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Histography – Timeline Of History

Histography is a fascinating project. It’s an interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang all the way up to 2015. The site draws data and events from Wikipedia, and allows you to search … Continue reading

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British Soldiers’ Inventories 1066 – 2014

Soldiers have always carried a lot of equipment and gear into battle, to help them deal damage, survive damage, and generally survive whilst out in the field. Thom Atkinson has a collection of excellent photos of what British soldiers carried … Continue reading

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A Brief Timeline Of Everything

Title says it all really. This is an extremely condensed brief timeline of the history of our universe and planet. Wonderful music by Lindsey Stirling, great visuals, and just a beautiful video. It also contains the most astounding fact that … Continue reading

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Helix

“I guess it all started with an idea, as all human actions do. What that idea was is pure speculation. But there is an artefact. A sculpture. From 40,000 years ago, that seems to show an idea, an act of … Continue reading

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Will Varley – Weddings & Wars

Will Varley – Weddings & Wars (An 8-Bit History Of The World).  I really like this song, and the 8-bit animation is brilliant. It’s a quick history of the world, from the Big Bang to TV and beyond, and all … Continue reading

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History: Great Myths Die Hard

How are science fables born, how do they spread, and how do they die? Nature has an interesting article entitled “History: Great myths die hard“. It talks about how these great myths of famous scientists evolved, why they did, and … Continue reading

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Driving The Solar System

What would it be like to drive the length of the solar system, and see the scale of the planets in relation to each other? If you’ve ever wondered that, wonder no more! On a 40-mile stretch of highway in … Continue reading

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