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May 14th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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the three piece suit
The three piece suit, be it board meetings or funerals, I can understand the fuction of the trousers, the pants and the vest but what function does the fukkin tie represent? It does resemble a noose... (by darkbeaver)
May 8th, 2018 by EagleSmack last post
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Kids caught throwing fossil dinosaur tracks into water at Utah park
Kids caught throwing fossil dinosaur tracks into water at Utah park Associated Press Published: May 7, 2018 Updated: May 7, 2018 6:37 PM EDT Red Fleet State Park (Getty files) SALT LAKE CITY Visitors at a Utah state park have been... (by spaminator)
May 7th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Mass graves of Highlanders killed at Culloden may have been found
The mass grave of Highlanders massacred in the Battle of Culloden may have been discovered by a ground penetrating radar more than 270 years later. History says that 16 of Bonnie Prince Charlie's officers, found hiding in the dungeon at Culloden... (by Blackleaf)
May 7th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Tutankhamun 'secret chamber' does not exist, researchers find
Egyptian authorities have finished their quest to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun - concluding that it does not exist. Previously, officials said they were "90% sure" of a hidden room behind the wall of the boy king's famous... (by Blackleaf)
May 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Beowulf: The enduring appeal of an Anglo-Saxon 'superhero story'
As the cold sting of winter finally starts to fade, so the literary festival season edges closer. An addition to the line-up this year is a five-day celebration of the legendary saga of Beowulf. How is it that a story written by an unknown author... (by Blackleaf)
May 6th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Bone of Pope St Clement found in London bin
A bone that is believed to be a relic of the fourth Pope has been found in a bin by waste collectors. The tiny fragment - thought to belong to St Clement, who died around 2,000 years ago - was found by a waste disposal company. 'Bone of Pope St... (by Blackleaf)
May 6th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Henry VIII death warrant goes on display
A 16th century death warrant in which King Henry VIII orders an abbot be 'hung drawn and quartered' before deciding he should just be hanged has gone on public display. The letter is believed to have been dictated by the notoriously temperamental... (by Blackleaf)
May 5th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Graffiti by French POWs found at Sissinghurst Castle
French graffiti has been discovered on the walls of an English manor house in what is the largest selection of pre-19th-century prisoner art ever found in Britain. A series of 250-year-old etchings found at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent reveals... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 29th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Is this Britain's oldest gold?
One of the oldest and rarest pieces of gold ever found in Britain has been found in a box of odd watch parts bought at a car boot sale in Oxfordshire. The 'incredibly rare' gold strip, which is thought to be from the early Bronze Age and dates to... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 28th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Archaeologists find ancient mass child sacrifice in Peru
Archaeologists find ancient mass child sacrifice in Peru Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 27, 2018 Updated: April 27, 2018 7:48 PM EDT This April 22, 2011 handout photo provided by National Geographic shows more than a... (by spaminator)
Apr 28th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Windsor Castle: From 11th Century fortess to Harry and Meghan's wedding venue
It's the oldest and biggest occupied castle in the world that has been home to 39 monarchs. And it will shortly play host to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. However, the story of Windsor Castle begins with a wooden fortress, built by William... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 28th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Remains of mother and child found at Hadrian's Wall
It's long been viewed as a bastion of Roman military prowess but Hadrian's Wall may have had a more domestic history, researchers say. Newly discovered remains of a woman and five-year-old, believed to be a mother and child, challenge the idea... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 28th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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75 Roman skeletons found under hotel swimming pool in York
A burial site containing 75 Roman skeletons has been uncovered beneath a hotel swimming pool in York. The grade two listed building, known as the Newington Hotel, is currently being gutted by developers to create seven family homes. During the... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 28th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Ash from destructive hill fort fire 'preserved in peat'
