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11 Forgotten But Important Moments in Women's History
Offbeat  (tags: history, women, computers, teaching, education, politics, voting )

Freya
- 21 days ago - mentalfloss.com
There is a wealth of lesser-known yet incredibly important moments in women's history that you might not know about.
The History of the World According to Cats
Offbeat  (tags: history, cats, interesting, off-beat, cartoon, video )

Heather
- 73 days ago - welovecatsandkittens.com
In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters, so how did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks?
Yokozuna, Controversies and a Dump Truck: A Sumo History - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: sumo, history, humans, environment )

Cher
- 103 days ago - theguardian.com
The origins of sumo date back 2,000 years and it was from the 17th century that saw its rise as a spectator sport. However, viewing figures and homegrown participants have declined over the past two decades with the sport also under the spotlight due
Historic Photographer of the Year Awards - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, history, environment, humans )

Cher
- 118 days ago - theguardian.com
The Historic Photographer of the Year awards celebrate historic places and cultural sites across the globe, from national treasures to hidden gems. Entries were judged on originality, composition and technical proficiency as well as the story that
A Few Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Thanksgiving
Offbeat  (tags: history, Thanksgiving, humans, environment )

Cher
- 126 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The pilgrims stole from graves, the Wampanoag were devastated by disease, and the peace between them was political.
We Remember the Great War, While Palestinians Live It
Offbeat  (tags: history, Great War, Ottoman empire, Armistice, British rule, Battle of the Marne, Balfour Declaration, Palestine )

Fly
- 127 days ago - counterpunch.org
Not just the waterfalls of poppies and the familiar names Mons, the Somme, Ypres, Verdun, but the almost total silence about all those who died in the First World War ..
11 Ways the Oriental Deserves a Standing Ovation
Offbeat  (tags: oreiental cat, siamese cats, history, pics, interesting )

Barb
- 140 days ago - catster.com
What's the history of the Oriental cat? Are they related to the Siamese? Is the Oriental good with families? Let's find out.
The History of Cats - Cats in the Ancient World
Offbeat  (tags: cats, history, ancient world )

Jeri
- 228 days ago - catster.com
You'd be surprised at the key roles cats played throughout ancient history and mythology. Let's look at the history of cats in the ancient world.
Adept British Astrologer, Pam Gregory, Discusses August Transits And Solar Eclipse   video
Offbeat  (tags: Astrology, August 2018, astronomy, history, Partial Solar Eclipse, Transits, personal effects, political effects, planetary effects, nature, facts, culture, video, world, unusual, humans, interesting )

Fiona
- 238 days ago - youtube.com
Pam Gregory has a handle on the potential traps...and deadends portended in August 2018.....with brilliance and compassion, she leads us to live from the heart courageously during this period.
This Day In History, July 15, 1799, Rosetta Stone Found In Egyptian Village   video
Offbeat  (tags: video, discovery of Rosetta Stone, Napoleon, Lenoard Nemoy, Magic, History, Military History, this day in history, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos )

Fiona
- 253 days ago - youtube.com
This is a very long video... but it covers the discovery of the Rosetta Stone during Napolean's Expedition to Egypt. The beginning of the video, covering Napolean's purpose is very interesting. Can you guess who the moderator is from his voice?
Worlds Oldest Known Spider Dies In Australia At The Age Of 43
Offbeat  (tags: ancient, discovery, history, interesting, news, research, science, scientists, spiders, study, unusual, wildlife, world )

Caree
- 330 days ago - cnet.com
The female trapdoor spider known as Number 16 passed away in Australia, leaving scientists who'd been studying her feeling "miserable" about her death. "To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed us -
10 of the Biggest Cat Lovers of All Time, Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: cat lovers, history, famous people )

Jeri
- 372 days ago - cheatsheet.com
Certain cats are famous in their own right, but some of the people weâEUR(TM)ve read about in the history books were huge at lovers.
ReykjavíK Catwalk: A Brief History Of Cats In Iceland
Offbeat  (tags: cats, Iceland, history )

Jeri
- 412 days ago - grapevine.is
A committee on the protection of animals in Iceland estimates that there are currently more than 20,000 cats in Iceland, and more than 20,000 dogs too, and yet it seems like there are more felines faffing about on the streets.
The History of Cats - Cats in the Ancient World
Offbeat  (tags: cats, history )

Jeri
- 418 days ago - catster.com
YouâEUR(TM)d be surprised at the key roles cats played throughout ancient history and mythology. LetâEUR(TM)s look at the history of cats in the ancient world.
 

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