1906 San Francisco Earthquake

SeismographThe graphic beneath could be very cool, integrating a number of information about the geography and historical motion on this fault. Edward Tufte could be happy.

Understanding, dwelling and understanding our cultures is one of the many ways we are able to start to rehabilitate our folks and communities. It is necessary that we do this as quickly as we will because at current, we appear to be at a breaking point, and who knows what will occur beyond that. We need to begin to talk about our cultures, customs, traditions, historical past, languages, music, dances, sacred rites and practices, traditional costume, social mores, ethical, respect and Ubuntu/Botho-Eruditely. We will all of us, Africans of South Africa do that, as a result of we’re better than this.

By the early 1700s, it had develop into widespread data that sturdy earthquakes disturb the water surfaces of ponds and lakes, and this phenomenon was exploited in several early seismoscopes. Most of those gadgets used some variation on a vessel of liquid mercury that would spill, or a minimum of slosh round, leaving a report of its movement. None of these gadgets was sensitive sufficient to be of much scientific worth.

Cai Lun, who was a Chinese language Eunuch (in all probability to protect the harem of the Emperor) was the inventor of paper in one hundred and five AD. To my mind-set paper was a much more vital discovery than gunpowder, but then I am a pacifist. Many centuries later in 751 AD Arab captured Chinese language Paper makers after the defeat of the Chinese military at the Battle of Talas River and this is how paper making unfold to the world.

I’ve collected a smidgen of our photographs of all the eleven(eleven) nations of Mzantsi. I select to see ourselves as a collectives of countries which might be part of one Untied Nation of Mzantsi. for us to even think along these terms is a stretch for many people. Cultural schooling and transmission ought to happen in ever lesson or data we impart to ourselves. We are One Individuals, and that is a reality many can have a troublesome time trying to dislodge.

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