Archaeologists believe they have found, preserved in peat, charcoal from a fire that destroyed an ancient hillfort. Dun Deardail was built about 2,500 years ago on a prominent knoll on Sgorr Chalum, a hill overlooking the River Nevis in Glen Nevis.... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 28th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Battle of Trafalgar ship's biscuit to be sold at auction
A 213-year-old biscuit dating from the Battle of Trafalgar is to be sold at auction. The biscuit, which belonged to a sailor on board HMS Defence in 1805, is believed to be the oldest surviving ship's biscuit in the world. It is thought to... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 27th, 2018 by OpposingDigit last post
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Academic History is Bullshjt
History is closely metered out in bottles of gibberish for the most part, we can all look at hi tech engineering in hundreds of archeological masterpieces absolutly beyond our presents capabilities. Acadcemic history is bullshjt X 2, at least, most any... (by darkbeaver)
Apr 22nd, 2018 by Danbones last post
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11,000-year-old houses discovered in North Yorkshire
Two houses dating back 11,000 years have been declared Britains oldest dwellings by experts. Remains of the wooden shacks were found during a decade-long dig at a Stone Age site. THIS OLE HOUSE Britains oldest houses date back over 11,000 years,... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 22nd, 2018 by Johnnny last post
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Romans may have left their genetic imprint on people living in South East England
The Romans may have left an impressive legacy of roads, irrigation and education in Britain but it was always thought they took their DNA with them when they left. However, this theory could soon be overturned as researchers have found a strange... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 22nd, 2018 by Vbeacher last post
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The British Are Driving the West’s War Agenda
The British Are Driving the Wests War AgendaBut Why? The Crown Of course. (by darkbeaver)
Apr 21st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Red and yellow paint found on Antonine Wall
A University of Glasgow archaeologist using cutting edge technology on remnants of the Antonine Wall has shown parts of it were painted in bright colours. ... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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10 of the most romantic castles in England
From the haunting beauty of isolated ruins to the majesty of some of Britains most ostentatious buildings, here are some of the most picturesque castles in England... 10 of the most romantic castles in England By Sally Coffey Britain Magazine ... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Stonehenge rocks may have been there before humans existed
Stonehenge is one of Britain's greatest mysteries, but one scientist thinks he's cracked the secrets to its existence. Mike Pitts has mustered up an explanation as to why Stonehenge is where it is, and reckons the rocks were already there millions... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Long-lost Bronze Age landscape discovered on Ramsey Island
A hidden Bronze Age landscape, thought to be 4,500 years old, has been discovered on a remote island off the coast of Wales. Researchers used lasers to create a 3D model of Ramsey Island which revealed burial grounds, a prehistoric coastal fort and... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 14th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Secrets of the sea bed: Hunt for Stone Age site in North Sea
British and Belgian scientists are exploring the sea bed off Norfolk hoping to find evidence that Stone Age people lived there when it was still dry land. In recent years, some trawler crews and researchers have found prehistoric animal bones and basic... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 11th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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85,000-year-old fossil finger points to early humans entering Saudi Arabia
85,000-year-old fossil finger points to early humans entering Saudi Arabia Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 10, 2018 Updated: April 10, 2018 8:27 AM EDT This photo provided by Michael Petraglia shows six different views... (by spaminator)
Apr 8th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Centuries-old workers' graffiti found at stately home
Graffiti and handprints from craftsmen dating back more than 200 years have been uncovered during renovation work at a stately home. The marks at Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire, were found in timbers during preparatory work to fix... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Which really is the UK's oldest town?
