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Dead Sea Scrolls: New Exit On The Information Super Highway

For those not familiar with the Dead Sea Scrolls, they are the only known surviving copies of Biblical documents made before 100 AD. So, it’d be nice to try and preserve them in any way possible. What better way to insure its longevity than the immortal internet? Now, not only is the oldest Hebrew record of the Old Testament discovered ...

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Rendezvous With Anus: Japanese Anatomy Scrolls From The 1800s

Back in the 1800s, if you got shot in the leg, it came off. Broke your arm? Let’s drink some whiskey and saw it off. Modern medicine has been well aided through anatomical drawings from centuries past. Kaibo Zonshinzu has not only drawn some of the most intricate, beautiful medical scrolls, but takes it the extra mile by depicting pain ...

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