Tag Archives: history

25 Amazing Books for Black History Month

Celebrate diverse stories, voices, and ideas with these Black History Month Book Picks!   ADULT FICTION The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead The Underground Railroad is a 2016 tells the story of Cora and Caesar, two slaves who make a bid for freedom from their Georgia plantations by following the …

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Creationism and evolution

Creationism. The belief in intelligent design rather than evolution. That a supreme being created the world and everything within it. That the humans were created by a supreme being within the last 10,000 years. Not all those who believe in God are Creationists. Bill Nye, universally known as the science …

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Submarines & Bridges by Nathan

There are two news stories at the moment concerning objects going cheap. One, a submarine that may be going to Port Stanley, or Port Burwell, or Port St. Thomas which has apparently become a lakeside city. The other story, a rather large railway bridge that’s already in St. Thomas. I …

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Submarines & Bridges by Nathan

There are two news stories at the moment concerning objects going cheap. One, a submarine that may be going to Port Stanley, or Port Burwell, or Port St. Thomas which has apparently become a lakeside city. The other story, a rather large railway bridge that’s already in St. Thomas. I …

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What's your take?

(This is an image of a submarine race) Port Stanley wants it, and so does Port Burwell and now it seems St.Thomas is jumping aboard (pardon the pun) the idea of parking the HMCS Ojibwa nearby. I don’t know much about nautical history in the area so I am really …

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What’s your take?

(This is an image of a submarine race) Port Stanley wants it, and so does Port Burwell and now it seems St.Thomas is jumping aboard (pardon the pun) the idea of parking the HMCS Ojibwa nearby. I don’t know much about nautical history in the area so I am really …

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Backus Page House

Talbot Settlement re-enactment runs today at Backus Page House, south of Wallacetown. We are located at 29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown, Ontario. Our hours are: Tuesday- Friday 10:00-16:30 Saturday-Sunday 12:00-16:30 Please contact us at 519-762-3072 Set against the backdrop of Lake Erie’s beautiful shoreline, the Backus Page-House is a living history …

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Book Review – Echo Park – Michael Connelly

13 years ago, Harry Bosch was unable to find who killed Marie Gesto and since then has been haunted by the failure. Now a serial killer is confessing to have killed her and to make matters worse, it appears that a lead that wasn’t followed up 13 years ago, could …

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Book Review – Raising Atlantis – Thomas Greanis

Earthquakes in Antarctica draws the attention of the US Military, the Vatican and even some terrorists. What they find is a huge pyramid buried under the thick ice. What lies within the pyramid could answer every question about the birth of humans, but it might also wipe out every human …

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Book of the Day – Ice Station – Matthew Reilly

Scientist at a station in the antarctic discover what appears to be a spacecraft frozen in the ice deep below the station in a half water filled cave. While a team of US marines make their way to the station, half of the scientists disappear while diving to see the …

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Book Review – Weapons of Choice – John Birmingham

From the Publisher On the eve of America’s greatest victory in the Pacific, a catastrophic event disrupts the course of World War II, forever changing the rules of combat. . . . The impossible has spawned the unthinkable. A military experiment in the year 2021 has thrust an American-led multinational …

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Book Review – Icefire – Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens

From the Publisher The most destructive natural disaster in history isn”t natural…. THE PLACE Antarctica. The Ross Ice Shelf. A floating slab of solid ice the size of France, more than 3,000 feet thick. THE EVENT On Thanksgiving weekend, six precisely placed nuclear warheads buried 2,000 feet beneath the ice …

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Book Review – Icefire – Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens

From the Publisher The most destructive natural disaster in history isn”t natural…. THE PLACE Antarctica. The Ross Ice Shelf. A floating slab of solid ice the size of France, more than 3,000 feet thick. THE EVENT On Thanksgiving weekend, six precisely placed nuclear warheads buried 2,000 feet beneath the ice …

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