Men in Wigs

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The Mechanism of Human Physiognomy

Plates from Guillaume-Benjamin Duchenne’s ‘Mécanisme de la Physionomie Humaine’, published by Jules Renouard, Paris, in 1862. By applying electrodes to male and female volunteers, Duchenne …Continued

The Maps of Piri Reis

Piri Reis was a 16th century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which …Continued

Operation Doorstep (1953)

Operation Doorstep was a Civil Defense test from 1953 in which blast and thermal effects were evaluated on mannequins, automobiles, and wooden frame houses. …Continued