The world’s most important 6-sec drum loop

Published on November 20th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

I’ve watched this short documentary a few times in the last couple years, and thought I would share it with you to highlight an important piece of musical history. This fascinating, brilliant 20-minute video narrates the ... Read More


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Isaac Newton voted greatest Cambridge University student

Published on November 20th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Sir Isaac Newton has been voted the greatest Cambridge University student of all time by the current students at the school. The physicist and mathematician, who went to Trinity College, won 23.6 per cent of the ... Read More


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Mammoth poop sheds light on extinction

Published on November 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Mammoth dung is proving to be a good source of information in helping scientists unravel the mystery surrounding what caused the great mammals to die out. Sporormiella produces spores in the dung of large herbivores. These ... Read More


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Israel’s ancient wonders in danger of ruin

Published on November 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has warned that Israel’s greatest archeological treasures are in grave danger of being destroyed by natural disasters and vandalism. During the conference, IAA leaders cited dangers, including the possibility of earthquakes, ... Read More


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Ancient Greeks built their temples to face the rising Sun

Published on November 19th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

New research has found that the Ancient Greeks deliberately built their temples to face the rising Sun. Although it has long been known that most of these shrines face east, some academics have questioned whether this ... Read More


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