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Top Universities in the World

Top Universities in the World

At Harvard University the golden left shoe on John Harvard’s statue stands out as an odd contrast to the rest of him all dark and somber apparently rubbing it is considered to be a source of inspiration and good luck students and tourists have been doing it for over a hundred years after all what …

History in Dispute: Charlottesville and Confederate Monuments

History in Dispute: Charlottesville and Confederate Monuments

Momentum is growing across the country to remove Confederate statues in the wake of Saturday’s deadly white supremacist neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Crews removed four statues from parks in Baltimore. Duke removing the statue of Robert E. Lee in the dark of night. A monument to Confederate soldiers in Durham, North Carolina torn down …

ODIN: La storia che si ripete | INTER HISTORY

ODIN: La storia che si ripete | INTER HISTORY

Andrzej ‘Odin’ Sobel presents “A story, that repeat itself” since 1908 The origins “This wonderful night bestows us with the colours of our crest: black and azure against a gilded backdrop of stars. It shall be called Internazionale, because we are brothers of the world.” — 9 March 1908, Milan It shall be called Internazionale, because …

How do peanuts grow? | Natural History Museum

How do peanuts grow? | Natural History Museum

From helicopters… to hooks, plants use very different strategies to disperse their seeds But one of the oddest is the peanut plant Most plants use water, wind or animals to distribute their seeds. Peanuts, however, are not among them. After a peanut flower is pollinated the flower wilts and curves down. It then starts growing …

25 Most Amazing Ancient Ruins of the World

25 Most Amazing Ancient Ruins of the World

The world is home to a plethora of fascinating ancient ruins, from crumbling cities to temples that have withstood the test of time. Many of these ancient societies were incredibly innovative and forward thinking. Just take a look at their meticulous city planning and incredible feats of engineering; some of which we are yet to …

Who’s to Blame | Public History #1.22

Who’s to Blame | Public History #1.22

– So, Mr. Mell’s being let go. Rumor has it, Principal Creakle’s been looking for a reason to get rid of him for awhile and well, I gave it to him. I haven’t said anything about this, but a few weeks ago, I told Mr. Mell some stuff and he said that he was going …