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Looming famine in North Korea amid drought crisis

North Korea has had some much-needed rain, but it may be too late. The country's suffering from its worst drought on record and there are concerns over what ...
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This Is the Oldest Record In History—Scanned and Recreated From a Photo

This Is the Oldest Record In History—Scanned and Recreated From a Photo | History 101 | Scoop.it
Sometime in 1889, Emile Berliner recorded the first album in the history of the world. Then, that record by the father of the gramophone was destroyed.
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Creative Legend George Lois on Ideas as the Product of Discovery, Not Creation

Creative Legend George Lois on Ideas as the Product of Discovery, Not Creation | History 101 | Scoop.it
How to cultivate the mental medley that sparks the alchemy of ideas.

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Greece faces stark election choice – in or out of the euro

Greece faces stark election choice – in or out of the euro | History 101 | Scoop.it
Collapse of coalition talks plunges eurozone into fresh turmoil as EU policymakers work on plans for post-Greek single currency...
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3,000 Ancient Buddhas Unearthed in China

3,000 Ancient Buddhas Unearthed in China | History 101 | Scoop.it

Found at the site of an ancient Chinese city, the 1,500-year-old statues—some life-size—may have been buried by temple officials.


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Venus to cross sun’s face in a lifetime event

Venus to cross sun’s face in a lifetime event | History 101 | Scoop.it

On June 5 and 6, millions of people worldwide will be able to spot Venus crossing the Sun's face in what will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


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IPad - Tips And Tricks

IPad - Tips And Tricks | History 101 | Scoop.it
From your first contact to expert use with the iPad.

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Huge Dinosaur Eggs Found in Chechnya,Scientists Claim

Huge Dinosaur Eggs Found in Chechnya,Scientists Claim | History 101 | Scoop.it
Possible dinosaur eggs found in Chechnya A team of explorers in Chechnya have accidentally discovered what they say is the largest batch of fossilized dinosaur eggs in a mountainous area south of the republic.
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Miss World history - Fiji Times

Miss World history - Fiji Times | History 101 | Scoop.it
Miss World historyFiji TimesTHE Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant, having started in 1951.
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Ultimate History Quiz -- You've got to try this...

Ultimate History Quiz -- You've got to try this... | History 101 | Scoop.it
Think you know history? Play the ULTIMATE HISTORY QUIZ now to find out!
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The Book is not dead, it’s just changing context (again)

The Book is not dead, it’s just changing context. For The Book to be dead, we would have to no longer care about stories or understanding complex ideas that take more than 140 characters to convey. Books are more alive more than ever before.

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Perfectly Preserved Woolly Mammoth Discovered in Siberia

Perfectly Preserved Woolly Mammoth Discovered in Siberia | History 101 | Scoop.it

Scientists in search of ancient tusks made a startling discovery.

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AT&T 1993 "You Will" Ads

These ads are nearly 20 years old.  ATT was certainly ahead of the game in terms of predicting the future of technology. 


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Joe. My. God.: World History In Two Minutes

Joe. My. God.: World History In Two Minutes | History 101 | Scoop.it
World History In Two Minutes http://t.co/fUENi5D1...
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Scientists unearth rare cemetery of mammoth skeletons

Scientists unearth rare cemetery of mammoth skeletons | History 101 | Scoop.it
Serbian archaeologists discover bones of at least seven mammoths (RT @DBEWorld: #DBENEWS #Scientists #unearth #rare #cemetery of #mammoth #skeletons - #Belgrade #Serbia #History http://t.co/8BrSsbgv...
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Scandinavia and the World - Better late than never

Scandinavia and the World - Better late than never | History 101 | Scoop.it

Very funny, check this regularly updated site out now and over the summer!  Scandinavia and the World...

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U.S. says it's ready to receive Chen but waiting on China - CNN.com

U.S. says it's ready to receive Chen but waiting on China - CNN.com | History 101 | Scoop.it
The United States said Tuesday that it has taken all the necessary steps to admit Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese human rights activist.
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Female Gladiators? Tantalizing New Evidence From Ancient Rome

Female Gladiators? Tantalizing New Evidence From Ancient Rome | History 101 | Scoop.it

Women took to the gladiatorial arena too, according to a new study of a scantily clad bronze statue from ancient Rome.


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Estimated cost of 2012 campaign: $6 billion | PRI.ORG

Estimated cost of 2012 campaign: $6 billion | PRI.ORG | History 101 | Scoop.it
Campaign spending in the 2012 election could reach $6 or $7 billion dollars as outside groups pay for electoral influence.
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Ultimate History Quiz -- You've got to try this...

Ultimate History Quiz -- You've got to try this... | History 101 | Scoop.it
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The strange history of April 20, from Hitler to Deepwater Horizon - New York Daily News (blog)

The strange history of April 20, from Hitler to Deepwater Horizon - New York Daily News (blog) | History 101 | Scoop.it
The strange history of April 20, from Hitler to Deepwater HorizonNew York Daily News (blog)BY Alexander Nazaryan In terms of world history, it would be hard to compete with April 20 for the title of Worst Day of the Year.
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Understanding the Rich Heritage of Jerusalem ... - World History Class

If you visit Jerusalem, you may want to try the Yoav Hasson city tour. Every trip to a foreign city is a challenge in itself, if you wan...
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Missile Fails but North Korea leader emphasizes 'military first'

Missile Fails but North Korea leader emphasizes 'military first' | History 101 | Scoop.it
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Hours after a failed rocket launch criticized abroad as a covert test of missile technology, North Koreas new leader underlined the countrys "military first" policy with a budget that allocates a sizable chunk of...
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Loophole Could Allow Private Individuals to Buy Other Planets

Loophole Could Allow Private Individuals to Buy Other Planets | History 101 | Scoop.it

Who owns the moon? What about Mars?For now, the answer is no one, but as more private companies, billionaire entrepreneurs and national gove...


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Haakon Bloomfield @haakon2222's comment, April 10, 2012 2:45 PM
I think it's a very bad idea to let either Individuals or national Governments claim other planets in case we aren't as alone as we think and it ends up complicating things
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2011 Top 10 World’s Best Universities - US News & World Report

2011 Top 10 World’s Best Universities - US News & World Report | History 101 | Scoop.it

Some of the best date back to the Middle Ages, others are not even 100 years old.  Take a tour of the world's best universities in modern world history.

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