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Why Is Bugs Bunny So Popular? — ‘The Why’

bugs bunny

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is Bugs Bunny so popular?” Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why did Mickey Mouse divorce Minnie?”) July 27, 2015 marked Bugs Bunny’s 75th birthday. This makes ...

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What Is The Enigma Of The Shugborough Inscription?

The Shepherds of Arcadia by Nicolas Poussin, c 1638. (Wikimedia Commons)

On the grounds of Shugborough Hall in Staffordshire, England, sits an 18th-Century monument known as the Shepherd’s Monument. The Monument contains a relief, depicting a copy of a Nicolas Poussin painting, and a cipher text that has stumped historians and decoders ...

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220 Year Old Time Capsule Opened In Massachusetts Tuesday

Old State House Boston

Boston, Massachusetts – A 220 year old time capsule dating back to the year 1795 was opened in Boston Massachusetts earlier today. The brass box contained coins, newspapers, victory medals, and other memorabilia dating back to some of our country’s ...

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100 Year Long Drought Might Have Caused Collapse Of Mayan Civilization

100 Year Drought May Have Caused Collapse Of Mayan Civilization

The Mayan civilization was one of the most scientifically and technologically advanced civilizations in history, and yet they practically vanished without a trace from the Central American landscape more than 1,000 years ago. Long before the invasion of the Spanish ...

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500,000 Year Old Shell Carving Considered Fine Art For Primitive Man

Eugene Dubois

It may just look like some scratches on a sea shell, so what’s the big deal? Apparently this 500,000 year old carving is the result of humans. The scratches form a zigzag pattern, which would have been fairly complicated to ...

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A Watercolor Painting By Adolf Hitler Sold For $162,000 At Auction

(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

BERLIN — A watercolor of Munich’s old city hall believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler a century ago was sold for 130,000 euros ($162,000) at an auction in Germany on Saturday. Paintings by Adolf Hitler regularly appear, but ...

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Remarkable Discovery Of 5000 Year Old Human Footprints

Archaeologists in Denmark have discovered two pairs of 5,000-year-old human footprints, the first of their kind to be unearthed in the region, helping to shed light on coastal peoples from the Stone Age, according to new research.
(Photo : Lars Ewald Jensen/Museum Lolland-Falster)

Archaeologists in Denmark have discovered two pairs of 5,000-year-old human footprints, the first of their kind to be unearthed in the region, helping to shed light on coastal peoples from the Stone Age, according to new research.   “This is ...

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Dinosaurs Had a Chance to Survive

Mike Shaver

A recent study published in the Biological Review states that other factors weakened the dinosaurs and made them more susceptible to death and, ultimately extinction. We have long been fascinated with dinosaurs. The shear size and magnitude of the creatures makes our ...

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TITANOSAUR FOSSILS FOUND IN ARGENTINA

Dinosaur Fossils Found in Argentina, Photo: Imgur

Giant ‘Titanosaur’ dinosaur fossils found in Argentina. Paleontologists in Argentina’s Patagonia region have discovered the remains of fossilized Titanosaur bones, which might have been the largest dinosaurs to ever walk the earth. Titanosaur was a long-necked, long-tailed sauropod (think Apatosaurus or ...

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