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Photo of tallest Nazi surrendering

Published on June 11th, 2010 | by Admin

The Telegraph has posted an interesting photograph showing the surrender of a 7’6″ German soldier to a 5’6″ Allied soldier. Corporal Bob Roberts was overseeing the surrender of dozens of enemy soldiers during the Battle of [&hellip... Read More


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13th century Saint Rose of Viterbo died of a heart defect

Published on June 11th, 2010 | by Admin

An anlysis of the mummified heart of the Italian Saint Rose of Viterbo shows she died of a heart defect. For thousands of Catholics, the 13th-century Italian Saint Rose of Viterbo had miraculous powers that allowed [&hellip... Read More


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Rare photo of slave children found in North Carolina attic

Published on June 11th, 2010 | by Admin

A rare 150-year-old photograph showing two slave children has been found in an attic in North Carolina. A haunting 150-year-old photo found in a North Carolina attic shows a young black child named John, barefoot and [&hellip... Read More


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Giant sea reptiles were warm-blooded

Published on June 11th, 2010 | by Admin

A new study suggests that prehistoric underwater predators could control their body temperatures. Researchers found that ancient ocean predators possibly regulated their body temperatures, which allowed for aggressive hunting, deep diving, and fast swimming over long [&hellip... Read More


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Prehistoric dog burial found in Orange County

Published on June 11th, 2010 | by Admin

A 1,800-year-old dog burial has been unearthed in Orange County, California. The dog was a techichi, or “small Indian dog,” of a type that was about the size of a terrier and that is now extinct. [&hellip... Read More


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Many Viking runes were meaningless

Published on June 10th, 2010 | by Admin

A new study of rune stones shows that many of the carvings were gibberish. The researcher claims that the Vikings who carved them couldn’t write and the people who saw them couldn’t read. ‘What was important [&hellip... Read More


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Vandals deface Uffington White Horse

Published on June 10th, 2010 | by Admin

Some yobs have vandalized the Uffington White Horse by spraying it with purple spray paint. Officers from Thames Valley Police were called to the 3,000-year-old chalk monument at about 2200 BST on Thursday. They found the [&hellip... Read More


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