Friday Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters (Audiobook)

The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 3 of 5 stars Narrated by Susan O'Malley This is the second in Elizabeth Peters' Amelia Peabody series, chronicling the adventures of Amelia Peabody Emerson and her husband, Radcliffe Emerson as they work to uncover the tombs of ancient pharaohs in Victorian era Egypt. In … Continue reading Friday Review: The Curse of the Pharaohs (Amelia Peabody #2) by Elizabeth Peters (Audiobook)

Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Welsh Myth Book Under UV Light, Purifying Plants, Ancient Israeli Artifacts, and MRI of Sting’s Brain

Ultraviolet light reveals text and markings in the oldest Welsh language book that has been found. It may contain new stories or poems about Arthur and Merlin: Black Book of Camarthen We've known for a while that plants can help purify the air in our homes. Here's a list of some and the toxins they … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Welsh Myth Book Under UV Light, Purifying Plants, Ancient Israeli Artifacts, and MRI of Sting’s Brain

Wednesday Wanderings: Archaeological Looting, Special Hugo presenter, LEGO Gummies (!), and a Book that Can Purify Water

Looting of important archaeological sites is a global problem. A team of scientists in Scotland are targeting the issue: Saving Artifacts Even with all the brouhaha over this year's Hugo awards, the show did go on. With one special presenter: Hugo Presentation LEGO Gummy Candies? Yes, please!: LEGO Gummies A book that can purify water: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Archaeological Looting, Special Hugo presenter, LEGO Gummies (!), and a Book that Can Purify Water