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As the big day fast approaches for the first total eclipse for the continental United States since 1979, the national space agency has issued a warning all Americans. NASA’s guidelines for viewing next months total solar eclipse start with the normal warning of “Don’t look directly at the sun during the eclipse. The government agency …

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In late September, 1939, the German cargo ship Minden set sail on what would be her last voyage. Less than a week later, the ship was spotted by elements of the British Royal Navy. In an effort to make sure her valuable cargo was not seized by the enemy, the Minden’s crew decided to scuttle …

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A trial in Las Vegas resulting from the standoff three years ago between rancher Cliven Bundy and federal agents of the BLM over a dispute over land use fees has ended with one of Bundy’s supporters being sentenced to 68 years in federal prison. An Obama appointed federal judge sentenced the Phoenix man for his …

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As many as 7,000 bodies were found buried on some 20 acres of the 164-acre University of Mississippi Medical Center campus, reports said on Saturday. The remains were likely the patients of the Mississippi State Lunatic Asylum, which in 1855 opened as the state’s first mental institution. Having institutionalized nearly 35,000 people, death was common …

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On Monday, July 24th, never before seen information on the John F. Kennedy assassination was released by the National Archives. The information included items from the investigation conducted by both the Central Intelligence Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and contains more than 400 previously unreleased documents related to the Presidents assassination. Among the …

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Egyptologists say they have discovered a previously unknown tomb in the famous “Valley of the Kings.” They believe the tomb may belong to the mysterious wife of King Tutankhamen who’s resting place has been the subject of speculation for many years. Archaeologist Zahi Hawass told LiveScience that the newly discovered tomb is located near the tomb …

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For more than seventy years, a mystery has surrounded the disappearance of a couple that left their home one morning to milk their cows and were never seen again. But now, authorities believe they may be able to solve the mystery surrounding them with the discovery of two bodies in a remote Swiss Glacier. At …

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Anyone familiar with the history of World War II knows about Dunkirk, but now with the release of the highly publicized movie of the same name, millions of others will learn the story, sort of. That is the complaint of the French, who say the movie is highly inaccurate and glorifies British prowess, and luck, …

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In a hidden room in a house near Argentina’s capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler and magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas. Among the 75 items in this personal museum are framed handguns with the Nazi insignia, …

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A homeowner discovered a secret room in their basement and to find out it was part the American history. The family has been told stories that their home had been a part of the country’s history. Later they appeared that the rumors was not just a fiction. One day, the family decided to renovate their …

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The story behind the photo Saigon Execution which horrified the world unfolded. The photograph was taken during the infamous Vietnam War where US participated. This was during the Tet Offensive where Viet Cong and North Vietnam forcess attacked South Vietnam. A combat photographer Eddie Adams who captured the picture of the summary execution of Nguyen …

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A million years before Jude Sparks was born, there were all kinds of strange animals and reptiles running across the American Southwest. One of them was known as Stegomastodon, an early ancestor of the Woolly Mammoth and the elephant of today. But earlier this year, the two creatures came together in an important archaeological moment …

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A man and his wife were out shopping at random junk stores in California five years ago when they came across a couple of boxes of old photographs and started going through them. They found three that they thought were pretty cool, gave the cashier $2 for them, and went on their way without having …

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Operation Overlord – the codename for the invasion of Normandy – was the single biggest gamble the Allies took throughout the course of the Second World War. If it failed, Dwight Eisenhower would have been forced to step down as the supreme Allied Commander, Winston Churchill (who opposed the plan) would have found his power …

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Just in time for Independence day, archaeologists made an incredible discovery dating back to the early 1800’s directly linked to Thomas Jefferson. Archaeologists have unearthed and excavated an area in Thomas Jefferson’s plantation home that was once the living quarters of Sally Hemings – a slave with whom he is believed to have had six children. …

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A man claims that the infamous Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine has been found. The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine (also known by similar names) is, according to legend, a rich gold mine hidden in the southwestern United States. The location is generally believed to be in the Superstition Mountains, near Apache Junction, east of Phoenix, Arizona. …

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This week saw the removal of another Confederate Monument in St. Louis. The monument which was erected over 100 years ago by the Daughters of the confederacy to honor the men and women, both black and white, who fought to stop an overreaching federal government from bankrupting the south, finally fell victim to the same …

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Even though Government officials doubt that the radical leftist group ANTIFA will carry through on threats to deface monuments and grave markers at Gettysburg National Battlefield, federal officials are not taking any chances. A spokesperson for the National Park Service said today that, The Park Service is keeping track of numerous possible indicators of trouble …

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Despite this weeks win on immigration in the Supreme Court, Liberal Obama appointed federal judges are doubling down on obstructing President Trump as he attempts to get a handle on the nations immigration problems. Determined not to see the laws of our country enforced, Obama’s federal judges remain major stumbling blocks to President Trump’s aggressive …

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Last month, a worker uncovered a medieval sword, while he was using a backhoe to drain a peat bog. At just over three pounds the 4 foot long sword was a fine example of Medieval workmanship. Researchers are saying that the remarkably well-preserved sword dates from about the 14th century and was found in a …

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One of the biggest issues in the last election was the replacement of Justice Anton Scalia, well now it looks like that was just a prelude to destiny. The latest word out of Washington is that Justice Anthony Kennedy has just sent a formal letter to President Trump and while the subject of the letter …

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