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This Guy Found Hitler’s Secret French Bunker

Now that Askat had located the bunker, he had to find a way in. The doors and windows were covered with rusty shutters—designed to keep intruders out. The entrance looks like something out of an Indian Jones film and for ...

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Large collection of Nazi objects found in Buenos Aires

Argentina’s federal police and Interpol discovered a secret cache of Nazi artifacts in a Buenos Aires home earlier this month. It was an accidental find. The police were looking for smuggled Chinese art, antiquities and mummies but instead found around ...

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Skeletons Of 5,000-Year-Old Chinese ‘Giants’ Discovered By Archaeologists

Archaeologists in eastern China have found 5,000-year-old skeletons of people experts say would have been unusually tall and strong. According to the measurements of bones in the graves at the site in Shandong province, a number of the people would ...

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The colourised images emerged on the 73rd anniversary of Operation Overlord

A remarkable set of colourised photos has emerged on the 73rd anniversary of the D-Day landings shedding new light on the day Allied troops fought their way on to the beaches of northern France. Black and white images of brave ...

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1941-1944 : The Second World War in Color

Though color photography was invented decades before World War II, it was still a rather niche process, more complicated and expensive than black-and-white photography. The scarcity of color film was compounded by the hazards of shipping in wartime and the ...

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‘Baby Dragon’ Found In China Is The Newest Species Of Dinosaur

Meet Beibeilong sinensis, the most recently identified dinosaur species. The name means “baby dragon from China.” The dinosaur had massive feathered wings and a birdlike skull. It probably looked most like a cassowary, flightless birds slightly smaller than an ostrich. ...

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2,300-year-old bamboo slips enter Guinness records book as world’s first decimal ‘calculator’

A set of bamboo slips used more than 2,300 years ago has been confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s first decimal calculation tool. The 21 slips, each measuring 43.5cm long and 1.2cm wide, were crafted ...

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Islamic Ring Found in 9th-Century Viking Grave

In the late 19th century, the archaeologist Hjalmar Stolpe spent years excavating gravesites near Birka, a town on the Swedish island of Björkö that operated as a key center for trade during the Viking Age. In a grave of a ...

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The legend of pompeii “The Two Maidens” of Pompeii are men

An ongoing project to CT scan the plaster casts of the victims of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. has revealed that the cast of two embracing figures known as The Two Maidens are in fact men. The skeletal ...

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Retro laptop

This cool music-box looking thing is Datamancer’s Steampunk laptop. Don’t be fooled by its retro look, there’s a perfect running HP ZT1000 laptop, underneath all that wood and metal gears, it’s even capable of running both Windows and Linux. Nobody ...

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