The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

In early June 1912, a cataclysmic explosion occurred in a remote area of Alaska, about 250 miles southwest of Anchorage. The explosion was so massive that its effects were felt in places as far away from the explosion as Washington D.C., as high-altitude haze robbed the northern temperate zone of about 10% of the Sun’s…

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History

Here is a small essay written by English historian James Anthony Froude, transcribed by me in Simplified Gregg. Attachment: history.pdf

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The Land Crab

Land crabs are very common in tropical regions of the globe. Find out a little about them by reading this article, transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: the-land-crab.pdf

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Hairpins

The Sun, the defunct New York City newspaper, was known for its humorous editorials. This one was published on May 19, 1902. I transcribed it in Centennial Gregg for the blog. Attachment: hairpins.pdf

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The Baltimore Oriole

What do you know about this beautiful bird? Read this article by the great American artist and naturalist John James Audubon and transcribed by me in Simplified Gregg for the blog to find out. Attachment: the-baltimore-oriole.pdf

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