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In 1899 The French Attempted To Illustrate & Predict The Year 2000

Rewind the clock back some 115 years to 1899 in France, people were immensely curious as to what the future might hold, just as we are today. In fact …

8 facts about Magna Carta: how much do you know?

The year 2015 – the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta – is the ideal time to hold a new debate on the pros and cons of a written constitution, MPs …

Magna Carta

21 Celebrities Who Look Younger Now Than They Used To

Or ageless, at least!

Photos of the May Day Protests That Turned Violent in Eastern Ukraine

The government's hold on that region of the country is getting more and more tenuous.<p>On May 1, International Workers' Day, pro-Russian protesters marched through central Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, calling for a referendum on the region's future. Some were calling for the area to join Russia, while …

Ten controversial films that were buried

32,000 Year-Old Flower Has Rebloomed

Melting permafrost is not helping climate change, as it gives off gusts of globe-warming methane. But the world's scientists are finding a treasure …

National Academy of Sciences

The Disturbing Tiny Sculptures of Dongwook Lee now on Hi-Fructose: http://hifructose.com/2014/02/20/the-disturbing-tiny-sculptures-of-dongwook-lee/

Hong Kong-based collective Parent's Parents aim to “explore the limitless of chaos, exceptional beauty and modernness.” See more of their work on our blog: http://hifructose.com/2014/03/18/the-interdisciplinary-art-of-hong-kong-collective-parents-parents/

On View: Gary Taxali’s “Unforget Me” now on Hi-Fructose: http://hifructose.com/2014/03/19/on-view-gary-taxalis-unforget-me-at-jonathan-levine-gallery/

Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces | Reuters

KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed separatists took control of a city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday and Kiev prepared troops to tackle what it called an “act of aggression by Russia”, pushing the conflict between the neighbors into a dangerous new phase.<p>Pro-Russian activists carrying …

Thousands march in Paris, Rome against austerity, economic reforms | Reuters

PARIS/ROME (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people took part in protests in central Paris and Rome on Saturday organized by hard-left parties against government economic reform plans and austerity measures.<p>A protester dressed as a prisoner marches through the streets of Paris during a demonstration …