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Years Shackleton's Were Rescued From Paperblog Pick in History

100 Years Ago Shackleton's Men Were Rescued From the Ice

Yesterday marked an auspicious day in the annals of exploration. It was exactly 100 years to the day since Ernest Shackleton's men were rescued from the ice in the Antarctic after ... Read more

Akhenaten Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. Paperblog Pick in History

Akhenaten – An Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh.

Akhenaten was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who reigned about 3,500 years ago. He made some major, but rather short-lived changes to various aspects of ancient Egyptian culture, the... Read more


  • Through the Victorian Looking Glass

    Through Victorian Looking Glass

    Linley Sambourne, cartoonist for Punch, made 18 Stafford Terrace his family home in 1875. It stayed in the family, barely changed, well into the twentieth... Read more

    The 20 October 2016 by   Carolineld
  • Pauling and Yugoslavia

    Pauling Yugoslavia

    J.D. Bernal, Linus Pauling and an unidentified individual in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, 1957.[Part 1 of 2]On October 11, 1991, an appeal appeared in The New York... Read more

    The 19 October 2016 by   Scarc
  • Holland House: a Strange Centenary

    Holland House: Strange Centenary

    2016 is an unusual centenary year for a building, because 1916 was the middle of the First World War. However, as the name suggests, Holland House in the City o... Read more

    The 17 October 2016 by   Carolineld