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Did William Henry Harrison Really Die From Pneumonia?

It’s common wisdom that William Henry Harrison delivered one killer of a speech after being sworn in as the ninth ...
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Modern analysis of rock art

(Flinders University) Rock art of human figures created over thousands of years in Australia's Arnhem Land has been put through ...
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The ‘one who causes fear’ – new meat-eating predator discovered

(Taylor & Francis Group) Superbly preserved braincase of this new species is an important find - it suggests there was ...
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John Shelby, the Chip-Toothed Cowboy Turned Combat Soldier

Busted down in rank four times and perhaps the first soldier to receive a Purple Heart without being wounded, Sergeant ...
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In Latest Film, Director Espen Sandberg Explores the Man Behind the First Successful South Pole Expedition

In AMUNDSEN: THE GREATEST EXPEDITION, Espen Sanberg, Academy Award-nominated director of “Kon-Tiki”, explores the famed Roald Amundsen and his obsession ...
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Ted Williams Goes to War

Red Sox legend Ted Williams proudly served as a Marine Corps aviator during World War II—it was his service in ...
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‘Dead men are heavier than broken hearts’: Author Raymond Chandler and the Great War

“Once you have had to lead a platoon into direct machine-gun fire,” Raymond Chandler would later write, “nothing is ever ...
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Increased precipitation and the watery miracles of Italian saints

(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) An international, interdisciplinary team of authors analyse ancient texts and a ...
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Mummified parrots point to trade in the ancient Atacama desert

(Penn State) Ancient Egyptians mummified cats, dogs, ibises and other animals, but closer to home in the South American Atacama ...
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Secret War in Laos Told Through Life of Hmong Pilot

This book details the U.S. Air Force/CIA program recruiting young airmen from Laos’ Hmong mountain tribes to fly dangerous missions ...
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