If You're Going Through Hell, Keep Going - Winston Churchill
It feels strange visiting a country like Morocco and listening to people extol the virtues of a political system my country waged a revolution against. Morocco has a king, and he’s a real one too, not some kind of a figurehead. But I went there, I listened, and after almost ten years of visiting Middle Eastern countries wracked by tyranny, terrorism, botched revolutions, and wars, I was perhaps a bit more willing to hear what they had to say than I might have been a decade ago. The Game of Thrones in North Africa
Noah's Ark Great Flood may have happened, says Robert Ballard In an interview with ABC News's Christiane Amanpour, Mr Ballard explains that he investigated a theory proposed by two scientists from Columbia University that there was a massive flood in the Black Sea region. They believe that the Black Sea was once an isolated freshwater lake surrounded by farmland until it was flooded by a torrent of water. "We went in there to look for the flood," he told ABC News. "Not just a slow moving, advancing rise of sea level, but a really big flood that then stayed ...
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For the former professional American football coach see LeRoy Andrews Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 – March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the fragmented China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum. Roy Chapman Andrews
We spend so much time here debunking silly things we see in fiction that it's easy to forget how truly ridiculous real life is in comparison. Even the silliest, most implausible characters or plots from action movies have come true. Not often, mind you, but they do happen. 6 Absurd Movie Plots You Won't Believe Are Based on Reality
I Re Magi sono realmente esistiti? Non erano re, non è detto che fossero tre e certamente non seguirono una cometa. Che venissero dalla Persia o dalla Mesopotamia è solo un’ipotesi; che si chiamassero Melchiorre, Baldassarre e Gaspare una leggenda; che uno di loro fosse di pelle nera, una fantasiosa invenzione. Benché siano citati da un solo vangelo su quattro (Matteo), che dedica loro dodici versetti in tutto (2: 1-12), l’aneddoto che li riguarda è uno dei più popolari (e falsificati) della storia sacra. Ma allora, i Magi sono davvero esistiti?
Artikel per E-Mail empfehlen Massengrab des Dreißigjährigen Krieges geöffnet Bis zu 10.000 Soldaten fielen bei der Schlacht bei Lützen im Dreißigjährigen Krieg. Jetzt haben Archäologen ein Massengrab geöffnet – und nicht nur Deutsche unter den Toten gefunden. Archäologen haben ein 380 Jahre altes Massengrab aus der Schlacht bei Lützen (Burgenlandkreis) geöffnet und die ersten menschlichen Überreste geborgen. Menschliche Überreste: Massengrab des Dreißigjährigen Krieges geöffnet - Nachrichten Kultur - Geschichte
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