Category Archives: Books

Eric Laithwaite: Inward Travelling Magnetic Field

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Eric Laithwaite was a smiling subversive who became a mainstream outcast.

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Willy The Fink and the Replica Royals

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Watch Willy The Fink finger the fakes in the finale.

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Matthew Paris and the Replica Royals

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Matthew Paris prepared the ingredients for the 1915 Short-Cross Sandwich.

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Arabian Horizon: Battle of Yarmouk

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¿Was “one of the most decisive battles in military history” a Natural Disaster?

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Manhattan 2020

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Exorcists and Extortionists

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Medical history doesn’t repeat but it’s replete with snake oil salesmen.

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Heather Mac Donald: Coronavirus & Culture War

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Thankfully, there are still some very interesting characters in this world.

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Johan Giesecke: Evidence Based Actions

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Johan Giesecke is [amongst other things] a Swedish epidemiologist.

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Brockton Field Hospital

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Can an Influenza Epidemic really crater in as little as 5 or 10 days?

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Corona Cuomo

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Should the media be praising Corona Cuomo or burying him?

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Chicago Comparisons

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The 1918 Influenza and Pneumonia data from Chicago provides an excellent baseline against which the Corona Crisis of 2020 can be assessed.

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Martin Armstrong: Manipulating the World Economy

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Martin Armstrong is a very interesting political economist.

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Chicago Influenza 1918

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What have the experts forgotten in the last 100 years?

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Fear Porn Friday: Climate Change

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The good news is: Arctic winters are a little less cold. The bad news is: We’re all going to die!

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Southern Beech

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The Southern Beech supplies the segue for a series of Southern Hemisphere surprises.

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Nippur and The Great Trench

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The extraordinary excavation of Nippur at the end of the 19th century provided extraordinary evidence that the Fall of Babylon [officially 539 BC] coincided with the transformation of cuneiform into Arabic letters at the Arabian Horizon [637 CE].

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The Orion Fly-By

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The iconography associated with the Orion constellation is [quite literally] an open book but it’s pictorial narrative depends upon the pages being correctly sequenced.

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Indian Salt: Wallace Line

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The official Story of Sugar deploys an armada of Austronesians to transport sugar cane across the Wallace Line.

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Indian Salt: Kingdom of Funan

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The modern version of the Sugar Cane Story forgets about the fragmentation of Greater India and the destruction of the Kingdom of Funan.

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Indian Salt: The Elephant Bird

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The story of sugar contains some terrifically tall stories.

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Michael Rectenwald: Springtime for Snowflakes

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Michael Rectenwald discovered his fall from grace was a learning opportunity.

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The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

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Tired of tinsel?

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Parallax Problems

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The second step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck involves trying to discover which pieces of the puzzle are mangled or missing.

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Parallax Prelude

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The first step towards solving the puzzle of the Stellar Parallax Clusterfuck is to open the box and familiarise yourself with the individual pieces of the puzzle.

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The Marne Money Manufactory

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This paper was read before the Numismatic Society on 22nd November 1838.

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Bristol-Mendip Hoard of 1866

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Somerset silver stashes lead to sequencing surprises and solid gold.

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Ravenna Revealed: Curious Clues

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The mosaics of San Giovanni Evangelista provide some very curious clues.

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Ravenna Revealed

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Serendipity serves up some surprises.

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Three Flavours of 700 Year Old Fudge

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The last 2,000 years have been punctuated by three catastrophic horizons that have spawned three different versions of history.

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1212 Children’s Crusade

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Time to settle down boys and girls.

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Alaskan Muck: Prime Suspects

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In the blame game the prime suspects are usually eliminated [one-by-one] from the investigation until a neatly packaged single actor scenario is revealed such as “Miss Scarlett” in the “Conservatory” with the “Dagger”.

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Alaskan Muck: Indelicate Details

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It’s difficult to draw valid conclusions when indelicate details are omitted.

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Alaskan Muck: Ivory Islands in the Arctic

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In many recent and valuable works of science, the distribution of the remains of the Mammoth in Siberia have been described.

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Alaskan Muck: Alaskan Ash

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Alaska has a lot of volcanoes.

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Alaskan Muck: The Canning River Region

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In 1919 Ernest de Koven Leffingwell dated Alaskan Ice by dating Ice Wedges. The elegant simplicity of his stunning scientific achievement highlights just how far the Earth Sciences have retreated from rationality, reason and reality in the last 100 years.

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