You know how everyone always thought that Thomas Edison inventor the lightbulb, the phonograph, the immortal soul, etc. The first person to record sound? Well, it turns out that just a pack of dirty lies perpetuated by the victors of history it true that Edison did, in fact, invent the phonograph, the first machine to both record sound and reproduce it as sound, it was a rightfully spiteful Parisian typesetter by the name of Edouard Leon Scott de Martinville who was the first guy to record sound at all, if only as a visual representation in lines and squiggles. Finally, after searching for years for the original gift of sound and vision, an American audio historian, David Giovannoni, recently got a hold of a one of these phonautograms, apparently the audio equivalent of the grail.
Leading up to Valentine’s Day, In Bloom staff from marketing and events help with bundling roses, and a 48 foot refrigerated truck holds arrangements before they go out to customers. For the holiday weekend, about 40 contract drivers will help with deliveries, which comprise a majority of business. Other customers can utilize a new pandemic inspired curbside option when picking up orders..
Think gun enthusiasm is not the root of all evil. I think the NRA is a patriotic organization. I think marksmanship is a virtue, shooting sports used to be bigger than baseball. While antique jewellery can refer to anything that’s dated, inherited or from a bygone era, vintage refers specifically to the jewellery that was popular during the 1920s and 1930s. The era of flapper girls and jazz, tassels and headbands ruled the scene, as women defied norms to hike up hemlines and show off their figures the decade that heralded women’s liberation, in a way, also set a trend for jewellery referred to as Art Deco. Inspired by geometric designs and bold colours, the designs of the period are famous for their use of diamonds along with coloured gemstones and the classic black and white designs teaming black onyx with white diamonds in patterns were immortalized during this era.
You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeFor the second time in a year, children across the country have once again been asked to learn from home.While modern technology allows the opportunity to facilitate this and continue their education, not every child is fortunate enough to be able to access the technology they need to continue their education.Around 8,000 children and young people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough do not have a laptop or PC and more than 3,000 currently do not have internet access at home which would allow them to access lessons and online resources, support from their teachers, or even interact with their classmates.These students have been without the same means to study at home as their peers since the first lockdown in March 2020.While we can change what has happened, we can help and make a huge difference to the future and education of children across the county.Sign up to the CambridgeshireLive newsletterIf you looking for a way to stay up to date with the latest breaking news from around Cambridgeshire, the CambridgeshireLive newsletter is a good place to start.The daily update will deliver the topnewsandfeatures to your inbox every evening.We choose the most important stories of the day to include in the newsletter, including crime, court news, long reads, traffic and travel, food and drink articles and more.Signing up to the newsletter is simple.It one of the many ways that you can read the news that matters to you from CambridgeshireLive.With the pace at which modern technology is changing and updating, we can find ourselves with old devices which still work after we obtained the latest upgrade.A partnership has been formed between Cambridge 2030, Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council, the Cambs Youth Panel and Cambridge Digital Partnership to launch the Digital Drive Cambridgeshire and Peterborough campaign.The aim of the campaign is to find 8,000 laptops and provide internet access so that every single child across our county can access their school work at home. So how can you help? One of the easiest ways to help is if you got an old laptop gathering dust somewhere.Read MoreDigital Drive: Our campaign to level up learning through laptops in CambridgeshireThese can be donated to the scheme where the laptop will be delivered to the Cambs Youth Panel which will then remove and destroy all hard drives, and data, and refurbish the laptops to ensure they in good working order.The laptops will then be given to schools across the county to be distributed to the children and young people who need them.Once the child has received their laptop it is their own to keep so not only will they be able to access education online during lockdown, but they also be set up for the future giving them a device that will see them through as many years of their education as the laptop lasts. To find your nearest donation point use our interactive map below:.