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History is so much more than old stuff. History is foreshadowing the future in the dust of the past. History is up for interpretation. History is never ending and mysterious.. http://greenlivinghistory.com/
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Reflecting on a Master Architect: 10 Water-Centric Works by Tadao Ando

Reflecting on a Master Architect: 10 Water-Centric Works by Tadao Ando | Living History | Scoop.it
Tadao Ando’s work consists of more than just the tangible architectural materials making up each structure, masterfully utilizing reflection, simple palettes and negative space to incorporate…
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These Beer Ads Poke Fun at Maternity Photos

These Beer Ads Poke Fun at Maternity Photos | Living History | Scoop.it
There's something incredibly touching about a photograph of a mother-to-be cradling her belly and gazing sweetly at her unborn child. Unfortunately, thanks
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Justice Thomas Passionately Argues That Convicted Domestic Abusers Need Easier Access To Guns

Justice Thomas Passionately Argues That Convicted Domestic Abusers Need Easier Access To Guns | Living History | Scoop.it
In a dissenting opinion, Thomas lays out his issues with the Supreme Court upholding a gun ban for convicted domestic abusers.
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This Could Be the Biggest Threat To Our Climate If We Don't Act Fast

This Could Be the Biggest Threat To Our Climate If We Don't Act Fast | Living History | Scoop.it
When you think “peatland,” you probably picture water, or mosquitoes, or creepily preserved human artifacts. What most of us don’t consider are catastrophic wildfires—but that’s precisely what scientists are now worried about when it comes to one of the most carbon-rich ecosystems on Earth.
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27 Pictures Of Badass Suffragettes From American History

27 Pictures Of Badass Suffragettes From American History | Living History | Scoop.it
"Well behaved women seldom make history." — Laurel Thatcher Ulrich..
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NASA Discovers Terrifying 'Electric Wind' That Strips Planets of Oceans, Waterforms

NASA Discovers Terrifying 'Electric Wind' That Strips Planets of Oceans, Waterforms | Living History | Scoop.it
NASA scientists have recently discovered the existence of a very strong "electric wind" that's powerful enough to suck out oxygen and wipe out oceans from the planet's atmosphere.
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Japan’s Hardcore Minimalists Live in Virtually Empty Homes | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities

Japan’s Hardcore Minimalists Live in Virtually Empty Homes | Oddity Central - Collecting Oddities | Living History | Scoop.it
The minimalist lifestyle trend has been gaining popularity in the Western world for a while now, but we're still far from the hardcore minimalism Zen-loving
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Why 500 bees with tiny license plates will be released from London rooftops

Why 500 bees with tiny license plates will be released from London rooftops | Living History | Scoop.it
University releases hundreds of bees to engage Londoners in a public project to understand the secret lives of bees.
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In Japan, you can rent your friends

In Japan, you can rent your friends | Living History | Scoop.it
For around US$115 for two hours, you can rent a friend via Tokyo company Client Partners. (No, this isn’t code for prostitution.) From Chris Colin’s article in The Week: As we nibble at…
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18 American Muslims Describe How They Celebrate Ramadan

18 American Muslims Describe How They Celebrate Ramadan | Living History | Scoop.it
"I remember in the beginning when I came here, we didn’t have any family. ... This is why I invite these families.”..
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This Picture Shows Something Strange Happening in Jupiter's Atmosphere

This Picture Shows Something Strange Happening in Jupiter's Atmosphere | Living History | Scoop.it
Next week, Juno—the solar-powered spacecraft that’s been closing in on Jupiter since 2011—will arrive to orbit the planet and send us back photos and data. But already, researchers have taken an infrared view of the planet that reveals an incredibly active atmosphere.
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Ancient Mars Was Even More Earth-Like Than We Imagined

Ancient Mars Was Even More Earth-Like Than We Imagined | Living History | Scoop.it
New findings from NASA’s Curiosity Rover provide evidence that significant amounts of oxygen once permeated the atmosphere of ancient Mars. The Red Planet, it would seem, was more Earth-like than we thought.
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Researchers Just Found a Giant Cache of Water Underneath California

Researchers Just Found a Giant Cache of Water Underneath California | Living History | Scoop.it
Last year, researchers estimated that California had lost 63 trillion gallons of water over the course of 18 months of drought. Now, a huge reservoir of underground water—three times bigger than engineers thought—has been found under California. But it still won’t solve the state’s drought troubles.
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Ever Wonder What It’s Like To Die and Be Brought Back To Life? These 22 People Share Their Experiences!

Ever Wonder What It’s Like To Die and Be Brought Back To Life? These 22 People Share Their Experiences! | Living History | Scoop.it
What you read about "the afterlife" may shock you!
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Pro Tip: You Don't Need to Shower

Pro Tip: You Don't Need to Shower | Living History | Scoop.it
(Photo: Tom)Do you bathe on a regular basis? Stop. You don't need to.James Hamblin, a physician, explains in The Atlantic that it's unnecessary. Your body will naturally regulate its own filth if you would just leave it alone:The odor of bodies is the product of bacteria that live on our skin and feed off of the oily secretions from the sweat and sebaceous glands at the base of our hair follicles. Applying detergents (soaps) to our skin and hair every day disrupts a sort of balance between skin oils an
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Hundreds of UK's Rat-Sized Spiders Released in the Wild

Hundreds of UK's Rat-Sized Spiders Released in the Wild | Living History | Scoop.it
With their huge size, the fen raft spiders can eat fish. They can hide or swim under water for about 20 minutes.
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Diamonds Illuminate the Origins of Earth's Deepest Oceans

Diamonds Illuminate the Origins of Earth's Deepest Oceans | Living History | Scoop.it

Crystals could be the key to where our water came from, and what that means for finding life on other planets
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How Scientists Are Bringing People Back From The Dead

How Scientists Are Bringing People Back From The Dead | Living History | Scoop.it
Pressing pause could mean the difference between life and death
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Looking To Animals To Help Predict & Prevent Future Epidemics

Looking To Animals To Help Predict & Prevent Future Epidemics | Living History | Scoop.it
Researchers suggest tracking mammals may help deal with future outbreaks
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