Top Links #104 Loop 303, Building A Power Plant in Anhui & the Collapse of the Italian Party System
The Enthusiasts, Stephen ConroyScottish (born 1964)
Building a power plant in Anhui in the 1970s
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Arizona’s Loop 303
Illustrated Catalog of American Fruits & Nuts
19th- and early 20th-century state capacity was quite something!
The United States Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection encompasses over 7.500 botanical watercolor paintings of evolving fruit and nut varieties, alongside specimens introduced by USDA plant explorers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Assembled between 1886 and 1942, the collection’s remarkable, botanically accurate watercolors were executed by some 21 professional artists (including nine women). Authored largely before the widespread application of photography, the watercolors were intended to aid accurate identification and examination of fruit varietals, for the nation’s fruit growers. Documenting the transformation of American pomology, the science of fruit breeding and production, and the horticultural innovations accountable for contemporary fruit cultivation and consumption, the USDA’s collection offers fascinating anthropological and horticultural insights concerning the fruits we ecstatically devour, and why.
The collapse of the Italian party political system in 1992 was total.
“the justification of the ‘movement’”
“Why should we care about TS Eliot’s The Waste Land?”, fascinating review this by Jason Harding.
“Yoga had a tremendous influence on me. I was always trying to find a center and yoga provided that." Sonny Rollins
h/t Greg McDonald