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Over 100 Beautifully Preserved Terracotta Warriors Unearthed in China

Over 100 Beautifully Preserved Terracotta Warriors Unearthed in China | Past is prologue | Scoop.it
Earlier today, Chinese archaeologists announced the discovery of 110 life-sized terracotta warriors, guarding the tomb of Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor.
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Life In A Day

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Life In A Day is a historic film capturing for future generations what it was like to be alive on the 24th of July, 2010. Executive produced by Ridley Scott ...
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A history of supercontinents on planet Earth

A history of supercontinents on planet Earth | Past is prologue | Scoop.it
Earth's continents are constantly changing, moving and rearranging themselves over millions of years - affecting Earth's climate and biology. Every few hundred million years, the continents combine to create massive, world-spanning supercontinents. Here's the past and future of Earth's supercontinets.
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The History of Rome

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A weekly podcast tracing the history of the Roman Empire, beginning with Aeneas's arrival in Italy and ending (someday) with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, last Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
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HOW THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WAS DEVELOPED

Originally on the British Isles. there were a group of Celtic tribes that lived throughoutBritain. They spoke Celtic languages, which live on as Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, and Manx.

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100,000-year-old human settlement in U.A.E. overturns what we know of our evolution

100,000-year-old human settlement in U.A.E. overturns what we know of our evolution | Past is prologue | Scoop.it
Human artifacts recently discovered in the United Arab Emirates date back at least 100,000 years, which means our ancestors might have left Africa up to 125,000 years ago...twice as long ago as previously thought. What's going on here?
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Life in a Day: The story of a single day on Earth

Life in a Day: The story of a single day on Earth | Past is prologue | Scoop.it
Kevin Macdonald and his team have just arrived at their first Sundance Film Festival. In this directors' vlog, Kevin discusses his first day at Sundance and meeting the 26 international contributors selected to attend the festival.

Life In A Day is a historic global experiment to create the world's largest user-generated feature film: a documentary, shot in a single day, by you. Executive produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Kevin Macdonald
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Mother Pterosaurs Laid Soft Eggs, New Fossil Hints

Mother Pterosaurs Laid Soft Eggs, New Fossil Hints | Past is prologue | Scoop.it
The discovery is also the first to show the difference between male and female pterosaurs, suggesting only males had elaborate head crests.
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