Thursday, September 1, 2016

A Secret Message from Mussolini, Earth's Oldest Fossil, The Science Behind Hawaii's Double Hurricane and More

 
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Scholars Uncover Secret Message from Mussolini
 
Scholars Uncover Secret Message from Mussolini
 
 
Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom
 
Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom
 
 
The Science Behind Hawaii's Double Hurricane
 
The Science Behind Hawaii's Double Hurricane
 
 
Two Giant Killer Hornet Colonies Battle to the Death
 
Two Giant Killer Hornet Colonies Battle to the Death
 
 
Scientists Think They Could Have Found Earth's Oldest Fossil
 
Scientists Think They Could Have Found Earth’s Oldest Fossil
 
 
 Solving the Mystery of the Milky Way's Missing Mass
 
Solving the Mystery of the Milky Way’s Missing Mass
 
 
Is Plastic the Secret to Clothes That Will Keep You Cool?
 
Is Plastic the Secret to Clothes That Will Keep You Cool?
 
 
You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System
 
You Can Thank Scientists for the National Park System
 
 
Your Questions About African-American History, Answered
 
Your Questions About African-American History, Answered
 
 
The Children of Civil Rights Leaders Are Keeping Their Eyes on the Prize
 
The Children of Civil Rights Leaders Are Keeping Their Eyes on the Prize
 
 
Melting Glaciers Are Wreaking Havoc on Earth's Crust
 
Melting Glaciers Are Wreaking Havoc on Earth's Crust
 
 
New York's Highest Court Has Expanded the Definition of What it Means to Be a Parent
 
New York's Highest Court Has Expanded the Definition of What it Means to Be a Parent
 
 
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In 1941, the Nazi regime decreed that all Jews living in German-controlled territory had to wear a yellow Star of David. The Nazis used the symbol to stigmatize, humiliate and segregate Jews. Their attempt to subvert its historic significance, however, failed. The six-pointed star remains one of the most common images symbolizing modern Jewish religion and heritage today. Find out how the six-pointed star first become associated with Judaism.
 
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Awesome forest - Crater Lake National Park, Oregon. Aerial image (shot from a plane).
 
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