Eclectic Mix
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Eclectic Mix
An eclectic mix of articles about our world and the universe we live in, with some political commentary
Curated by Pamela D Lloyd
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How One Man Accidentally Forged An Ancient Archaeological Artifact

How One Man Accidentally Forged An Ancient Archaeological Artifact | Eclectic Mix | Scoop.it
You're a goldsmith, and a couple of guys approach you asking you to make a special gift for a friend. It's a Greek-themed tiara, and they want a specific inscription. Well, what's the worst that could happen?
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Ah, the tangled webs...

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Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark

Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark | Eclectic Mix | Scoop.it
They called it “Angel’s Glow.”
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Fascinating article about nematodes and luminescent bacteria that helped Civil War soldiers overcome serious infections.

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US National Archives Plans to Upload All Holdings to Wikimedia Commons

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News and notes US National Archives enshrines Wikipedia in Open Government Plan, plans to upload all holdings to Commons The US National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) have committed to engaging with Wikimedia projects in their newest Open Government Plan. The biannual effort is a roadmap for how the agency will accomplish its goals in the digital age.

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Excellent news for scholars, writers, genealogists, and anyone else with an interest in historical US documents.

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