The towns that lay claim to be the oldest in the UK... Which really is the UK's oldest town? 6 April 2018 The Telegraph Whitby (by Blackleaf)
Apr 4th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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Patrick.well-2628.PatrickNicholas
This well is deep and has two spiral staircases one clockwise and the other outside of the first is counterclockwise. 130 feet or so in depth solid... (by darkbeaver)
Apr 4th, 2018 by 003352 last post
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Politcal governmet you trusting in
1. Democracy - Contains all that is available and which can be called out with crimes against fighting and the military will each labor sufficiently. 2. Communism - Everyone must think according to the majority and it includes work in Communism states.... (by 003352)
Apr 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Sisters of mercy: the Biddenden Maids
The true story of the conjoined twins of Biddenden... Sisters of mercy: the Biddenden Maids Every Easter Monday, a Kent village celebrates the story of the Biddenden Maids, medieval sisters who were reputedly joined at the hip and shoulder. Jan... (by Blackleaf)
Apr 1st, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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Adolf Hitler - The Cost of War
www.youtube.com/watch?v=n840zXmlzak I found this video absolutely disturbing. As I listened to it, the cadence of the speech and the choice of words (at least in the English subtitles) was emotionally mesmerizing; yet when my rational mind kicks in,... (by White_Unifier)
Mar 31st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Abandoned medieval village is uncovered near Cambridge
An abandoned medieval village has been uncovered by workers upgrading a stretch of road near Cambridge. The remains of 12 buildings cover an area of six hectares, and the entire layout of the settlement is discernible despite the fact it was ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 31st, 2018 by Tecumsehsbones last post
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Lose cannon? The battle to save big guns
A 50,000 appeal has been launched to save four cannon in most need of help. The Save Our Cannons campaign is focusing on two 18th-Century nine-pounder guns at Etal Castle, Northumberland, and World War Two anti-aircraft guns at Dover Castle in Kent... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 25th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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The black Tudors
The case of a black servant whipping a white one forms part of a growing body of evidence that Africans were treated equally in Tudor England. Edward Swarthye's dealings with the Elizabethan court is one of 350 examples of black people whose stories... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 25th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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1,700 year old coin of "first Brexiteer" is sold at auction
A rare coin issued by a Roman emperor who reigned over Britain 1,700 years ago has sold for almost 10,000 ($14,000) at auction. The silver Denarius coin was unearthed by 62-year-old gardener Richard Patterson in Winchester, Hampshire. It was minted... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 25th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Storms expose WWII soldiers' graffiti
Recent coastal storms have revealed the signatures of World War Two soldiers etched into Norfolk's sea defences. The names of Pte Wells and Russell were scrawled on concrete anti-tank blocks on Winterton beach, dated 1941. The soldiers are thought... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 24th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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The 26 lost wonders of ancient Britain
From Droitwich salt springs to Loch Lomond, a geography professor is using a millennium-old manuscript to hunt the UK's ancient and mythical features. Andrew Evans has found 26 fantastical features documented in an ancient book called Wonders... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Archaeological treasures hiding in London's mud
Continuing a tradition popularised by the Victorians, "mudlarkers" scour the foreshore of the Thames in search of historical treasures. Two thousand years of human history are revealed by the low tide on London’s largest archaeological site and we... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Archive shows how much Richard III raked in from the Duchy of Cornwall
A bundle of old documents bought at a country sale has sold for 20,000 after being identified as the financial accounts of Richard III. The papers show money the Shakespearean king made in one year from the Duchy estate in Devon and Cornwall -... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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The Irish Slave Trade
The Forgotten White Slaves The Slaves That Time Forgot. During the 1650s, over 100,000 Irish children aged 10 to 14 were taken from their parents and sold as slaves in the West Indies, Virginia and New England. In this decade, 52,000 Irish (mostly... (by Cliffy)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Six trivial decisions that changed British history
Here, Dixe Wills, author of Tiny Histories: Trivial Events and Trifling Decisions that Changed British History, uncovers six split-second decisions that helped make Britain what it is today Six trivial decisions that changed British history From a... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Dickens letters reveal the inspiration for the cruel headmaster in Nicholas Nickleby
Rare letters written in Charles Dickens's own hand may reveal the true inspiration for Wackford Squeers, the cruel headmaster of Dotheboys Hall in Nicholas Nickleby. Scholars have argued over the teacher's inspiration. But this Thursday a ... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 17th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Otter, pork and mutton: 2,000 year old feast found on Orkney
A treasure trove of Iron Age artefacts has been found at a site on Scotland's Orkney Islands that was once home to a tall monumental tower-like structure. Archaeologists excavating the area found evidence of a 'great feast' that dates back back... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 12th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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The question
What year do you believe it is and why. Please be definitive in your estimation. Numbers are important. Lettuce begin with 20128, when is that? Is that an early or late... (by darkbeaver)
Mar 10th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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X-ray to probe Mary Rose's cannonballs
Researchers are using powerful X-rays to look inside cannonballs found on the famous Tudor ship the Mary Rose. They are trying to find a way of preserving the shot, which will corrode if it is put on display. There are 1,200 of the cannonballs,... (by Blackleaf)