Aj Chetter

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Battle scars reveal the life of 'Mephisto', a WW1 German tank from a century ago

What can we possibly learn from the archaeological study of a World War I battle tank? Quite a lot, it turns out, when the attention is devoted to a …

Remembrance Day

Egyptian Archaeologists unearth large black sarcophagus in Alexandria.

According to the head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, there had been a remarkable find in the coastal city of Alexandria. During a routine …

02/27/1775 - Causes of War - Conciliatory Resolution Proposed by British Parliament - American Revolutionary War Forums

The Conciliatory Resolution was a resolution passed by the British Parliament in an attempt to reach a peaceful settlement with the Thirteen Colonies …

06/03/1779 - Battles - French and Spanish Armada of 1779 Set Sail for Great Britain (Naval Battle) - American Revolutionary War Forums

<b>Battle Summary</b><p><b>Details</b><p><b>Stats</b><p><b>Colonists/Allies</b><p><b>British/Allies</b><p><b>Name:</b><p>French and Spanish Armada of 1779 Set Sail (Naval Battle)<p><b>Total …

Freedom: A History of US. Check the Source. George III's Letter on the Loss of America | PBS

<b>George III's Letter on the Loss of America</b><p>In the poignant letter that follows, written after the close of the Revolutionary War, King George III …

Republican Party - Facts Summary

EARLY POLITICAL PARTIES<p>Though America’s Founding Fathers distrusted political parties, it wasn’t long before divisions developed among them. …

The Meddling American

The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam<p>by Max Boot<p>Liveright, 715 pp., $35.00<p>On the long list of people who played …

Arrest records of Rosa Parks, MLK found in Alabama courthouse

By <b>JAY REEVES</b> | The Associated Press<p>MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Yellowing court records from the arrests of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and others …

Blog Archive » Earliest evidence of Roman military found in Poland

Numerous Roman military artifacts dating as far back as the 1st century A.D. have been unearthed in Kujawy, north-central Poland, a region in the …

Five reasons why the Roman Empire fell - CNA Columns: The New (& the Old) Evangelization

There are five reasons (among others) why the Roman Empire fell. The most important of the five have to do with the breakdown of religion, morality …

Gaza: a city both cursed and blessed

Alexander the Great was one of a multitude of conquerors, from pharaohs to British generals, who recognised in the city a key to the control of the …

The Battle of Falling Waters 1863: The End of the Gettysburg Campaign

<b>Eleven days after Gettysburg, Union and Confederate forces clashed again on the banks of the Potomac River.</b><p>Charge of the 6th Michigan Cavalry at the …

American Experience

Freedom Riders | Article<p>Jim Crow Laws<p>The segregation and disenfranchisement laws known as "Jim Crow" represented a formal, codified system of racial …

Hitler teeth test dispels myths of Nazi leader's survival

An examination of Adolf Hitler's dental remains has removed any doubt that he did indeed die in 1945. The tale of the Führer's teeth is a story not …

Bronze-Age Bonapartes – Five Great Conquerors Who Dominated the Ancient World

“Centuries before Alexander the Great was even born, powerful warlords were writing their own pages in the annals of military history.” ALEXANDER THE …

Behind ‘King Lear’: The History Revealed

The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606<p>by James Shapiro<p>Simon and Schuster, 367 pp., $30.00<p>Even by its own standards of extremity, <i>King Lear</i> ends on a …

Literature

Air raid shelters built to protect Brisbane from World War II bombing raids uncovered by the riverside

Two concrete bunkers designed to protect Brisbane residents from bombing raids during World War II were uncovered this week by the team redeveloping …

The 10 stuff-ups we all make when interpreting research

<i>UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH: What do we actually mean by research and how does it help inform our understanding of things? Understanding what’s being said</i> …

Nelson Mandela

Mystery of hidden rooms in Tutankhamun's burial chamber solved

The unique artefact, a major feature of the military museum for more than 30 years, paraded through Cairo with a military police escort on Saturday …

Boundaries, routines and early bedtimes: 13 habits that raise well-adjusted kids

I keep seeing posts about “entitled kids” making the rounds lately. In fact, you don’t have to look hard before you see things written about how …

Parenting

Q&A: Are any laws made by the Nazi regime still in use?

Are any laws created by the Nazi regime from 1933-45 still in use in Germany, or did the whole legal system start from scratch after 1945?<p>All legal …

Watch 7 ancient ruins come to life before your very eyes

GIFs recreate pyramids, temples, and forts from around the world<p>Ever wonder what ancient ruins looked like in their heyday? Thanks to a series of fun GIFs made by NeoMam Studios and Thisisrender for Expedia “recreating” a few iconic monuments including the Parthenon in Greece, the Luxor Temple in …

Species worldwide in decline as result of human activity

Human activity has driven plant and animal species into decline all around the world, putting the future of humans at risk in the long run, a new extensive report has stated.<p>Over the coming decades, climate change will worsen the loss of biodiversity even more, the study, which was released on …

Custer's Ghostherders

Custer’s Ghostherders<p><b>By Neil Asher Silberman</b><br>Winter 1990 • MHQ Magazine<p><b>Battlefield archaeologists digging at the Little Bighorn have reawakened</b> …

The Ultimate Hong Kong Itinerary | 3-5 days in Hong Kong & Macau

Hong Kong is a wonderfully cosmopolitan city in a Specialist Administrative Region of China. A former British colony, the prevalence of English …

The changing shape of Australia's immigration policy

If the increasing numbers are well managed, it can be a ‘win-win’ situation, says professor<p>How many and whom? Australia is – again – seized by a debate about migration to this country, its size, shape and character.<p>Related: As a citizen of Melbourne, don't I have the right to question immigration? …

Plastic eating microbes to the rescue: evolution may be finding a solution to the problem of plastic waste

Last week Sami covered news that microplastics are found in 93% of bottled water and the highest microplastic contamination levels ever were found in …

‘Great Pacific garbage patch’ 16 times bigger than previously thought, say scientists

Nearly 80,000 tonnes of plastic are floating in the area of the ocean known as the “Great Pacific garbage patch”.<p>Scientists arrived at this figure, …

The US wants China to reverse its decision to bar foreign garbage

The United States asked China on Friday not to implement a ban on imports of scrap materials, after the world's top scrap buyer abruptly shut the door to many types of waste, throwing the global recycling industry into turmoil.<p>Reuters broke the news last July that China had told the World Trade …

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …