October 23, 2020

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A coincidence changed history. The story of an assassination that sparked the world war.

The assassination of The Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand led to the outbreak of World War I

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Romans taught us to shop: debts were scratched on the walls of shops

We owe christmas purchases to the Romans, says archaeologist Miko Flohr. ,,What they did seems in many ways in our way of shopping now.

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The Siege of the Kaaba: The Incident That Changed the Course of Saudi Arabia’s Modern History

It has been four decades since the siege of the Al-Haram al-Meki, islam’s most sacred mosque, after it was captured by a group of gunmen. The blockade has shaken the Muslim world and changed the course of Saudi history. To my king writes about the details of this siege and its consequences.

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Piece of history: Princess Diana’s dance dress with John Travolta is sold at auction

At an auction in London, a dress worn by Princess Diana, former Princess of Wales, was sold during a dance with the famous American actor John Travolta at the White House in 1985.

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History of Santa Claus

T’s the season to be jolly, tralalalalalalalalalaa’ Christmas! The time of beautiful lights and conviviality. Decorate the time of the Christmas tree and unpack presents. Beautiful memories of christmas songs singing about ‘the childish Jesus’ at school.

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Scientists Discover ‘Ice Fossils’ in a 4.6 Billion-Year-Old Meteorite Shard

A meteorite found in the Algerian desert in 1990 is yielding new clues about the formation of the Solar System. New analysis of meteorite Acfer 094 has revealed tiny pores distributed throughout the rock – ancient fossilised holes where ice crystals once sat.We don’t know when Acfer 094 fell to Earth, but we know how old it is. Previous analyses suggest the ancient rock fragment is around 4.6 billion years old – roughly the same age as the Solar System. The new research suggests it came from farther out in the system before making its way to our blue marble.

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Archaeologists: Ancient Egyptians took ibises out of the wild for sacrifices

Ancient Egyptians did not breed ibises on a large scale to sacrifice them, according to a study by historians from Griffith University in Australia. If they needed birds, they were probably caught mainly in the wild.

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Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Γʹ ὁ Μακεδών; 20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Ancient Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, romanized: Aléxandros ho Mégas), was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon  and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of 20. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, and by the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to northwestern India.  He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of history’s most successful military commanders.

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Have scientists discovered a fifth force of nature?

A fifth force of nature could have been discovered after scientists carried out a “Nobel-prize worthy” experiment which could revolutionise our understanding of the world.Physics centres on the theory that four forces control our universe – gravity, electromagnetism, the weak nuclear force, and the strong force.

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There used to be nine species of human. What happened to them?

Nine human species walked the Earth 300,000 years ago. Now there is just one. The Neanderthals, Homo neanderthalensis, were stocky hunters adapted to Europe’s cold steppes. The related Denisovans inhabited Asia, while the more primitive Homo erectus lived in Indonesia, and Homo rhodesiensis in central Africa.

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