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Carboot Sale / I Bought More Books… – CrankyAutistic

  Hello! So, I’ve mentioned in previous posts before this one that I live near a bookstore where the books can be as cheap as 25p each. That means that I can end up buying a lot of books… Source: Carboot Sale / I Bought More Books… – CrankyAutistic

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Hear the First Recording of the Human Voice (1860) | Open Culture

When inventor Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville sang a nursery rhyme into his phonoautogram in 1860, he had no plans on ever playing this recording back. A precursor to the wax cylinder, the phonoautogram took inputs for the study of sound waves, but could not be turned into an output device. Source: Hear the First Recording […]

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Unvaccinated Little Girl Nearly Dies from Tetanus After Fall Outside | Katie Joy

A toddler in Hawaii fell off old bleachers and contracted tetanus. The illness nearly killed the little girl, and her mother is urging parents to vaccinate […] Source: Unvaccinated Little Girl Nearly Dies from Tetanus After Fall Outside | Katie Joy

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Languages – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Is it Swiss Sunday already. Seems only seven days since we had the last one. One of the things that strikes you about your time in Switzerland is the sound. In the Alps it is just the sweet sound o… Source: Languages – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and […]

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Give Halle Bailey a Chance – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

I don’t know who needs to read this title, but somebody does. Here’s why:  Disney has a history of casting Afro-Caribbean voices in Little Mermaid roles, and their peripherals, beginning with … Source: Give Halle Bailey a Chance – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog