Tag: science

January 12, 1998: Nineteen European countries jointly ban human cloning

January 11, 1922: Insulin used to treat diabetes patient for first time

Katherine Johnson was a hidden genius

King James IV’s love of language led to a shocking experiment

This 1950s science kit for kids came with real uranium

Amazingly accurate pregnancy test told ancient Egyptians they were a new mummy

November 28, 1964: NASA launches Mariner 4 to Mars

November 24, 1859: Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species

‘Gate To Hell’ takes its own animal sacrifices and scientists tell us why

Meet the woman who worked for free to win the Nobel Prize in Physics

November 8th, 1895: Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays

After 32 years, Chernobyl is still as deadly as ever

Mysterious battery dated from 1840 still continues to baffle

September 26, 1905: Einstein publishes his first paper on relativity

According to this newspaper from 106 years ago, humans prefer to just ignore impending doom

You asked, we’ll answer: Marie Curie named most influential woman of all time

How Florence Sabin transformed medicine and made headway for women scientists

The legend of the Wendigo

February 15, 1910: Irena Sendler is born

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How Freddy Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

February 14, 269 AD: Saint Valentine is martyred, inspiring Valentine’s Day

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Everything you really need to know about the Renaissance

The 6 most credible UFO encounters in history

February 13, 1917: Mata Hari gets arrested in Paris

Last WWII prisoner of war found hidden away and forgotten in Russian mental institution

General 02.12.19

John Wayne’s ‘The Alamo’ was plagued with problems, including murder

Check out the recipes of a Japanese 17th-Century ‘Barbarian’ cookbook

Katanas: As amazing as the legends tell?

February 12, 1947: Christian Dior reveals the “New Look”

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February 11, 1943: Eisenhower promoted to four-star General of the US Army

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February 10, 1940: ‘Tom And Jerry’ Debuts

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February 9, 1943: Daylight Savings Time returns to the United States

General 02.08.19

Secret lovers, changed identities, and exotic pets: Juicy secrets about American presidents we’ve long forgotten

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How 12 American presidents rank meeting Queen Elizabeth II

February 8, 1952: Elizabeth II proclaimed official Queen of England

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Think you know Abraham Lincoln? New photos reveal the man behind the legend

What was the Magna Carta and why is it still important today?

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What is Federalism and how does it affect a government’s set-up?

February 7, 1812: Lord Byron makes debut at House of Lords

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Festivals and celebrations that turned into total disasters

Lunar New Year celebrations worldwide mark the Spring Festival

February 6, 1788: Massachusetts signs the United States Constitution

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