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Many of my historical projects have delved into the technology of the Middle Ages, and it’s a topic I enjoy researching. I am always discovering cool things–sometimes things I’m not, alas, in a position to use. One fantastic example is … Continue reading
This topic is one of the interesting intersections between my medieval research and my current research into Chinese technology. Some of the earliest known automated figures are clock jacks–figures that come out and do something when a clock strikes a … Continue reading
A couple of recent court cases and the advent of recent changes to health insurance law have brought the issue of who controls the patient’s access to health care into the public mind, particularly in relation to religious freedom. Should … Continue reading
Now that Elisha Barber is out in the open, available in a bookstore near you, one of the questions I’m frequently asked is whether I have a medical background. The short answer is, alas, no–though I am fortunate to have … Continue reading
As you know, next week will see the launch of Elisha Barber, and with it, the culmination of a dream which will hopefully lead to many more. Will it be a success? The suspense is killing me! And it makes … Continue reading
Medieval alchemy, chemistry related technology and random things distilled from books and artefacts
By Nadine Korte, History Teacher and Huge History Nerd
Beautiful photos of hiking and other outdoor adventures.
Movie reviews for people who don't have time for movie reviews
medical humanities + social justice
A writer, a dentist, a pianist, the sole survivor of Hiroshima, the true architecture of the Trojan horse and the academic adviser for Harry Potter :)
Exploring Early Medieval Landscapes
An amateur's blog about Medieval history, books, etc.