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Quirky Photos From the National Library of Medicine (Slideshow)

In the new book, "Hidden Treasure," rare images give a quirky look into the odd history of medicine. Check out a slideshow of illustrations from the book.
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Parents Give Their Son a ‘Secret Treasure Room’ for His Fourth Birthday

Odd : Laughing Squid (16 hours ago)

Sarah Goer and her husband celebrated their son’s fourth birthday by giving him a “Secret Treasure Room,” a seven by 12 foot storage space with a steeply pitched roof they had kept hidden since moving into the house two years ago. T... Read Post

500 Years Of Rare Science Illustrations

Odd : The Presurfer (last year)

image credit Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library brings together an extraordinary collection of works from the Rare Book Room and Rare Book Collections of the Ame... Read Post

Rare, Beautiful and Disturbing Objects From the National Library of Medicine

Academics / General Science : Wired Science (2 years ago)

Buried in the National Library of Medicine's collection of more than 17 million items are some pretty amazing, largely unseen objects from around the world. The mesmerizing new book Hidden Treasure is filled with images of these obj... Read Post

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