Tag: history

Aug 24, 2020

This Smoke Curtain was Used During WWII to Hide Naval Ships During Battle

This Smoke Curtain was Used During WWII to Hide Naval Ships During Battle

Titanium tetrachloride (FM) rapidly creates dense white smoke when it comes into contact with damp air

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Aug 24, 2020

This Greenland Shark is the Oldest Living Vertebrate Known on the Planet

This Greenland Shark is the Oldest Living Vertebrate Known on the Planet

Scientists used radiocarbon dating of eye lens nuclei to determine its age

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Aug 18, 2020

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

The footage is almost as impressive as the feat of engineering it captures

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Jul 12, 2020

Archival Footage of Japan from 1913-1915 Colorized and Upscaled to 4K 60 fps

Archival Footage of Japan from 1913-1915 Colorized and Upscaled to 4K 60 fps

A fascinating glimpse into Japanese life over 100 years ago!

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Jul 8, 2020

How the Ancient Greeks Figured Out the Earth wasn’t Flat (and solved the circumference too)

How the Ancient Greeks Figured Out the Earth wasn’t Flat (and solved the circumference too)

Carl Sagan explains how the ancient Greeks knew the Earth was round and calculated its circumference over 2,000 years ago.

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Jul 6, 2020

This Ancient Scandinavian Herding Call is So Hauntingly Beautiful

This Ancient Scandinavian Herding Call is So Hauntingly Beautiful

‘Kulning’ is a Scandinavian music form used to call livestock down from high mountain pastures

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Jul 2, 2020

The Amazing Story of Deaf Children in 1980s Nicaragua Inventing a Brand New Language

The Amazing Story of Deaf Children in 1980s Nicaragua Inventing a Brand New Language

When a deaf community formed it gave birth to a brand new language

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Jun 22, 2020

Blockbuster Video Locations in the US from 1986 to 2019

Blockbuster Video Locations in the US from 1986 to 2019

There were over 5,700 locations in 2005

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Jun 11, 2020

Missouri Preacher Speaks Out Against Gay Rights and Then… Wait For It

Missouri Preacher Speaks Out Against Gay Rights and Then… Wait For It

Make it to the end if you can

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Jun 10, 2020

Stunning 3rd Century Roman Mosaic Discovered Under Vineyard in Italy

Stunning 3rd Century Roman Mosaic Discovered Under Vineyard in Italy

Archaeologists have discovered a beautifully preserved Roman mosaic floor under a vineyard near Verona, Italy

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