Artem Fischer

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Deadly Salmonella strain linked to Aztec population collapse

A similar bacterial strain was found in 13th Century Europe and 16th Century Mexico.<p>A series of epidemics in Mexico that decimated the Aztec …

Battle of Eniwetok: Rare and Classic Photos From the Pacific in WWII

Caption from LIFE. "On the coral beach of Eniwetok's Engebi Island, a Marine drags a dead comrade out of the surf." See<p>... VIEW MORE<p>George …

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America’s always had black inventors – even when the patent system explicitly excluded them

Both slaves and free African-Americans invented and innovated<p>One group of prolific innovators, however, has been largely ignored by history: black inventors born or forced into American slavery. Though U.S. patent law was created with color-blind language to foster innovation, the patent system …

Cambodia’s hidden jungle temple

Beng Mealea, an eerie jungle temple that invokes the earlier, less-discovered days of Angkor Wat, gives plenty of hope to the Indiana Jones in all of us.<p>Siem Reap has become one of the world’s tourism darlings over the past years, ranked in 2015 as the second best spot on the planet to visit …

How Charles Darwin Shaped Debate During the American Civil War

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>When the evolutionary theories of English naturalist and geologist Charles Darwin were first introduced, they were lauded for their application to business and free markets — the survival of the fittest could explain wealth disparities in …

Bringing the Soviet Union’s ‘flying tank’ back to life

The Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik was an armoured ground attack aircraft designed to destroy tanks from tree-top height. Now, a rare surviving example of this Soviet aircraft is being restored in Arizona.<p>When Nazi forces reached Leningrad in the summer of 1941, rather than risk the lives of thousands of …

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