Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Explore Artifacts From a 16th-Century Warship, The Origins of Homeland Security, Remembering the Tasmanian Tiger and More

 
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Beneath This Medieval German Town Lie Over 25 Miles of Forgotten Tunnels
 
Beneath This Medieval German Town Lie Over 25 Miles of Forgotten Tunnels
 
 
Remembering the Tasmanian Tiger, 80 Years After It Became Extinct
 
Remembering the Tasmanian Tiger, 80 Years After It Became Extinct
 
 
Fuel Your Design Obsession With 200,0000 Newly Digitized Artifacts
 
Fuel Your Design Obsession With 200,0000 Newly Digitized Artifacts
 
 
Explore Skulls and Artifacts From a 16th-Century Warship
 
Explore Skulls and Artifacts From a 16th-Century Warship
 
 
Cleaning This Portrait Could Change the Way Historians See Shakespeare
 
Cleaning This Portrait Could Change the Way Historians See Shakespeare
 
 
Why Syrian Bakers Are Still Making Bread in Spite of the Civil War
 
Why Syrian Bakers Are Still Making Bread in Spite of the Civil War
 
 
For Nearly 150 Years, This One House Told a Novel Story About the African-American Experience
 
For Nearly 150 Years, This One House Told a Novel Story About the African-American Experience
 
 
Captive Komodo Dragons Share Their Teeming Microbiome with Their Environment, Just Like Us
 
Captive Komodo Dragons Share Their Teeming Microbiome with Their Environment, Just Like Us
 
 
What Gladiator School Was Like
 
What Gladiator School Was Like
 
 
How Eight Conglomerates Dominate Japanese Industry
 
How Eight Conglomerates Dominate Japanese Industry
 
 
The New Deal Origins of Homeland Security
 
The New Deal Origins of Homeland Security
 
 
Is Rent-to-Own Solar Power the Answer?
 
Is Rent-to-Own Solar Power the Answer?
 
 
Astrophysicist Mario Livio on the Intersection of Art and Science
 
Astrophysicist Mario Livio on the Intersection of Art and Science
 
 
Don't Miss These Dazzling, Iconic Flower Festivals
 
Don't Miss These Dazzling, Iconic Flower Festivals
 
 
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In 1940, 300 German bombers appeared over the London skyline, signaling the start of the Blitz. During the prolonged bombings which continued until May, the British government issued a mandatory "lights out" for its citizens at night. Find out the peculiar history about how carrots played a role in boosting British morale (and confounding the enemy) during these citywide blackouts.
 
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