The History of Credit and Debt

Athenian silver “owls” coins “Many believe we live in a time when our creditors force us into money troubles. When we find ourselves with a debt burden, the common lament is that we are victims of moneylenders, payday loan outfits,... Read More

27/05/2004

Europe Supported By Africa & America

Europe Supported By Africa & America By William Blake Engravings for J. G. Stedman, Narrative, of a five years’ expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the Wild coast of South America; from the year 1772, to... Read More

27/05/2004

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“I really don’t know where to start with this diary, it’s absolutely WONDERFUL. There are really two ways to write in a diary. The rarest form is where the author writes with the intension of no one reading it (or... Read More

27/05/2004

Picture-writing

“The written form of Sign Language is the picture-writing also called Pictography and Ideography, because it represents ideas and not words or letters. It is widely believed that Sign Language is the oldest of all languages; that indeed it existed... Read More

26/05/2004

The Sorting Game

“How easy is it to group people into “races” based on appearance? What about using individual traits? Does everybody classify the same way? Try your hand at “sorting” individuals and see if it matches how people think of themselves. Or... Read More

26/05/2004

Dandelion

O DANDELION, rich and haughty, King of village flowers! Each day is coronation time, You have no humble hours. I like to see you bring a troop To beat the blue-grass spears, To scorn the lawn-mower that would be Like... Read More

26/05/2004

Scream

The Screamonline page @ 1000 Journals Project, “One of the most significant and innovative sociological experiments in recent... Read More

25/05/2004

Marconi Station

“The Marconi Area obtained its name from the famous Italian inventor, Marconi. From a site here, Marconi successfully completed the first transatlantic wireless communication between the U.S. and England in 1903. Here, the outer beach is famous for its then... Read More

25/05/2004

David Graham

“Tirelessly traveling the United States, Graham captures the colorful, sometimes surreal, and often bizarre, in the thoroughly American landscape. Graham seeks out subjects which celebrate our singular freedom of expression in colorful roadside attractions and general oddities: toys and trompe... Read More

25/05/2004