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Essay by 10-year-old Paul McCartney found in library

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An essay about the Queen of England’s coronation, written by Sir Paul McCartney (of Beatles fame) when he was 10, has been found after lying undiscovered in Liverpool’s Central Library for over 50 years. Thought to ... Read More


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History textbook: Man landed on the moon in 1979

Published on September 28th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

An official history textbook used by thousands of GCSE pupils in the UK states that man landed on the moon in 1979. It also mentions that John F. Kennedy was president in 1960. “You have got ... Read More


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Feathered dinosaurs found in China

Published on September 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Exceptionally well-preserved fossils of new species of feathered dinosaurs have found in China. The new finds are “indisputably” older than archaeopteryx, the oldest known bird, which scientists claim provides exceptional evidence that birds evolved from dinosaurs. ... Read More


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Museums face race to raise cash for Anglo-Saxon hoard

Published on September 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Museums hoping to buy the Anglo-Saxon ‘Staffordshire hoard‘ are facing a race against time to raise funds for the purchase. They have just four months to come up with the money from the date valuation is ... Read More


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Trove of Roman artifacts found near army construction project

Published on September 25th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists have uncovered 1st-3rd century remnants of a Roman settlement near an army construction project in Wiesbaden, Germany. The team, from nearby Mainz University, discovered a Roman coin, pieces of pottery, roof tiles, decorated bricks and ... Read More


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