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Archaeologists Can Finally Date Aboriginal Rock Art

A team of scientists from ANSTO’s Centre for Accelerator Science have developed a new technique that now makes it possible to use radiocarbon dating…

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7 Amusing Facts About the Victorian Era

The Victorian Era was a time of change, of innovation, and of really strange social values. Victorian society had all sorts of quirks, especially…

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History’s Rarest Images: 50 Photos That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

Some of the most rare photos are also the ones that stop us in our tracks as we linger on the image. The emotion,…

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On This Day, December 12th

1. 1980: Armand Hammer bought Da Vinci’s manuscript for $5 million It was on this date in 1980 that Armand Hammer purchased one of…

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Krampusnacht: What Is It, and How Did it Start?

When most children in the world are thinking of a jolly, round old man with a white beard who’s going to come clambering down…

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Who’s Who? Can You Name These Iconic Women?

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Archaeologists Have Discovered ‘Unprecedented’ 3,000 Year-Old Cemetery in Israel

ASHKELON CEMETERY, ISRAEL – Archaeologists have made an incredible discovery along Israel’s coast: a 3,000 year-old Philistine cemetery that’s proving to provide an invaluable…

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These Serial Killers Turned To Letter Writing To Hit The Headlines

Serial killers have been a part of society as far back as we can remember. While their methods might have changed according to time…

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5 Times In The Past When Disney Didn’t Act Very Disney

The storyteller you’ve come to know as Disney, loved by all the world, wasn’t always so Disney-like. There were some dark days in the…

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How Dorothea Lynde Dix Improved life for the Mentally Ill

Dorothea Lynde Dix spent much of her career as an educator and social reformer to working with the mentally ill and creating some of…

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