Category Archives: History

17,000-Year-Old Kangaroo Painting Is Oldest-Known Australian Rock Art

By Livia Gershon SMITHSONIANMAG.COM FEBRUARY 23, 2021 The kangaroo painting, shown alongside an illustration giving a clear view of the lines drawn by the artist, is Australia’s oldest known rock art. (Nature Human Behavior) Researchers have discovered that a six-foot-long … Continue reading

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600 years of Chinese bloodline in Kenya

According to legends,a team of Chinese sailors survived a shipwreck in the Indian Ocean waters and settled in Lamu Island. Historians contend the sailors were part of a fleet sent by the legendary Chinese navigator Zheng He. Six centuries later, … Continue reading

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History of the Shipping Forecast

We look at the history of the Met Office shipping forecast.

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Why do some Mexicans look Asian?

I’m Mexican and I was living in Vietnam. When I was there, I was asked a hundred of times if I’m Asian. Why do they keep asking this question if there are loads of Mexican with similar features like me? … Continue reading

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There was nothing quick about how we arrived at the standardised second | Aeon

Measuring the length of a second might seem simple, but this history of the time unit from TED-Ed shows how the road to the modern, standardised second was anything but.[…]

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The Most Horrifying Human Experiments Of All Time | Random Thursday

Human experimentation is just a part of the scientific process – when done ethically. But through history there have been horrifying human experiments done especially during wartime that were mere excuses for cruelty and torture. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Trump’s accomplishments….

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British Bird Watcher Stumbles Upon Real Buried Treasure on a Walk

By Madeleine Muzdakis on January 18, 2021 This is not your typical walk in the park.   In September 2020, a British bird watcher stumbled upon real buried treasure. While this sounds like the makings of a tall tale, it’s … Continue reading

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An Oral History of Wikipedia, the Web’s Encyclopedia

The definitive story of Wikipedia on its 20th anniversary   It’s hard to imagine the internet without Wikipedia. Just like the air we breathe, the definitive digital encyclopedia is the default resource for everything and everyone — from Google’s search … Continue reading

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World Music 2020

What a year ! Edited by Cee-Roo Composed by Cee-Roo & FlexFab VFX by Noé Ciompi Mixed by Silvano Käppeli

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