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The first person to undergo modern plastic surgery

Published on November 9th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Photos of a wounded WWI soldier, the first to undergo modern plastic surgery, have been released. Walter sustained terrible facial injuries including the loss of upper and lower eyelids while manning the guns aboard HMS Warspite ... Read More


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Oldest American artifact unearthed

Published on November 6th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A scraper-like tool dating back 14,230 years has been found in a cave in Oregon. The tool shows that people were living in North America well before the widespread Clovis culture of 12,900 to 12,400 years ... Read More


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Hitler, the German football coach

Published on November 6th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

I weep for today’s youth. Adolf Hitler was Germany’s football team manager, according to youngsters aged nine to 15. A study of 2,000 children which tested them on their knowledge of facts of both world wars ... Read More


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Six prehistoric burials found on Isle of Skye

Published on November 6th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A prehistoric burial ground has been discovered on Isle of Skye. Six slab-lined graves and six cremation pits have been unearthed on the excavation site close to Armadale pier on the Sleat peninsula. Experts say it ... Read More


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Iron Age burial mound found in the Netherlands

Published on November 6th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The Iron Age burial mound of a wealthy man has been found in the Netherlands. The first mound was identified in 1933 and is considered one of the most important archaeological sites in the country. The ... Read More


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Stone Age weapons factory found in England

Published on November 6th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists in Leicestershire have discovered an 8,000-year-old weapons factory. Archaeologist Wayne Jarvis, who has led the dig, said: “What we’ve collected are a large number of very early flint artefacts. It’s an incredibly rare find. “We ... Read More


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Shipping records found in 800-year-old Korean shipwreck

Published on November 5th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Ancient shipping records inscribed on bamboo poles have been found inside an ancient Korean shipwreck. The National Research Institute of Maritime Cultural Heritage under the Cultural Heritage Administration of Korea announces yesterday that it found bamboo ... Read More


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