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These Place Names Reveal Britain's Gloriously Eccentric History
Offbeat  (tags: Great Britain, place names, sign posts, history, funny, Anglo Saxon )

Scooby
- 2 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the greatest things about Britain is our collection of bizarre and amusing place names. TheyâEUR(TM)re so good you can read a map for entertainment rather than navigation.
Trump and Mussolini: 11 Key Lessons From Historical Fascism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, fascism, dictators, history, tyranny, despotism, oppression )

Freya
- 3 days ago - alternet.org
Italian fascism provides a better model for our moment than Nazi Germany - and the comparison is not encouraging.
Cash to Splash: The Perfect Country Homes to Get Hitched in Style If Money Is No Object
Offbeat  (tags: Tudor, mansions, history, United Kingdom, grade listed, pictures )

Scooby
- 11 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Have you ever been a guest at a wedding in a glorious venue and wondered what it might be like to live there full time?
On First Time Out With His Metal Detector, Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds £1m Hoard of Ancient Golden Jewellery
Offbeat  (tags: History, gold bangle, Iron Age, metal detecting, Scotland, U.K. )

Scooby
- 11 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
But on his very first outing with the device, he uncovered a £1million hoard of Iron Age jewellery that is ScotlandâEUR(TM)s most important find in a century.
We Struck Gold! Two Amateur Treasure Hunter Friends Discover BritainâEUR(TM)s 'Oldest' Iron Age Bling in a Cow Field in Staffordshire
Offbeat  (tags: Iron Age, history, staffordshire, England, metal detecting, gold )

Scooby
- 11 days ago - google.co.uk
We struck gold! Two amateur treasure hunter friends discover BritainâEUR(TM)s 'oldest' Iron Age bling in a cow field in Staffordshire
Giant 3,000-Year-Old Statue of Pharaoh Ramses II Found Buried in a Cairo Slum Is Hailed as One of the Most Important Discoveries
Offbeat  (tags: Ramses II, pharaoh, egypt, statue, relic, history )

Scooby
- 11 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found a massive 26ft (8 metre) statue submerged in ground water in a Cairo slum. Researchers say it probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago
Want to Be King of the Castle? Mansion Where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn Spent Their Honeymoon Goes on Sale
Offbeat  (tags: henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Thornbury castle, Tudor, England, history, King, for sale )

Scooby
- 13 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
e was a man who no doubt insisted on a king-sized bed - and now, the historic mansion where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn spent their honeymoon has been put on the market for £8.5million.
Tanks for the Memories! 16 - Tonne British Army Vehicle Is Taken for a Drive Round the Streets of London
Offbeat  (tags: Army tank, video, london, video, England, United Kingdom, history, transportation )

Scooby
- 14 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A sixteen-tonne former British Army tank left a trail of gobsmacked tourists in its wake as it rolled past some of London's most famous landmarks.
The Secret World of the Knights Templar Revealed: Caverns Used By the Shadowy Warrior Monks 700 Years Ago
Offbeat  (tags: KNIGHTS TEMPLAR, England, tunnels, history, rabbit holes )

Scooby
- 16 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Once used as a ceremonial spot for the followers of a secretive religious sect, these are the underground caves offering safe haven after leaders of the free world brutally dismantled the group's power base
Internment, Immigrant Detention, and the Imagined Imperiled Whiteness of U.S. Citizenship
Society & Culture  (tags: racial tension, history, white supremacy, Japanese, Mexicans, others, immigration )

Dandelion
- 30 days ago - kcet.org
The immigration and citizenship laws that prevail in the 21st century United States as well as the enforcement of them reflect Eurocentric racial hierarchies and help create and reproduce a white majority nation.
What Does The Quran Really Say About A Muslim Woman's Hijab? - Samina Ali - TEDxUniversityofNevada   video
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Islam, hijab, history, Quran, Samina Ali, context, manipulation, interests, clerics, insertions, fatwas )

Evelyn
- 34 days ago - youtu.be
Samina Ali takes us on a journey back to Prophet Muhammad's time to reveal what the term "hijab" really means - & it's not the Muslim woman's veil! So what does "hijab" actually mean, if not the veil? How have fundamentalists conflated the term to deny
Ancient Pottery Presents a Reason to Like the Tax Man- But Don't Tell The Beatles
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, history, interesting, research, scientists, science )

Mitchell
- 35 days ago - npr.org
Ancient Pottery tells some of the tale of the Earth's constantly changing magnetic polarity.
 

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