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The Magnificent 6 Western Movies, According to Wild West

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Where were Herod the Great’s royal alabaster bathtubs quarried?

A new study allows for the first time the distinction between calcite-alabaster originating in Israel from that originating in Egypt ...
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Research confirms eastern Wyoming Paleoindian site as Americas’ oldest mine

The Powars II site at Sunrise in Wyoming's Platte County the oldest documented red ocher mine -- and likely the ...
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Scientists reveal how seascapes of the ancient world shaped genetic structure of European populations

Scientists have explored the importance of sea travel in prehistory by examining the genomes of ancient Maltese humans and comparing ...
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10 Major Labor Strikes Throughout U.S. History

Since colonial times, when fishermen, bakers, refuse collectors and tailors tried to get more money or fairer treatment by refusing ...
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10 Major Labor Strikes Throughout U.S. History

Since colonial times, when fishermen, bakers, refuse collectors and tailors tried to get more money or fairer treatment by refusing ...
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A South Vietnamese Paratrooper Shares His Story

In 1966, the Airborne Division of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam, or ARVN, was formed with 12,000 troops ...
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The T-90 Tank: Russia’s First Main Battle Tank

When Russia launched its “special military operation” into Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, its offensive was spearheaded by tanks, primarily ...
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The T-90 Tank: Russia’s First Main Battle Tank

When Russia launched its “special military operation” into Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, its offensive was spearheaded by tanks, primarily ...
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Canada’s Ram II Medium Tank: After Suffering D-Day Losses This ‘Battering Ram’ Saved the Day

Sometimes lost in the celebratory telling of the 1940 rescue of British forces from Dunkirk’s beaches is the devastating amount ...
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Eyjafjallajökull – The volcano that stopped Europe

In 2010, a previously little-known Icelandic volcano erupted twice, sending a huge plume of volcanic ash all over Europe. The ...
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China opens up to capitalism

In May 1980 China allowed capitalist activity for the first time since the Communist Revolution, in four designated cities known ...
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Soviet nuclear missile alert

In 1983, during a tense period of the Cold War, Soviet nuclear officials received a computer warning suggesting that the ...
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Fighting for Uyghur rights in China

In the 1980s, the minority Uyghur community in China staged some of the first protests against the all-powerful Communist Party ...
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The chemistry of cannabis

The Israel scientist Raphael Mechoulam has been researching what’s thought to be the world’s most popular drug since the 1960s ...
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See Revisionist History Live!

For the first time ever, Revisionist History is hitting the road! On two nights, Malcolm will be working out an ...
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Roe v Wade

In 1973 the landmark decision was made in the US Supreme Court which made abortion legal. The late Sarah Weddington ...
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Surviving the Falkands War

In 1982 British soldier Simon Weston was severely burned when Argentine planes bombed his ship, the Sir Galahad, as it ...
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The sinking of the Belgrano

The Argentine ship, General Belgrano, was sunk by a British submarine during the Falklands War on 2nd of May 1982 ...
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Holly Frey In Conversation With Seneca Women to Hear Winner: Lola Omalola

Holly Frey, host of Stuff You Missed in History Cass, sits down with Lola Omalola, one of the ten winners ...
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Leibniz (1646-1716) and the Curve of Quickest Descent – Professor Jan Van Maanen

The main speaker, Professor Jan van Maanen will discuss Leibniz (1646-1716) and the Curve of Quickest Descent The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham ...
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Why Businesses Fail and What Can Be Done About It – Morgen Witzel

Why do businesses fail and what can we do about it?: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/why-businesses-fail-and-what-can-be-done-about-it Businesses fail all the time. They either go broke, destroying value and throwing people out of work, or ...
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The London Accord Autumn Conference – Whose Brains? ESG Data and Intellectual Property [Part 2]

The London Accord Autumn Conference Whose Brains? ESG Data and Intellectual Property Hosted by City of London Corporation, Gresham College, Securities and Investment Institute, Tomorrow's Company, UKSIF - the Sustainable ...
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Geometry: A New Weapon in the Fight Against Viruses – Professor Reidun Twarock

The Joint London Mathematical Society/Gresham College Annual Lecture: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/geometry-a-new-weapon-in-the-fight-against-viruses Viruses like the common cold look like tiny footballs and mathematics can therefore help to understand how they form and evolve ...
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Joseph Haydn, Op 76 No 2 in D minor

This quartet is sometimes known as the "Quinten" or "Fifths" Quartet, because of the opening descending intervals in its first movement. This movement is tightly structured around the "fifths" motive, ...
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The Making of Modern Celebrity: Famous for fifteen minutes – and longer

The historian Daniel Boorstin famously defined a celebrity as "a person who is well-known for his well-knownness." A person who is famous for ...
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Time for a Change: Introducing irreversible time in economics

An exploration of the remarkable consequences of using Boltzmann's 1870s probability theory and cutting-edge 20th Century mathematics in economic settings. An understanding of risk, market stability and economic inequality emerges ...
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Haydn in London: Papa Haydn or genial revolutionary?

This concert looks at Haydn's posthumous reception and his influences on the other composers. Haydn taught Beethoven briefly on his return from London in 1795 and both Mozart and Beethoven ...
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Set Square and Stethoscope: The Architecture of London’s Medical Profession by Professor Simon Thurley

This lecture follows the architectural journey of the medical profession in the capital from a closed shop to a nationalised democratic institution. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture ...
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