Colour film of London, England in 1927

Published on November 9th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Check out this 10 minutes of footage showing glimpses of life in London in 1927. London is the last stop in an epic trip across Britain filmed in remarkable early colour. London was the final stop ... Read More


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Where is the Berlin Wall now?

Published on November 9th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

The BBC has posted an interactive map showing where pieces of the Berlin Wall, which fell 20 years ago today, now reside. When the Berlin Wall fell down in November 1989, parts of it were chipped ... Read More


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Adolf Hitler’s house up for sale

Published on November 9th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

Adolf Hitler’s family home in Austria, where the dictator was born, is up for sale. The unassuming house where Hitler was born in 1889 has been put on the market priced at 2.2m euros (£1.9m; $3.3m). ... Read More


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Lost Chaplin film sold on eBay for $5.68

Published on November 9th, 2009 | by Sevaan Franks

A lost film featuring comic genius Charlie Chaplin has been found on eBay for $5.68. Morace Park, who lives in Essex, England, bought the battered olive green film canister listed as “an old film” for £3.20, ... Read More


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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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