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November 15, 2011

 

thaumatrope creation

What Is A Thaumatrope?

Did you know that the thaumatrope was invented by an English physician named J. A. Paris in 1926?

February 6, 2007

 

A picture of the Indiana Ocean, in many shades of blue.

The History Of “Mesmerize” And “Hypnotism”

Have you ever been mesmerized? If so, you know that the term "mesmerize" means to be captivated in a trance-like state. But do you know its history?

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