Category: HISTORY

Feb 22, 2016

Inside an Olive Oil Soap Factory in Syria

Inside an Olive Oil Soap Factory in Syria

Widely considered the first soap ever made, Aleppo olive oil soap uses only three ingredients

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Feb 17, 2016

How Einstein Went from ‘Lazy Dog’ to Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

How Einstein Went from ‘Lazy Dog’ to Nobel Prize Winning Scientist

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination” – Albert Einstein

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Feb 16, 2016

These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

These 360 TB Discs Will Last for 13.8 Billion Years

Coined as the ‘Superman memory crystal’, data is recorded via self-assembled nanostructures created in fused quartz

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Jan 27, 2016

Picture of the Day: Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia

Picture of the Day: Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia

Ta Prohm is the modern name of the temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the late 12th and early 13th centuries

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Dec 22, 2015

This Library Has an Awesome Miniature Book Collection

This Library Has an Awesome Miniature Book Collection

It’s miniature literature!

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Dec 14, 2015

Picture of the Day: Mulberry Street, New York City 1900

Picture of the Day: Mulberry Street, New York City 1900

Old School Cool. Mulberry Street is a principal thoroughfare in Manhattan and often considered the heart of Manhattan’s Little Italy.

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Nov 30, 2015

These are the Original Stuffed Animals That Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

These are the Original Stuffed Animals That Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Long before Disney, Christopher Robin Milne, a little boy living in England, received a small stuffed bear on his first birthday.

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