BBC News - The Turk who saved the world (and other stories)

The Turk who saved the world (and other stories)

BBC News - The Turk who saved the world (and other stories)

Paracord Woggle Tutorial (Turk's Head Knot).  His instructions are so easy that I, Tiffany, was able to make 2 woggles in under 10 minutes, having never done a turkshead knot before.  Love his videos!  (Weavers of Eternity Renaissance)

Paracord Woggle Tutorial (Turk's Head Knot). His instructions are so easy that I, Tiffany, was able to make 2 woggles in under 10 minutes, having never done a turkshead knot before. Love his videos! (Weavers of Eternity Renaissance)

The Turk was a chess playing machine hoax from the 18th century... and an impressive piece of work.  It fascinated many, including names from history you would know.

The Turk was a chess playing machine hoax from the 18th century... and an impressive piece of work. It fascinated many, including names from history you would know.

Sicily, Italy climb the Scala dei Turchi translates to “stair of the Turks” due to its stair-like form or enjoy its two surrounding sandy beaches.

Sicily, Italy climb the Scala dei Turchi translates to “stair of the Turks” due to its stair-like form or enjoy its two surrounding sandy beaches.

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos.

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Grand Turk Island in the Turks and Caicos.

#automaton #the Turk The Turk, also known as the Mechanical Turk or Automaton Chess Player (German: Schachtürke, "chess Turk"' Hungarian: A Török), was a fake chess-playing machine constructed in the late 18th century. From 1770 until its destruction by fire in 1854, it was exhibited by various owners as an automaton, though it was exposed in the early 1820s as an elaborate hoax.

#automaton #the Turk The Turk, also known as the Mechanical Turk or Automaton Chess Player (German: Schachtürke, "chess Turk"' Hungarian: A Török), was a fake chess-playing machine constructed in the late 18th century. From 1770 until its destruction by fire in 1854, it was exhibited by various owners as an automaton, though it was exposed in the early 1820s as an elaborate hoax.

The Turk - Wikipedia

The Turk - Wikipedia

Closed in 1987 the Jolly Butchers in Brick Lane, E1 in 1950 - although it was known as the Turk & Slave in mid 1800s   https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B4RQS42IYAADbuC.jpg:large

Closed in 1987 the Jolly Butchers in Brick Lane, E1 in 1950 - although it was known as the Turk & Slave in mid 1800s https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B4RQS42IYAADbuC.jpg:large

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