Friday, August 4, 2017

DNA Analysis Sheds Light on Origins of Ancient Greeks, Was the "Sleeping Dragon" Dinosaur a Red Head?, When Telephones Were Silenced for One Minute and More

 
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Why Salt Is This Power Plant's Most Valuable Asset
 
Why Salt Is This Power Plant's Most Valuable Asset
 
 
Was the "Sleeping Dragon" Dinosaur a Red Head?
 
Was the "Sleeping Dragon" Dinosaur a Red Head?
 
 
DNA Analysis Sheds Light on the Mysterious Origins of the Ancient Greeks
 
DNA Analysis Sheds Light on the Mysterious Origins of the Ancient Greeks
 
 
Fire Breaks Out at Historic Tokyo Fish Market
 
Fire Breaks Out at Historic Tokyo Fish Market
 
 
This 1814 Beer Flood Killed Eight People
 
This 1814 Beer Flood Killed Eight People
 
 
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A Brooklyn Basketball Court Is Named After Notorious B.I.G.
 
A Brooklyn Basketball Court Is Named After Notorious B.I.G.
 
 
Telephones Were Silenced for One Minute After Alexander Graham Bell Died
 
Telephones Were Silenced for One Minute After Alexander Graham Bell Died
 
 
How the Bristol Sessions Created Country Music
 
How the Bristol Sessions Created Country Music
 
 
NEH Announces Last Grants for 2017
 
NEH Announces Last Grants for 2017
 
 
Today in History
 
On this day in 1944, Anne Frank and her family were arrested in their hiding place in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. The German-Jewish teenage died in 1945 in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but her diary, published posthumously, has gone on to touch tens of millions. Read how it's changed the world.
 
 
 
 
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A worker closes the jar of Tương in the rain. Tương is a popular spice in Vietnamese cuisine, made up of mixed moldy rice and soybean water, then incubate in pottery jars for couple of days.
 
"Working in the Rain" Photo by Tran Tuan Viet
 
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