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Yesterday we told you about the biggest scientific breakthroughs of 2012. But now we turn our attention to those developments that make us realize just how futuristic things are quickly becoming.
War of 1812 naval relic still stored in New York shed
The upstate New York village that bills itself as the birthplace of the U.S. Navy hasn't done much to preserve one of the service's oldest warship relics: the hull of a schooner that was the first in a long line of American vessels to carry the name ...
Lincoln's Assassination, April 15, 1865
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Ranging from the reasons why the war was fought to whether a bullet conceived a child, historians debunk Civil War myths.
Hiding the Lockheed Plant during World War II
The person I received this from said she got back an interesting story about someone's mother who worked at Lockheed, and she as a younger child, remembers all this. And to this day, it is the first pictures of it she's s...
An Essay by Einstein -- The World As I See It
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5 Petty Feuds That Shaped the Modern World
Just because they're titans of business and leaders of nations, that doesn't mean grown men are above letting some name-calling influence their decisions.
Emperor Norton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
( 1819 - January 8, 1880), the self-proclaimed , was a celebrated citizen of , who in 1859 proclaimed himself "Emperor of these United States" and subsequently "Protector of Mexico".
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// Hitler. Stalin. Ivan the Terrible. We all love these guys. Which is to say, we hate them and everything they stand for, but we're secretly glad ...
How the U.S. saved a starving Soviet Russia: PBS film highlights...
Stanford scholar Bertrand Patenaude tells the story of American relief for Soviet Russia 1921-23 famine - perhaps the first time a government charity was extended to a foe.