Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883

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The Scientific American claims to be the oldest continuously published periodical in the United States, have launched its first publication in 1845. It has been a mainstay of popular science with in depth articles across a broad spectrum of scientific fields. In this supplement are short articles ranging through such topics as Insanity from Alcohol, Discovery of Ancient Church in Jerusalem, Preparation of Lard for Use in Pharmacy, and The New Russian Torpedo Boat. - Summary by Larry Wilson (4 hr 19 min)


The German National Monument - War and Peace 2:24 Read by Larry Wilson
The Art Aspects of Modern Dress 9:41 Read by Gini Rosario
Artisans' Dwellings, Hornsey 6:04 Read by BettyB
Enlarging on Argentic Paper and Opals 12:08 Read by Gini Rosario
The Manufacture and Characteristics of Photographic Lenses 4:40 Read by Availle
Improved Developers for Gelatine Plates 4:17 Read by Gini Rosario
The Preparation of Lard for Use in Pharmacy 7:13 Read by Gini Rosario
Anti-Corrosion Paint and Carbon in Steel 6:17 Read by James En
Apparatus for Extracting Starch from Potatoes 3:53 Read by Gini Rosario
A Simple Apparatus for Describing Ellipses 9:27 Read by Gini Rosario
The Manufacture of Charcoal in Kilns/All Varieties of Kilns 12:50 Read by Gini Rosario
Heat Developed in Forging 6:11 Read by SalemMan
A Novel Propeller Engine 18:20 Read by Gini Rosario
The New Russian Torpedo Boat, The Poti 2:45 Read by Alan Mapstone
A New Steamer Propelled by Hydraulic Reaction 11:50 Read by mleigh
A New Form of Flexible Band Dynamometer 8:43 Read by Lynn Marie
See's Gas Stove - Vignette 3:34 Read by James En
Rectification of Alcohol by Electricity / Plastic Carbon for Batteries 12:34 Read by Jean Coleman
Recent Studies on the Constitution of the Alkaloids 27:50 Read by J. M. Smallheer
On the Treatment of Congestive Headache 13:52 Read by Lilly Dawn
The Use of the Mullein Plant in the Treatment of Pulmonary Consumption 9:37 Read by Jean Coleman
Action of Mineral Waters and of Hot Water upon the Bile / Vivisection 6:20 Read by Andy Karl Roberts
Insanity from Alcohol 16:16 Read by SalemMan
Plantain as a Styptic 4:25 Read by Lynn Marie
Danger from Flies - The Zoological Society's Gardens - The Babiroussa 8:30 Read by Kerry Adams
On the Mineralogical Localities in and around New York City 14:01 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Discovery of Ancient Church in Jerusalem 10:13 Read by SalemMan
Dammara Australis - How to Successfully Transplant Trees 5:22 Read by Larry Wilson