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Where are a few of the most interesting places to visit in America?

Where are a few of the most interesting places to visit in America?

Relatively Interesting January 16, 2017 0

The United States is vast and expansive country.  It’s natural attractions are seen by millions and whatever you may be interested in, there’s an opportunity to seeing some beautiful places with impressive coastlines, majestic mountain ranges,

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The Top 5 Historic Places in Europe

The Top 5 Historic Places in Europe

Relatively Interesting December 19, 2016 0

Europe is the second smallest of the seven continents and covers a tiny 2% of the Earth’s surface but while it is small, it has a mighty and rich history that more than makes

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5 Animated Maps Showing the History of the World

5 Animated Maps Showing the History of the World

Relatively Interesting November 11, 2016 0

Beginning with the migration of humans across the planet; to the exponential population growth of humanity; to many of the key events in our history; to the spread of the five most influential religions

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The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

Relatively Interesting September 29, 2016 0

Have you ever wondered where the “all seeing eye” came from?  Or the meaning behind the caduceus symbol in medicine?  For millennia, the use of symbols have been used to represent ideas or qualities.

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10 Incredible Archaeological Discoveries

10 Incredible Archaeological Discoveries

Relatively Interesting September 22, 2016 0

Over the centuries, there have been many great archaeological discoveries.  From the Headless Vikings of Dorset to the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the ten in the infographic below would surely make it

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A timeline of the Earth’s Temperature

A timeline of the Earth’s Temperature

Relatively Interesting September 13, 2016 0

Leave it to the folks over at XKCD to produce a clever timeline demonstrating the Earth’s average global temperatures since the last glaciation event.  When people say, “the climate has changed before“, these are

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Visualizations of Empires and SuperPowers Throughout History

Visualizations of Empires and SuperPowers Throughout History

Relatively Interesting August 11, 2016 0

An empire is defined as “an aggregate of nations or people ruled over by an emperor or other powerful sovereign or government, usually a territory of greater extent than a kingdom, as the former

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What would happen if an Atomic Bomb was dropped on your city?

What would happen if an Atomic Bomb was dropped on your city?

Relatively Interesting August 8, 2016 0

On August 6th, 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima suffered the devastation of the world’s first nuclear attack.  A uranium bomb codenamed Little Boy was dropped at 8:15 AM.  The United States expected Japan

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Our Friend the Atom:  A Walt Disney Story Promoting Nuclear Energy

Our Friend the Atom: A Walt Disney Story Promoting Nuclear Energy

Relatively Interesting June 24, 2016 0

Roughly ten years after the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and during the early part of the Cold War, the fear of nuclear war permeated the nation.  At the same time,

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Watch 6,000 years of urbanization in 3 minutes

Watch 6,000 years of urbanization in 3 minutes

Relatively Interesting June 17, 2016 0

Citilab recently wrote about new research led by Yale University that mapped urban settlements from 3700 B.C. to 2000 A.D.   Using the digitized and geocoded dataset, Max Galka at Metrocosm created an incredibly interesting video where you

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