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Saganpalooza
Science & Tech  (tags: cal, sagan, Saganpalooza, space, pbs, history, study, science, scientists, world, interesting )

Mari
- 31 days ago - pbs.org
This week is Saganpalooza here at Secret Life, a celebration of the man who inspired thousands both to love science and to share it with the world.
The Nazis Even Hitler Was Afraid of By George Eliason
Society & Culture  (tags: Ultra Nationalism, Ukraine, Banderas, history, politics, world )

Nancy
- 34 days ago - opednews.com
Every important ministry, from education and social policy to policing, prosecution and national defense, is headed by Ultra Nationalists. In every aspect of national life, Ultra Nationalists now determine what it means to be Ukrainian and all the...
Very Close Encounter: Enormous Asteroid to Zip Between Earth and Moon Wednesday
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, safety, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Caree
- 46 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Earth is in for a close call. Asteroid 2014 DX110 is one of the closest asteroids to approach Earth in recent months. It is set to fly between the Earth and moon Wednesday evening at 33,000 mph and be an estimated 217,000 miles from Earth. Weighing 16,000
8 Surprising Historical Facts That Will Change Your Concept Of Time Forever
Offbeat  (tags: History, History Misconceptions, History Trivia, Historical Misconceptions, Historical Trivia, Same Time, History Timeline Wrong, Events Same Time, Historical Same Time, WorldPost News, huffington post )

Evelyn
- 48 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"What are two events that took place in the same time in history but don't seem like they would have?" puts key historical moments into some much-needed context.
How Conservatives Lost the Culture War
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, politics, society, culture war, conservatives, liberals, rights, history, ethics, americans, usa, news, government, freedoms, culture )

Cal
- 49 days ago - theweek.com
The triumph of gay marriage is rooted in the country's founding
Confirmed: Oldest Fragment of Early Earth Is 4.4 Billion Years Old
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, NewTechnology, research, study, earth, evolution, age )

Giana
- 54 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Ever heard this life advice? When solving a big problem seems impossible, break it into smaller steps.
The Nazi Olympics
Offbeat  (tags: history, interesting, world )

Marty
- 56 days ago - heritagedaily.com
The Olympics of 1936, officially called the Games of XI Olympiad took place in Berlin, Germany after winning the bid to host the games in 1931.
The English Expressions Coined in WW1
Offbeat  (tags: History, WW1, Expression, Oxford English Dictionary )

Ray
- 56 days ago - bbc.co.uk
World War One gave rise to expressions and slang such as blighty and cushy, but only some are still used, says Kate Wild, senior assistant editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Never Forget February 18, 1943 and the Bravery of the White Rose Students
Offbeat  (tags: History, WWII, death, sacrifice, courage, Hitler, interesting, society, humans, off-beat )

Kamia
- 59 days ago - dailykos.com
Sophie & Hans Scholl & their friend Christoph Probst, plus several others, members of the White Rose, a group medical students founded to declare opposition to Hitler and rally the resistance movement paid the ultimate price for fighting a despot.
Porsche Built Four Electric Cars in 1898... And One Was Just Discovered Untouched...
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, energy, environment, history, performance, research, study, technology )

Frans
- 60 days ago - industrytap.com
The "Porsche Number One" (P1) consisted of a 287 pound mill and three horsepower. It wasn't exactly a speed demon but you better believe this electric wagon with a steering wheel was a beast in 1898......
America's First President Was The Tea Party's Worst Nightmare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: history, politics, George Washington, u.s., government )

Cal
- 61 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The Revolutionary War taught our first president the value of a strong central government.
The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, freedoms, government, history, society, women )

Kit
- 64 days ago - npr.org
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face fealty. But the origins of this festival of candy and cupids are actually dark, bloody -- and a bit muddled.
Commend Company for Ending Primate Experiments
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, scientists, research, science, society, medicine, investigation, animals, history, money, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, business, lies, GoodNews, law, politics, americans, treatment, research, safety, prevention, medicine, illness, healthc )

Kelly
- 66 days ago - animalpetitions.org
A top pharmaceutical company recently announced that it will cease conducting or financially supporting research on chimpanzees. Support the example set by this company and encourage similar policy changes for other corporations and companies involved
Ancient Camel Bones Prove Bible Written Centuries After Genesis Events
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, interesting, research, Bible, inaccurate, Israel )

Giana
- 69 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Ancient camel bones have proved that the Bible is historically inaccurate as it was written hundreds of years after the events it describes.Researchers at Tel Aviv University used radiocarbon dating to establish exactly when animals arrived in Israel.
Ancient Village Found ... in Downtown Miami
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history, humans, interesting, science )

Carol
- 69 days ago - newser.com
NEWSER) - Archeologists say they have unearthed what is probably one of the most important prehistoric sites in America--on land in downtown Miami earmarked for a huge entertainment complex.
 

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