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Richard III's Tomb Unveiled at Leicester Cathedral
Offbeat  (tags: Leicester cathedral, tomb, King Richard III, funeral, history, Plantagenet, monarch )

- 14 hours ago -
The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral.
Richard III? It's His Killer We Should Really Be Honouring
World  (tags: UK, Richard III, Reinterment, History, Battle of Bosworth, Rhys ap Thomas )

- 1 day ago -
"As the nation focuses on the reinterment of Richard III, Christopher Wilson says the man who dealt him the fatal blow, Rhys ap Thomas, merits greater recognition "
A History of the Department Store
Offbeat  (tags: shopping, department store, history )

- 3 days ago -
From Victorian London to Soviet-era Moscow, department stores have changed the way we shop and have shaped global culture
Earth Has A Layer No One Knew About
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, concept, design, discovery, history, research, science, scientists, study, technology, world )

- 4 days ago -
But today it has one less secret. Researchers have just published a paper in Nature Geoscience announcing they've discovered a remarkably stiff layer in the Earth's mantle--the layer of molten or pliable rock located between the crust and the Earth's core
Richard III Burial: Five Centuries on, the Last Medieval King Finally Gains Honour in Death
Offbeat  (tags: Thousands, gather, Leicester, King Richard III, Plantagenet, history, UK )

- 5 days ago -
Thousands gather in Leicester for re burial of King Richard III.
Critics Attack 'Undignified Pantomime' of King's Reburial as Tourists Queue Up to View Coffin in Leicester
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, Leicester cathedral, funeral, UK, history )

- 6 days ago -
For some, it is a fitting tribute to an unfairly maligned British monarch who has been denied the proper state send-off for more than 500 years.
Why Spain Searched for the Bones of Its Greatest Author
Science & Tech  (tags: spain, madrtid, author, miguel de cervantes, writer, bones, ancient, discovery, history, humans, research, science, scientists, world )

- 6 days ago -
Scientists and researchers in Madrid claim to have uncovered the remains of Miguel de Cervantes, the great Spanish writer who died in 1616.
Blowing Smoke - The Weirdest Medical Procedures Throughout History
Science & Tech  (tags: history, medicine )

- 9 days ago -
I don't think that any modern doctor would try any of these.
Richard III to Be Sealed Inside a Lead-Lined Coffin Made By His Closest Living Relative Ahead of His Burial Next Week
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, burial, lead, coffin, history )

- 12 days ago -
The remains of Richard III are to be sealed inside a lead-lined coffin just days ahead of his reburial next week - 530 years after he died.
Fracking Will Ruin Sacred, Preserved Sites in the âEUR~American Cradle of CivilizationâEUR(TM) - Lawsuit
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Court, Fracking, History, Law, Scandal, USA )

- 13 days ago -
A Navajo advocacy group has asked a federal judge to halt hydraulic fracking permits in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico, claiming that drilling threatens a historic UNESCO heritage site considered sacred by Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo peoples.
Your Teachers Got These 10 Things From History Really, Really Wrong ~ What Lies!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, history, U.S., government, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, children, interesting, politics, dishonesty, movies, media, humans )

- 13 days ago -
Our teachers, our text books, and pop culture often misrepresent ~ or straight-up fudge ~ the historical truth to fit with the commonly told stories of what took place. So let's undo some of the damage myths have done to the facts, and find out what ...
Museum Cats Have Crawled Down Through Russian History
Offbeat  (tags: cats, history, museum, Russia )

- 18 days ago -
Hermitage museum houses 70 cats in its basement and courtyards

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