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What did Flaminius bring to the Greeks?

What did Flaminius bring to the Greeks?

In Montaigne's essay "Of Cannibals", Montaigne writes: "I know not," said he, "what kind of barbarians" (for so the Greeks called all other nations) "these may be; but the disposition of thi…

Jack 'Pap' Papesh on B-17 Engine

Jack 'Pap' Papesh on B-17 Engine

Jack & 39;Pap& 39; Papesh on B-17 Engine Here we see Jack & 39;Pap& 39; Papesh on top of the engine nacelle of a B-17F or B-17G undergoing rather dramatic wing repairs.Pictures provided by Sgt. Robert S. Tucker Sr. (Member of: The American Air Museum in Britain Duxford ).Robert S. WWII Photo Book, Mighty 8th.

Donny Osmond has the #1 hit on the U.S. pop charts with “Go Away Little Girl”

Donny Osmond has the #1 hit on the U.S. pop charts with “Go Away Little Girl”

Donny Osmond began his professional career in the early 1960s, as the dimpled, five-year-old frontman of the family barbershop quintet. These days, he is still a reliable Las Vegas nightclub draw; an occasional above-the-marquee star of touring Broadway musicals; and an on-again, off-again host of syndicated television chat- and game-shows.

Battle of Fort St. David, 19 December 1746

Battle of Fort St. David, 19 December 1746

Battle of Fort St. David, 19 December 1746The Battle of Fort St. St David (First Carnatic War).When hostilities first broke out between the British and French in southern India in 1745 (part of the War of the Austrian Succession), Anwar-ud-Din, the Nawab of the Carnatic, had declared his area to be neutral and forbade either side from attacking the others possessions.

Iranians found a precedent of stainless steel about 1,000 years ago

Iranians found a precedent of stainless steel about 1,000 years ago

The metallurgical industry that existed between the 10th and 12th centuries at the Chahak site in southern Iran produced crucible steel with the addition of chromium, a mineral that has been used since the 20th century to make rust-resistant steel. A series of archaeological finds suggests that Iranian metallurgists were making an alloy of iron and chromium - what can be considered a precursor to modern stainless steel - as early as the second millennium, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of Archaeological Science. .

Plaits of Hair

Plaits of Hair

These plaits of human hair appear to have been prepared for incorporation into a wig, or for attachment as extensions to the natural hairs. They were probably found with the mummy of the woman Katebet...