The John Batchelor Show

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Tuesday 27 November 2012

    Painting, above: King Narmer of Upper Egypt conquers the Nile Delta [see: Eric Trager, 10PM segment on Morsi's power grab] JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host:  Larry Kudlow, Kudlow Report on CNBC; WABC Radio Tuesday 905P Eastern Time:  Larry Kudlow, in re: Nobody knows whither the tax/expenditure/...

Monday 26 November 2012

Photo, above: school of dolphins. See: 9:50PM report, below. The brain of an adult bottlenose dolphin is about 25% heavier than the average human adult's brain. At the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Mississippi, Kelly the dolphin has built up quite a reputation. All the dolphins at the...

Sunday 25 November 2012

  (Photo: Johnny von Neuman at Princeton Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) with the 1952 MANIAC: "In late 1945, von Neumann initiated a new project at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton to create an electronic computing instrument. As first conceived, the Institute, Princeton University...

Saturday 24 November 2012

  (Photo of a painting by Robert Griffing, b. 1940 : A Cherokee scout for General Edward Braddock's advance on the French and their Indian allies at Fort Duquesne, 1755, before the French attacks Braddocks' column and show the general, who perished July 13, 1755.  Scenes from SCOTT WEIDENSAUL, THE...

Friday 23 November 2012

  (Photo: Women at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, California, Oct0ber 1942. by Alfred T. Palmer. LOC.  Scenes from Arthur Herman, “Freedom’s Forge.”) Machinist Douglas Aircraft plant, Long Beach, CA, October 1942 905P: Richard Lucas, “Axis Sally.” Shortwave radio enthusiast Lucas...

Thursday 22 November 2012

(Photo: Paris, 1938, on the Right Bank of the Seine, likely the 8th Arrondisement. Scenes from Alan Furst's thrilling and shadowy "Mission to Paris." at 11 PM ET) Notre Dame in the snows of early 1938, from the Left Bank of the Seine.) 905P: Gina Apostol, author, Gun Dealer’s Daughter, A Novel. 1...

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Picture, above: The Blue Jay is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America. It is resident through most of eastern and central United States and southern Canada, although western populations may be migratory. Blue Jay fathers are not, in fact, blue; the feather barbs are...

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Photo, above: Virginia earthquake, 2011: Cracks in Washington Monument A detail photograph of the north side of the Washington Monument on the National Mall August 24, 2011, in Washington, D.C. It was announced that the Washington Monument would be closed "indefinitely" in the wake of the...

Monday 19 November 2012

Photo, above: where Hamas hides its rockets in Zeytoun, Gaza:  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Monday 905P Eastern Time (605P Pacific Time):   . Eric Trager, Washington Institute, in re: About 500 Egyptian activists have crossed into Gaza to deliver medical supplies and show support for Palestinians, according...

Sunday 18 November 2011

Graphic, above:  The set of all numbers, real and imaginary JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Sunday  905PM Eastern (605P Pacific): The Irrationals: A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count On by Julian Havil; 1 of 4 The insides of this book are as clever and compelling as the subtitle on the cover. Havil, a...

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