FYI September 20, 2018

On This Day

 
 
1697 – The Treaty of Ryswick is signed by France, England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic, ending the Nine Years’ War.
The Treaty or Peace of Ryswick, also known as The Peace of Rijswijk was a series of agreements signed in the Dutch city of Rijswijk between 20 September and 30 October 1697, ending the 1689-97 Nine Years War between France and the Grand Alliance of England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic.[b]

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Born On This Day

 
 
1906 – Vera Faddeeva, Russian mathematician (d. 1983)
Vera Faddeeva (Russian: Вера Николаевна Фаддеева; Vera Nikolaevna Faddeeva; 1906–1983) was a Soviet mathematician from a family of mathematicians. Faddeeva published some of the first work in the field of linear algebra. Her 1950 work, Computational methods of linear algebra was widely acclaimed and she won a USSR State Prize for it. Between 1962 and 1975, she prepared many research papers with her husband, Dmitry Konstantinovich Faddeev.

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FYI

 
 

By Elizabeth Bruenig in Arlington, Tex. Videos by Gillian Brockell: Twelve years ago, Amber Wyatt reported her rape. Few believed her. Her hometown turned against her. The authorities failed her. Danielle Kunitz and Gillian Brockell/The Washington Post What do we owe her now?
 
 
 
 
By Heather Chapman: Here’s how some rural schools are arming teachers
 
 
 
 
By Al Cross: Bill would keep secret how much revenue individual retailers get from SNAP; newspapers ask Senate to reject idea
 
 
 
 
By Justin Wise: Willie Nelson: ‘I don’t care’ if my supporters get angry that I support O’Rourke
 
 

 
 
 
 
By Michele Debczak: The iNaturalist App Is Like Shazam for Plants, Animals, and Insects
 
 
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By Michael Hobbs: Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong
 
 
 
 
By Justin Higginbottom: If a Tree Falls in the Forest, a Drone May Be There to See It — and Seed-Bomb
 
 
 
 
By Josh Jones: What Makes Edgar Allan Poe So Great? An Animated Video Explains
 
 

 
 
 
 
Atlas Obscura: Move to Inbox More 4 of 4 The great British hedgehog census is prickly business, Living in a Library New York’s early library buildings included apartments for on-site custodians and their families, The Puffing Gun Many popular cereals, including Kix and Cheerios, exploded out of its chamber and into existence and more ->
 
 

Atlas Obscura: Tracing ska music’s great migration, Tesla’s Tower In the early 20th century, the inventor Nikola Tesla set out to build a tower that would send wireless electricity around the world. But things didn’t go as he had planned. More ->
 
 
Atlas Obscura: Exploring the Ruins of Bannerman Castle
 
 
 
 
Quartz Obsession Today’s email was written by Whet Moser with Chase Purdy, edited by Jessanne Collins, and produced by Luiz Romero -> Coke: The secret recipe for global domination
 
 
 
 

Ideas

 
 
Wanda @ From House To Home Hometalker Inman, SC: Black and Gold Glam Cabinet Makeover
 
 
 
 
By DrewPaulDesigns: GARAWÄL: Convert Your Garage!
 
 


 
 

 
 

Recipes

 
 
Little on the complicated side~
By twiesner: Disney Inspired Poison Apple Cookies