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the Guide of the Month for July: interesting, different, amusing, amazing
Locally Uncommon, Amusing, or Amazing
Enjoy July 4th in Natchitoches
The Stinkiest Flower in the World?
It's Mr. Stinky, a titan arum, which bloomed on June 26.
The Cammie G. Henry Research Center at NSU
The CGHRC is used by historical researchers worldwide for subjects with local connections, ranging from Clementine Hunter to Carl Friedrich Gauss, the "Prince of Mathematicians."
"History's Most Famous Logjam" Started Near Natchitoches
From Strange but True, America, by John Hafnor
How to Pronounce "Natchitoches"
Links to the Unusual
The Unusual Electronic Art World of Nam June Paik
A Korean-American avant-garde artist, Paik was one of the earliest artists to combine audio and video technologies and tools. He composed multimedia, aleatory music using unusual instruments (playing a piano keyboard with a movie camera!)
"Relaxing Slime Compilation ASMR," Oddly Satisfying Video #105
Playing with colored slime or practicing bread-kneading skills? From Cosas Geniales.
Hervararkviða (The Incantation of Hervor)
A livestream on July 18 at 12:30 pm, featuring members of the NSU Theatre Dept.
Books to Read, Pictures to Look At
Curious Encounters with the Natural World
Michael Jeffords and Susan Post
Call Number: in Books at JStor; click the title for the link.
Publication Date: 2017
The Mystery Chronicles: More Real-Life X-Files
Call Number: In JStor; click the title for the link.
Publication Date: 2010
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