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There's a Monster in the Alphabet by James Rumford. An alphabet book relates the legend of Cadmus, the Phoenician hero who, according to the Ancient Greek historian Herodotus, brought the alphabet to Greece and slew a dragon there, planting the teeth that would become the first citizens of Thebes.



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ISIS take full control of ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

A Marble altar depicting the Goddess Allat with a lion from the Temple of Baal Shamin in P...


The Philippine government has approved the international auction of former first lady Imelda Marcos's jewelry collection, worth approximately $21 million. Prior to the auction the jewels and crowns will be on display for people to look at. The auction is to raise awareness for younger Fillipino citizens.

Bronze eagle from a standard of the Roman legions

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Kahnawake First Nation attacking the human rights of its citizens

Waneek Horn-Miller is a Kahnawake Mohawk, a former Olympic athlete and an avid human rights activist. She is fighting for her right to live in her community with her non-indigenous partner, Keith Morgan (left), and two children. (Waneek Horn-Miller)

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Mad Magnet

Mad Magnet is a magnet-themed monster fought by the Wind Rangers in the episode There's No "I" In Team, and was the first monster of the season to be turned giant. After he is sent to Earth, he terrorizes the citizens of Blue Bay Harbor - until Shane intervenes. He fights the monster, and is nearly defeated, until he realizes the importance of teamwork and is rescued by Tori and Dustin. The Wind Rangers defeat him with the Storm Striker's Lion Hammer attack, and he is enlarged with the...

Do you know the origin of the very first #Oktoberfest? The original 5-day festival was in October, 1810 and was to commemorate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig (who later became King Ludwig I) to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. All the citizens of Munich were invited, and the event hosted more than 40,000 guests! #FunFact #History

King of France Louis VIII | Portrait of Louis VIII, Called Le Lion, King of France Giclee Print by ...