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A History of Earth Day
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, April 22, history, ecosystems, environment, conservation, GoodNews, green )

Cal
- 3 days ago - history.com
Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness.
Brief Moments in Hystory (Colorized Photos)
Offbeat  (tags: photos, history, video, amazing )

Giana
- 3 days ago - liveleak.com
Rare historical photos (video)
TRADERS OF GOODWILL: Sikh Pioneers of Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, Sikh, hawkers, interesting, society, history, little known )

Evelyn
- 9 days ago - sikhchic.net
Not many know that our Sikh forefathers first came to Australia more than 150 years ago - at a time when the dust was yet to settle from the fall of Ranjit Singh's empire. Len Kenna has collected stories about Sikh hawkers around the country.
'Blood Moon' Will Be a Sight to Behold During Total Lunar Eclipse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, society, space, technology, world, moon eclipses 2014 )

Frank
- 9 days ago - cnn.com
"Tuesday's blood moon comes right on time for the Jewish festival of Passover, which commemorates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt."- cnn.com
New Discovery - 3,300 Year Old Ancient Tomb With Pyramid Entrance Found in Egypt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, design, discovery, habitat, history, humans, interesting, research, society, world )

Caree
- 22 days ago - nbcnews.com
A tomb newly excavated at an ancient cemetery in Egypt would have boasted a pyramid 7 meters (23 feet) high at its entrance, archaeologists say. The tomb, found at the site of Abydos, dates back around 3,300 years. Within one of its vaulted burial...
Saganpalooza
Science & Tech  (tags: cal, sagan, Saganpalooza, space, pbs, history, study, science, scientists, world, interesting )

Mari
- 34 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
- 38 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
- 49 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
- 52 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
- 53 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
- 58 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
- 59 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
- 60 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
- 62 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
- 63 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......
 

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