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101 Facts – The Cold War

IntroductionWho were the two sides?Aspects of the Cold War?Beginning of the Cold WarThe Cold War ─ Proxy Wars and RevolutionsDetente ─ Nixon & BrezhnevCold War TwoThe End of the Cold WarPhoto Credits The Cold War was a military and political conflict that occurred between the United States and the Soviet Union, as well as their …

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101 Facts… Titanic | Always Learning!

Contents About the TitanicThe VoyageThe SinkingAfter the SinkingThe InvestigationThe WreckFinal FactsPhoto Credits RMS Titanic departing Southampton on April 10, 1912 The idea of building the Titanic was conceived on April 30, 1907 by J. Bruce Ismay and William James Pirrie during a dinner at Lord Pirrie’s London House. The Titanic was given a lot of …

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101 Facts… Mongols! | Always Learning!

Over 101 amazing facts about the mighty Mongols. It contains facts, photos and awesome videos that show us more about the Mongol Empire and the people that built it. Contents Genghis KhanSocietyMongol WomenPostal SystemMilitary and ConquestsPax MongolicaThe Silk RoadDaily LifeKublai KhanFinal FactsPhoto Credits The Playlist: Wait For It…The Mongols!: Crash Course World History #17 by …

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101 World War I Facts

Over 101 fascinating facts about the first official world war in history.It contains incredible facts and contemporary photos that help illuminate one of the darkest periods of the modern world.   Contents World War IAlliances before the WarArms RaceBalkansLead-up to WarOpening HostilitiesEastern FrontSouthern TheaterWestern FrontNaval WarEntry of the USHundred Days OffensiveEnd of WarTechnologyFinal FactsThe FiguresPhoto …

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Link #159: Neil Armstrong Took Wright Flyer’s Pieces to Moon!

  In our last article, we spoke about the Black Box – the most key component of an airplane when it comes to finding out why it crashed. The Black Box was invented in the 1960s which makes it one of the more recent devices to be inducted into the airplane systems. The airplane itself, …

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Link #151: Bessel Was The First Person To Measure Distance To Stars!

  Measuring distances has always been a favourite thing of humanity. We do it because we always want to know how far we are from our destination. In fact, this desire for knowledge of distance is why the ancient Romans invented odometer, as we described in our last article. Once we had ways of measuring …

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Link #144: Britain Was Once a Peninsula

  We explained in our last post that the first documented contact between the Hawaiian Islands and Europeans was through James Cook. Cook, at the time, decided to name the islands Sandwich Islands because his expedition was funded by the 4th Earl of Sandwich, John Montagu. This was made possible because of Britain’s naval prowess. …

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Link #143: The First Name Of Hawaii Was Sandwich Islands!

  There are many characteristics and traits that Hawaiian Islands are associated with in people’s minds. One of these is the close relationship of Hawaiian Islands with volcanoes. The Hawaiian Islands were formed due to volcanic eruptions and, as we explained in our last post, one volcano on the islands has been erupting for more …

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