Some Historical Images That You Might Not Have Seen Before
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20 utterly unique historical photographs you’ve probably never seen before
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Mapping the Empires of History
We’ve all heard references to the Ottoman Empire, the Roman Empire, the Persian Empire, but how much do we really know about these political powerhouses of the past? You can also find more infographics at Visualistan
APOD: 2000 September 3 - Henrietta Leavitt Calibrates the Stars
Sybil Ludington, is considered to be the female equivalent of Paul Revere. At only 16 years old, she made a journey twice as long as Revere’s. Her father, Col. Ludington was the leader of the local militia. In April of 1777, Col. Ludington sent Sybil to warn the militia members in several other towns to prepare for the impending attack by the British. Sybil traveled 40 miles on horseback on a stormy night. Sybil was thanked for her help by George Washington who came to her home personally.
The People Behind The Way We Live [Infographic]
Do you ever stop to think how many of the inventions we utilize on a daily basis and often take for granted came to be? The following infographic from BestCollegesOnline.org takes a look at how some of the most widely used inventions originally came about as well as how they evolved over time.
#ScienceSunday 2015 Roundup
I started doing #ScienceSunday as a way to continue the Women's History Month biography project past March. Instead, each week, I showcased a scientist.
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This is what I tell my daughter. Reality TV and nonsense websites waste your time with "news" of celebrity dating and drama. Do you ever wonder why you aren't reading about important issues? Marie Tharp (1920 – 2006) was an American geologist and oceanographic cartographer who, in partnership with Bruce Heezen, created the first scientific…
Toon onderwerp - paleolitische en neolithische vrouwenbeeldjes
Statuette of the twin goddesses Marble, from Catalhoyuk First half of the 6th millenium BC. Height 17.2 cm
In June 1961 Italian archaeologists led by Dr. Frova were excavating an ancient Roman amphitheatre near Caesarea-on-the-Sea (Maritima) and uncovered this interesting limestone block. On the face is a monumental inscription which is part of a larger dedication to Tiberius Caesar which clearly says that it was from "Pontius Pilate, Prefect of Judea."