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    Movie | Failure of Engineer Garin (1973)

    Title: Failure of Engineer Garin Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller, Adventure Director: Leonid Kvinikhidze Cast: Oleg Borisov, Aleksandr Belyavskiy, Nonna Terentyeva, Vladimir Tatosov, Mikhail Volkov, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Grigori Gaj, Algimantas Masiulis, Valentin Nikulin, Efim...
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    1390 or 1666: Book of Ballymote. Improperly dated by the PTB?

    The Book of Ballymote is an iconic and hugely important 14th century Irish manuscript. Since it was presented to the Academy in 1785 many scholars have worked to decipher, disseminate and debate its content and form. This online exhibition takes a look at some of the scholarly works undertaken...
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    Book | 2001: Mortal Engines by Philipp Reeve

    Plot The book is set in a post-apocalyptic world, ravaged by a "Sixty Minute War", which caused massive geological upheaval. To escape the earthquakes, volcanoes, and other instabilities, a Nomad leader called Nikola Quercus (known as god Nicholas Quirke by the time of the book) installed huge...
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    Book | 1940s: The Shaver Mystery

    Richard Sharpe Shaver was an American writer and artist. He achieved notoriety in the years following World War II as the author of controversial stories that were printed in science fiction magazines (primarily Amazing Stories), in which he claimed that he had had personal experience of a...
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    Book | 1824 Flood in The Fencing Master by Alexandre Dumas

    My wife is reading the Fencing Master by Alexandre Dumas. Apparently, it contains some info on one of the Saint Petersburg floods of the 19th century. Considering that the book was first published between 1840-42, we could be talking about the Siant Petersburg flood of 1824. Book - Text Book...
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    Book | 1842: The Murder Den, and Its Means of Destruction. Population Thinning

    Was watching The Thinning movie, and plugged "population thinning" into Google Ngram. Ended up with the below text, which I'm not sure what to make of. Some 1840 British politician voices his opinion on the doctrine titled "Malthus's and Marcus's Doctrine." I am not sure we can obtain the...
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    Book | 1990: Tower of Babylon. Alternate Universe story by Ted Chiang

    I did not look for any confirmation, but rumor has it, that Ted Chiang might have some Freemasonry connections. Whether true or not, I do not know. Synopsis: Set in the biblical building of the Tower of Babylon, we follow a miner called Hillalum ascending the tower to work at the top. What...
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    Book | 1907: The War in the Air by H.G. Wells

    As the airships sailed along they smashed up the city. The War in the Air, a military science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, written in four months in 1907 and serialised and published in 1908 in The Pall Mall Magazine, is like many of Wells's works notable for its prophetic ideas, images...
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    Book | 1904: The Giants

    Unfortunately the book is in French, so it could be (or not) something interesting to look at for our French speaking blog readers. Warning: the book has a few graphic images with a some weewees out in the open The book is medical, so expect the related stuff This is a 1904 publication. Sounds...
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    Book | 1731-35: Physica Sacra

    The following four volume work was written by the below two enlightened gentlemen. I believe we are seeing the faces of those, who knew the truth, and had a chance to participate in the Narrative adjustment activities. Some of the images presented in the books suggest that the truth is somewhere...
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    Book | 1892: Hartmann the Anarchist or The Doom of the Great City

    Hartmann the Anarchist or The Doom of the Great City is a science fiction novel by Edward Douglas Fawcett first published in 1892. It remained out of print for over 100 years and has only recently been re-published. Hartmann the Anarchist Edward Douglas Fawcett His 1893 book was called...
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    Book | 1626: New Atlantis by Francis Bacon

    This is actually some pretty interesting reading. Given the date, may be there could be some "between the lines" info for an attentive reader. New Atlantis is an incomplete utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon, published after Bacon's death in 1626. It appeared unheralded and tucked into the back...
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    Book | 1835: The Year 4338. Petersburg Letters

    I highly recommend this short novel. After reading it, you might be able to get a better grasp on the supposedly omitted parts of our history. Just remember that the author wrote it in 1835. There was no possible way he could have known all the details of the life style, which appeared to be...
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    Book | Olaf Jansen's Story. The Smoky God or a Voyage to the Inner World.

    In 1811, a Norwegian sailor named Olaf Jansen claimed he had sailed through an entrance to the inside of Earth at the North Pole. He claimed to have lived in the beautiful paradise for years with his father, among humans who were 12 feet tall and immune from illness. This is a small book...
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    Book | The New Chronology by Fomenko and Nosovskiy

    For some, the New Chronology requires no introduction, at the same time there are way more people who have never heard about it. Sometimes I wonder whether we would even be talking about the lost, or stolen history without the effort put in by Mr. Fomenko and Mr. Nosovsky. I hope this little...
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