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Daily Quiz for August 18, 2019

“Let Us Have Peace” was this man’s Presidential campaign slogan ...
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Humans migrated to Mongolia much earlier than previously believed

Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe ...
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Daily Quiz for August 17, 2019

The 1 August 1943 raid on this target during World War 2 was later recalled as “Black Sunday” by the ...
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‘Invisible ink’ on antique Nile papyrus revealed by multiple methods

Researchers studied a small piece of papyrus that was excavated on the island of Elephantine on the River Nile a ...
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UN Leader Dag Hammarskjold Died in Mysterious Circumstances in 1961. What Really Happened?

Shortly after midnight on September 18, 1961, a chartered DC-6 airplane carrying United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold on a peacekeeping ...
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Building Neil Armstrong’s Korean War Cat: the F9F-2 Panther

Grumman F9F Panther kits are easy to find in most hobby stores and modeler’s swap meets. To build an accurate ...
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Triumphs and Ultimate Tragedy of the French Lindbergh

While establishing fast and reliable airmail routes to and across South America, trailblazing aviator Jean Mermoz became a national hero ...
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Ancient feces reveal how ‘marsh diet’ left Bronze Age Fen folk infected with parasites

'Coprolites' from the Must Farm archaeological excavation in East Anglia, UK, shows the prehistoric inhabitants were infected by parasitic worms ...
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King of Saxony: otherworldly calls

Endemic to the mountain forests of New Guinea, the King of Saxony bird-of-paradise (Pteridophora alberti) is best-known for the flamboyant, ...
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Why synthetic chemicals seem more toxic than natural ones

Many people believe that chemicals, particularly the man-made ones, are highly dangerous. After all, more than 80,000 chemicals have been ...
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