If There Is Much In The Window There Should Be More In The Room

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

A Photo Album Forgotten in an Attic for 60 Years


In January 2007, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received a donation of a photograph album.

The inscription "Auschwitz 21.6.1944" on its first page signaled the uniqueness of the album—there are very few wartime photographs of the Auschwitz concentration camp complex, which included Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi killing center.

Though his name does not appear anywhere in the album, the dates of the photographs and various decorations including adjutant cords on the uniform of the album's owner,

Thursday, April 23, 2009



The concept of Virtual Autopsy was born 5 years ago when Tim Taylor – a medical student at the University of Leicester, created this site as part of a medical informatics special study module. The project was so big that he was commissioned to complete the site after the end of the study module.

Monday, April 6, 2009

The Yates Odyssey - TIME


On June 20, 2001, when the police reached this modest brick home on Beachcomber Lane in suburban Houston, they found Andrea drenched with bathwater, her flowery blouse and brown leather sandals soaking wet.

She had turned on the bathroom faucet to fill the porcelain tub and moved aside the shaggy mat to give herself traction for kneeling on the floor. It took a bit of work for her to chase down the last of the children; toward the end, she had a scuffle in the family room, sliding around on wet tile below a poster that proclaimed the epithets of Christ: SAVIOR, SHEPHERD, BISHOP OF SOULS.