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A talented and dynamic cast brings to life the historical Battle of Thermopylae of 480 B.C., in 300, directed by Frank Miller. Moved by the threat of invasion by King Xerxes of Persia, King Leonidas of Sparta leads three hundred warriors against over one hundred thousand Persian soldiers. The Spartans choose to fight in a narrow canyon, which allows them to make the most of such a small number of soldiers and makes the large number of Persians insignificant. Though by all appearances this is ...

US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr waves to supporters in 1963 from the Lincoln Memorial on the Mall in Washington DC.

A new study has found that bees have the ability to self medicate themselves against deadly fungi. They are able to find and collect anti-fungal plant extracts with which to coat their hives.