Grab a cup of coffee, my dears, and head over to Virtual Tudors. The site introduces itself with this: When Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose, sank in 1545 almost 500 people drowne… Read More
Wow! From the BBC: London ‘alight’ for Great Fire retelling. A giant wooden replica of 17th century London has been set ablaze on the River Thames in a retelling of the Great Fi… Read More
How cool is this? From the Guardian: The app that gives Oslo’s children a direct say over their own road safety. With €347,000 (£290,000) in funding from the city, the Rese… Read More
From the Smithsonian Magazine: A Secret Tunnel Found in Mexico May Finally Solve the Mysteries of Teotihuacán. In the fall of 2003, a heavy rainstorm swept through the ruins of Teoti… Read More
From Nautilus: Your legacy on earth may be a plant. Most people don’t realize how easy it is, when it comes down to it, for almost all signs of their existence to be wiped from the la… Read More
Oooh, this matters. The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Save Firefox! post explains how an important organization has made a terrible decision that will affect the future of the web… Read More
Ah, kelp. It’s an amazing seaweed, which is supposed to grow in profusion all over the place. (Well, I don’t know about your part of the world, but certainly in mine.) In recent… Read More
From Grist: Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again. In the steep fields of Ethiopia’s highlands, when rain falls on the parched, overworked land it runs downhill, carrying soil w… Read More
From the Guardian: The inside story of Facebook’s biggest setback. Manzar, who is 48, had spent much of his life working to help Indians get online, and now one of the biggest tech co… Read More
From the BBC: How a 15-year-old discovered an ancient city. What was your biggest achievement at the age of 15? Well, a Canadian teenager has outshone the experts after discovering a lost M… Read More
Subscribe to Mirabilis.ca | An Eclectic Collection Of Wonderful Things.
Get updates delivered right to your inbox!