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The Vatican Archive: the Pope's private library - Telegraph

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Bikes were invented because a volcano killed all the horses

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The Scandinavian floor clock known as the "Mora Clock" originated near the town of Mora, in central Sweden in the Province of Dalarna, around 1750.

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Tesla vs. Edison: A Mythical Rivalry

Pagina no encontrada - OpenMind

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A husband stands nearby while his wife breastfeeds an infant in “Amerikajin no zu” (Portrait of Americans) by Yoshitora Utagawa

150-year-old images reveal what Japanese artists once thought about exotic American visitors

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Inside the Rainbow Gulag: The Technicolor Rise and Fall of Lisa Frank

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Oct. 22, 1895: Train wreck at Montparnasse

1895: That runaway train dangling over the streets of Paris

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Michelangelo used the Golden Ratio when painting the Creation of Adam

Michelangelo likely used mathematics when painting the Creation of Adam

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Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the truncated icosahedron, from the manuscript of the book.

Leonardo da Vinci Sculpture Project

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Leonardo da Vinci drew the illustrations for Luca Pacioli's 1509 book De Divina Proportione (The Divine Proportion). Drawing of the Duodecedron Abscisus Elevatus Vacuus, consisting of 120 equilateral triangles, from the manuscript of the book.

Leonardo da Vinci Sculpture Project

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Stella Octangula by Leonardo Da Vinci, from "De Divina Proportione" by Luca Pacioli, published 1509, Venice

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Illustrations of various geometric figures by Leonardo da Vinci for Luca Pacioli’s “De Divina Proportione" - the only thing da Vinci had a hand in that was published during his life time. It was first released in 1509 and only 2 copies remain.

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Meet the 'Refrigerator Ladies' Who Programmed the ENIAC

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Dreams of Space - Books and Ephemera: Soaring to the Stars (1967)

Books and Ephemera: Soaring to the Stars (1967)

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Mustaches of World War I

8 Awesome Mustaches of World War I

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The Folk-Stories of Iceland

The Folk-Stories of Iceland - Medievalists.net

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Apollo–Soyuz: A cold war handshake in space

Apollo–Soyuz: A cold war handshake in space, 40 years on - New Scientist

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The head of F.W. Murnau (director of 1922 film 'Nosferatu') is missing.

Missing 'Vampire' Director's Skull: Why People Snatch Bodies

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Pluto's discoverer's ashes will be the first human remains to leave the solar system

Pluto's discoverer's ashes will be the first human remains to leave the solar system — glued to the side of a space probe

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Dreamscape made from random noise. Illustration: Google

Yes, androids do dream of electric sheep

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Xiu Xiu performs the music of Twin Peaks

Xiu Xiu Performs The Music Of Twin Peaks (Video)

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Bread in the Middle Ages

Bread in the Middle Ages

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10 Tales of Legendary Ghost Ships

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The Manly Art of Knitting

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"Franklinizatsiya the therapeutic application of static electricity in the form of bits (puchkoobraznyh or sparks), from blow, air bath and shower head. In the electrostatic air bath body sick in isolating the bench, charged positive pole, whereas the negative pole is given to the ground, as shown in figure 1"

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