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  1. WI: HP Lovecraft, the world's oldest man

    Howard Philips Lovecraft was born in Providence, on the 20th August 1890, and the first 47 years of his life proceed much as usual, writing, poverty, cancer and all. Yet in this timeline, though the cancer proves a significant health scare, he survives through it nonetheless. In the year 1990 he...
  2. AHC: An earlier internet, and the effects thereof

    Though of course the earliest government owned forms of the internet date back to the 1960s, and Usenet was technically accessible from 1980, it was only really after the "eternal September" of 1993 that the Internet really began to take off as something accessible to the masses, ultimately...
  3. WI: Civilisation in the Pampas

    For those who don't know, the Pampas are a lowland region of South America perfect for agriculture. Large and covering over 750,000 square kilometres, they're flat, bear a temperate climate, have fertile soil and rainfall patterns evenly distributed throughout the year. In other words, a perfect...
  4. Children of the Mountains: A different South America
    Threadmarks: Teji's Journey

    800 BCE Teji felt as if he had been walking for years, although he knew it had been mere days since he and his people had been forced to leave their homes for good. And if things were to continue as they had done for the days since then, he doubted that they would be walking much longer...
  5. Children of the Mountains: A different South America

    800 BCE Teji felt as if he had been walking for years, although he knew it had been mere days since he and his people had been forced to leave their homes for good. And if things were to continue as they had done for the days since then, he doubted that they would be walking much longer...
  6. WI: Earlier invention of photography

    Although photography was only invented in the 1820s, it could easily have been invented much earlier. The camera obscure dates back to the time of the ancient greek, early magnifying glasses are recorded dating back to 400 BC, lenses were rediscovered in the 12th century and silver nitrate was...
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