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153Thanks for the reminder, the Continental Army dated from 1775, so the rebellion Valueprolast Friday
152if it was never released. Would there even have been a rebellion? The rebellioTimFlast Friday
151I agree. This subject comes up for discussion from time-to-time, but legally spValueprolast Friday
150The 4th was the day it was officially announced, that seems at least as importanTimFlast Friday
149The men who fought the revolution celebrated July 4th. That’s good enough for mDMaAlast Thursday
148The Truth About the Declaration of Independence [youtube video] youtube.comTimFlast Thursday
147Machine learning has been used to automatically translate long-lost languages SJulius WongJuly 6
146Ancient DNA sheds light on the origins of the Biblical Philistines phys.orgJulius WongJuly 4
145Cleopatra's Children [youtube video] youtube.comTimFJuly 3
144wotan_weevil Quality Contributor 9 points · 6 days ago First, note that TimFJune 27
143Room 40 - Signals Decryption and Intelligence Analysis in Bowler Hats [youtube vTimFJune 26
142Yeah, never heard that before either, but it should not be too surprising. BioloValueproJune 26
141I never have heard this awful story before. From Ron Chernow's biography ofDMaAJune 26
140Salt and pepper used to be expensive. Salt was sometimes used as pay. Pepper wTimFJune 22
139Indeed. I read this soon after it was published. Eye opening. amazon.comValueproJune 22
138Another thing most moderns don't grasp (not including weirdos like us ) is hDMaAJune 22
137Thanks, Julius, that bit of clarity on the demise of King Louis. Scurvy was a cValueproJune 22
136Eat like the locals: How scurvy undid last crusader king phys.orgJulius WongJune 21
135Who were the Elamites? History of Ancient Elam [youtube video] youtube.comTimFJune 11
134[youtube video] youtube.comTimFApril 20
133Why did Hitler declare War on the USA? [youtube video] youtube.comTimFMarch 15
132Chinese Strategy Against the Northern Steppe, c.600BC-90AD [youtube video] youtuTimFFebruary 22
131Tamerlane & History of The Timurid Empire [youtube video] youtube.comTimFFebruary 21
1301177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Eric Cline, PhD) [youtube video] youtTimFFebruary 20
129Something I didn't know: [graphic]Brumar89February 14
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