Sunday Summary – April 12th, 2015

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So what did you miss this week?

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Monday, April 6th, in 1896 we saw the return of the Olympics, we reviewed the film The Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec, and added Mixology 210 to the list of Symposium Sessions.

 

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Tuesday, April 7th, in 1827 saw the invention of the first successful friction match, we reviewed the book The Other Log of Phileas Fogg, and Full-Figured Fashion was added the list of panels at the Symposium.

 

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Wednesday, April 8th, in 1820 we discovered the Venus de Milo statue, experienced Electric Kisses with Dr. Pembroke, invited you to a game of Space 1889 at the International Steampunk Symposium, and the Uncommon Geek podcast explored “Crossovers That Need to Happen!”

 

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Thursday, April 9th, in 1860 the oldest surviving voice recording was made in French, Ms. Hood interviewed Bone Shaker Boxes, and The Mustache Makes The Man was added to the almost complete list of Symposium Sessions.

 

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Friday, April 10th, in 1904 infamous occultist Aleister Crowley completed his The Book of Law, Calamity Dawn informed us All About the Sake, and award winning presenter Julie Niesen Gosdin was added the Symposium schedule with her French Influence on Vietnamese Food session

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Saturday, April 11th, in 1908 Germany launched its SMS Blücher armored cruiser, we explored the reality of virtual reality in Welcome to Your Augmented Future, and added From Astronomia to Zeppelin: A Short History of German Science Fiction to the list of Symposium Sessions.

 

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Sunday, April 12th, in 1937 a British engineer invented the turbojet engine, we had the short story The Axeman’s Name” by J. Kraft Mitchell, and then it was time for the Sunday Summary!

 

Coming Next Week . . .

The Symposium countdown continues, more book and film reviews, food and drink history, and more!

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