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Daily Quiz for August 26, 2019

The so-called “July Plot” to kill Hitler is often referred to by this code name ...
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Central Kimberley reef communities survive global coral bleaching

Remote reef communities in the central inshore Kimberley survived the 2016 global bleaching event, giving hope to Western Australian marine ...
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Central Kimberley reef communities survive global coral bleaching

Remote reef communities in the central inshore Kimberley survived the 2016 global bleaching event, giving hope to Western Australian marine ...
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Daily Quiz for August 25, 2019

Francis Lieber, who wrote the first set of US military regulations to comprehensively regulate the conduct of war, fought at ...
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Daily Quiz for August 24, 2019

This Union general wrote the novel Ben Hur after the Civil War ...
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This 1920s Inventor Sped Up Climate Change With His Chemical Creations

Inventions through history have often made everyday tasks easier and some, like trains, the cotton gin, printing press, and computers, ...
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How “Hundred Takes Hughes” Got His Nickname

Millionaire movie mogul Howard Hughes overcame daunting production problems to shoot some of the most memorable air combat sequences ever ...
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Lasting marks

In the late 1980s in the UK, Roland Jaggard was part of a loose-knit group of men who engaged in, ...
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Let us now stop praising famous men (and women)

After the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris nearly burned down in April, the French luxury-goods magnate François-Henri Pinault was celebrated for ...
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“Fire it!” The Medal of Honor Winner Who Called in Fire on His Own Position

On Christmas Day 1944 the U.S. Army’s segregated 92nd Infantry Division—the celebrated “Buffalo Soldiers”—held a tenuous position in Sommocolonia, a ...
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