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On This Day, January 13

1. 1968: Johnny Cash played at Folsom Prison It was on this date in 1968 that country music legend, Johnny Cash, played in front…

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Three Times During The World Wars When Enemies Came Together

We are at our best when life is at its most difficult. War is a good example. Depending on your perspective, war can demonstrate…

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The Underage Boy Soldiers of WWI

During WWI, England had an estimated 250,000 underage soldiers fighting for the allies. They corrected the issue in time, but at one point they…

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Neolithic ‘Calendar Rock’ Discovered in Sicily

“This obviously reinforces the sacrality of the site.” – Archaeologist Giuseppe La Spina. SICILY, ITALY – Italian Archaeologists working on a site on the…

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On This Day, January 12th

1. 1926: The Sam ‘n’ Henry show debut on Chicago radio One of the most popular radio programs of all time made its debut…

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Giant Sequoias: The Oldest Globe-Trotting Trees In The World

This was a tough week for Sequoias. One of the most famous, the Tunnel Tree, fell during a storm. The official name for the…

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King-size Heist; Richard of Pudlicott Was The Dumbest Thief Of The 1300s

It was April 1303. Nobody noticed Pudlicott and his accomplices, as they skated with £100,000 (around £30,040,000,000.00 today) in stolen goods from the King’s crypt…

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Medieval Germany Had Their Own Disposable Cups

“The parties took place in the summer here in the courtyard. The cups were simply thrown away. That’s equivalent to paper cups today.” –…

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On This Day, January 11th

1. 1935: Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly from Hawaii to California It was on this date in 1935 that Amelia Earhart…

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That Time 11 Soldiers From Norway Thwarted Hitler’s Nuke Strategy

At one point during WWII, the only thing standing between the Nazi’s and nuclear weaponry was heavy water, an element they needed to facilitate…

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