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Tracking China's Political Change Through Dazibao Posters

<i>Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. ADST conducts oral history interviews with retired U.S.</i> …

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Why Magna Carta matters

The making of Magna Carta was a turning point in English constitutional history. The charter’s great achievement was to place the monarchy – the …

25個課本應該要教你的地球真相,身為地球人怎麼能不知道?!

en_US<p>article<p>1. 由於地球自轉的緣故,有些地方的重力比較小,像是加拿大的哈德森灣 (Hudson Bay)。 2. 由於太陽光會被海洋反射,地球遠遠望去是最亮的一顆行星。 3. 地球90%的火山在海底下。 (感謝老天!) 4. 俄羅斯的貝加爾湖 (Lake …

Historic photographs transformed into surreal animated GIFs by Nicolas Monterrat

The GIF works of Nicolas Monterrat, who uses vintage photographs as a base for his unsettling, trippy, subtle little animations.<p>[thisiscollosal via …

The Queen’s Birthday Celebrated in Pictures

Mapping a New View of the Medieval World

By Kathleen Tuck<p>Maps do more than show us the way and identify major landmarks – rivers, towns, roads and hills. For centuries, they also offered a …

Norfolk graffiti survey uncovers 'medieval selfies'

<b>A survey of graffiti in churches in Norfolk has uncovered hundreds of "medieval selfies", hidden for centuries under limewash.</b><p>They were found by volunteers with the Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey.<p>Project archaeologist Matt Champion said what made the images special was they were of "medieval …

Incredible link uncovered between Napoleon and the tiny Stirlingshire village of Fintry

Details of the remarkable connection will be revealed at the Smith Art Gallery in Stirling.<p>Napoleon and the Stirlingshire village of Fintry may seem …

A Dinosaur Reading List for Everyone

Science & InnovationLaelaps<p>So you want to learn more about dinosaurs. There are blog posts and videos, of course, but what if you want to sit down and dig into a fossil-filled book? Where should you start, and what books are best for what you want to know? Here’s a brief list of dinosaur books for …

Can Wild Monkeys Hang With Humans?

Wildlife<p>“If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!”<p>That classic mantra seems to have been adopted by the macaques living on the rock of Gibraltar. The monkeys are endangered and facing habitat loss, but rather than retreat to what remains of their natural environment, they’ve made themselves quite …

As Pluto Flyby Nears, Spare a Thought for the Dwarf Planet’s Moons

With its strangely colored surface and remarkably puffy atmosphere, Pluto promises to be among the weirder worlds we’ve ever explored. But out there, at the edge of the classical solar system, icy Pluto is not alone: It’s surrounded by at least five moons.<p>Recently, we learned that some of those …

Humans could download brains on to a computer and live forever

The brain works like a complex circuit board which could be recreated on a computer<p>Humans could download their brain on to a computer and live forever inside a machine, a Cambridge neuroscientist has claimed.<p>Dr Hannah Critchlow said that if a computer could be built to recreate the 100 trillion …

How You'll Die On Mars

Many hopefuls have signed up for a one-way ticket to the red planet. But if they aren't prepared, the trip may be a short one.<p>We're on our way to Mars. NASA has a plan to land astronauts on its surface by the 2030s. Private spaceflight companies like SpaceX have also expressed interest in starting …

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10 Ways To Get Out Of Bed In The Morning

You love your beautiful, comfortable bed for good reason. Here's how to leave it behind<p><b>1. Alarm Clock:</b> Choose an alarm clock you like and place it across the room, away from your bed.<p><b>2. Sound:</b> Consider different alarm tones, like music, or something extra-loud.<p><b>3. Water:</b> Place a glass of water next …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

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