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Novosibirsk: The Chicago of Siberia, That Once Housed Some of Planet's Most Valuable Treasures
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, concept, discovery, energy, history, interesting, research, scientists, technology )

Nell
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Novosibirsk is Russia's third city after Moscow and St Petersburg, and the largest in Siberia with a population of 1.47 million. An educational, scientific, cultural and entertainment centre, it also has significant industry. Novosibirsk has a relaxed
Shipwreck Excavation May Explain How 17th-Century Warship Blew Itself Up
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 3 days ago - theguardian.com
An underwater rescue excavation is being mounted this summer by English Heritage to solve a 349-year-old mystery: how warship the London managed to blow itself up without firing a shot at the enemy off Southend
The Sixth Extinction Is Here -- And It's Our Fault
Science & Tech  (tags: science, history, life, earth, biodeversity losses, study, environment, interesting, humans, research )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - recode.net
The Earth appears to be in the early stages of the Sixth Extinction, the latest in a series of mass biodiversity losses that have punctuated the history of life on the planet, according to a paper published in Science this week.
Southend Shipwreck The London 'Similar to Mary Rose'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, history )

Marty
- 4 days ago - bbc.com
The excavation of an underwater wreck could be "similar in scope" to the Mary Rose warship, archaeologists have said.
Help Tell America's Stories: Manhattan Project National Historical Park ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: National Parks Conservation Association, Manhattan Project, history, war, government, news, world, society, humans, culture )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - secure.npca.org
We believe that this national park site will allow visitors to consider the project's many ethical, cultural, and scientific implications. This is not a park to celebrate the creation of atomic weapons,but to put into context the impacts,both positive and
Sir Walter Raleigh's Country Manor Where Elizabeth I Once Stayed as His Guest Goes on the Market for £1.35million
Offbeat  (tags: sir walter raleigh, queen elzabeth I, manor, for sale, history )

Marie
- 18 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
First lived in more than two centuries before William the Conqueror set foot on British soil, this ancient house is believed to be the longest continually inhabited home in the south of England.
Nuclear Bomb Nearly Detonated After Falling on North Carolina - Declassified Report
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Air Force, Arms, Army, Blast, History, Military, Nuclear, Planes, Security, USA )

Ray
- 48 days ago - rt.com
In a scenario that could've been extremely devastating, the United States narrowly averted a nuclear disaster in 1961 when an atomic bomb nearly detonated after falling out of a B-52 bomber that broke up in the sky.
Possible Stegomastodon Skull Found at Elephant Butte Lake
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, stegomastodon, discovery, New Mexico, science, interesting, history, news )

Carrie
- 50 days ago - lcsun-news.com
"State Parks and other agencies are investigating the find of what appears to be a tusk and skull of a prehistoric elephant," said State Parks Director Tommy Mutz in a news release from the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department.
Bringing D-Day Back To Life (TEXT and PHOTOS)
World  (tags: D-Day, photos, past, present, Normandy, history, world, war, freedoms, media )

Carrie
- 53 days ago - newrepublic.com
70 years after the D-Day landings, Scottish photographer Peter MacDiarmid revisited some of the key locations from that day. He juxtaposed iconic images from the past with scenes from Normandy today.
Native History: Citizenship Thrust Upon Natives By U.S. Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: native rights, politics, history, govenrement, native americans )

Cal
- 56 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On June 2, 1924, Congress granted United States citizenship to Native Americans born in the United States. But even after the Indian Citizenship Act passed, some Native Americans weren't allowed to vote because the right to vote was governed by state la
How Jules Verne Helped Invent the Helicopter (TEXT and ILLUSTRATIONS)
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, aviation, Jules Verne, concept, design, interesting, history )

Carrie
- 59 days ago - io9.com
Jules Verne's novels may have done as much as anything to spur man to new heights--literally. In 1862 Verne had much to do with a new society founded in France. Its founders were an aristocrat, a sailor and a journalist-photographer.
The D-Day Rehearsal That Cost 800 Lives
Offbeat  (tags: History, Normandy, Exercise Tiger, WWII, US servicemen, Lieutenant Douglas Harlander, US Navy, Devon, UK )

Ray
- 61 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The D-Day rehearsal, codenamed Exercise Tiger, was a disaster on a grand scale with the loss of life greater than the actual invasion of Normandy just months later. But the true story was to remain a secret for decades to come.
'Islamic Jew-Hatred' Ads With Hitler Adorn DC Buses
Offbeat  (tags: History, Religion, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 69 days ago - rt.com
Bus ads linking "Islamic Jew-hatred" with Adolf Hitler are rolling through the streets of Washington, DC, with First Amendment protections guaranteeing they will remain a regular sight on the beltway for some time to come.
Argentine Fossil Biggest Dinosaur Ever: Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, environment, history, humans, interesting, investigation, news, society, world )

Frank
- 74 days ago - nydailynews.com
"The bones found would make the animal 130 feet long and almost 170,000 pounds in weight."- nydailynews.com
Nakba The Great Catastrophe
World  (tags: Nakba Day, Nakba Law, Palestine, 1948, zionist, Deir Yassin, Jaffa, Ben Gurion, Catastrophe, History, israel )

Elderberr
- 77 days ago - lovingenergies.spruz.com
Day of the Catastrophe is generally commemorated on 15 May, the day after the Gregorian calendar date for Israeli Independence Day, Yom Ha'atzmaut. For Palestinians, it has a different meaning... Parsifal Rain
 

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