Category: HISTORY

Oct 15, 2018

American Troops On Their Way Home from WWII

Official U.S. Navy photo via the New York Historical Society

Crowded ships like this brought back troops for months after V-Day

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Sep 25, 2018

Belgian Students Commemorate 100 Years By Restoring Graves of WW1 Soldiers

Belgian Students Commemorate 100 Years By Restoring Graves of WW1 Soldiers

Art students cleaned, repainted and restored 250 graves spread over 5 cemeteries

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Sep 5, 2018

Brazil Suffers Incalculable Cultural Loss as 200-Year-Old Museum Burns

Brazil Suffers Incalculable Cultural Loss as 200-Year-Old Museum Burns

A devastating fire in Rio de Janeiro has destroyed Brazil’s oldest and most important museum

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Aug 13, 2018

Cool Close Up Puts Immensity of Great Pyramid of Giza Into Perspective

Cool Close Up Puts Immensity of Great Pyramid of Giza Into Perspective

The Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for more than 3,800 years

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Aug 9, 2018

The Only Person To Ever Golf on the Moon

Image Credit: NASA

On February 6, 1971 Alan Shepard became the first and only person to ever golf on the moon

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Jul 31, 2018

First Descent: Polish Mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel Skies Down From the Top of K2

First Descent: Polish Mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel Skies Down From the Top of K2

It’s one of the most daring descents in the history of skiing

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Jul 24, 2018

A 12 Million Year Old Praying Mantis Encased in Amber

Imaged by Heritage Auctions, HA.com

An amazing specimen perfectly preserved

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