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18Jun 19
Nature after nurture: Fascinating glimpses of abandoned places

Nature after nurture: Fascinating glimpses of abandoned places

Moss-covered stools in a long-lost bar. A fern-filled courtyard at a vacant monastery. French photographer Jonathan Jimenez captured these images and more for his book Naturalia: Reclaimed by Nature, traveling to 33 countries to document spots nature took back once man left them behind. The photographs show decay—broken windows, cracked…

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30Dec 20

When did the Times Square ball first drop?

It’s a New Year’s Eve tradition: watching the ball drop in New York City’s Time Square. It began in 1907. The city banned New York Times from doing their usual…

10Feb 20

Viking ship discovered in farmer’s field

In 2019, aerial radar detected a ship buried on a farm in Norway. It is speculated that a Norse leader and some of his belongings are in the gravesite. Parts…

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Are you a curious cat? Do you enjoy learning things other people don’t know? Then this series is for you. It’s filled with stories you won’t find in most history books: about lost treasures, secret groups, deserted cities, and conspiracy theories. About events long forgotten and people who should be remembered. Dig in!

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