Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Medical book, build your own loom and Italian Villas

Rare 500-year-old illustrated medical book shows doctors analysing urine to diagnose illness and brushing lice from a boy's hair

  • Encyclopedia of knowledge and folklore on plants, animals and minerals
  • Book is on display for the first time at University of Aberdeen as part of the Pharmacopoeia exhibition

Build your own scrap wood loom

Decline and fall of the Italian villa: Haunting images of the forgotten palaces which are now spectacular ruins

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2181957/Italian-villa-The-palatial-rustic-retreats-Renaissance-lie-abandoned.html#ixzz26BAeZfO2

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