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History | Archeology

The mixed prayer section at the Wall is an archaeological disaster

The choice of the specific location to build mixed prayer section in Jerusalem's Western Wall will bury priceless Jewish archaeological excavation.

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Covering Up Robert Kennedy’s Palestinian Murderer

JNS.org – Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Robert F. Kennedy, is one of the best-known killers in American history. Yet...

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'Haunting' faces of 'ghosts' reappear in world's oldest photos | Fox News

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, it might be a better idea to call a photographer than a ghostbuster.

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Exclusive--O'Donnell: Soissons, A Battle You’ve Never Heard of Changed the Course of WWI | Breitbart

One hundred years ago, Allied troops readied themselves for a forgotten battle that turned the tide of World War I.

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New Discovery Could Finally Solve Creepy Mystery Of America's 'Lost Colony'

It was one of the most profound archeolgical discoveries before it was debunked. But new research may prove the authenticty once and for all.

History | The Constitution

Supreme Court Says Foreign Nationals Have No Due Process Rights Here

Contrary to liberal journalists and open-borders advocates, immigrants are not owed the same constitutional protections as regular Americans

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Thomas Jefferson's daily routine - Business Insider

Thomas Jefferson, one of the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States, stuck to a consistent routine throughout his life.

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Benjamin Franklin's daily routine - Business Insider

Benjamin Franklin recorded his standard daily routine in his autobiography. He divided his days into swarths of time where he could work, eat, and enjoy himself.

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The Science of Saving the Declaration of Independence

How science helped—and harmed—efforts to preserve the U.S.'s founding documents.

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George Washington's daily routine - Business Insider

George Washington was the first president of the United States and is commonly regarded as the father of the country. Here's a look inside his busy daily routine.

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What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?

They may not have been hosting a cookout, but they did know how to imbibe and celebrate

History | Archeology

Recently uncovered Jewish Revolt coin shows rebels aware of impending disaster

Minted on the eve of the destruction of the Second Temple, coin discovered in City of David excavations reads, 'For the Redemption of Zion'

History | History

The youngest people in the American Revolution - Business Insider

Some of America's Founding Father's were shockingly young when the colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776. James Monroe, for example, was still a teenager and Alexander Hamilton was only 21-years-old.

History | History

Do we have to erase the name of Laura Ingalls Wilder to ‘fix’ history? And who will be next? | Fox News

Should writers who wrote long ago, describing life in the past, be held to 21st century standards of political correctness? The question has arisen many times – most recently about Laura Ingalls Wilder, who was born in 1867 and died in 1957.

History | History

Fitness Gallery: See Mistakes That Sabotage Your Workout

Are you getting the most out of your workouts? See some common missteps that can keep you from reaching your goals or even cause injury.

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'King Arthur' castle discovery: Mysterious inscription intrigues experts | Fox News

A mysterious inscription from the 7th-century A.D. has been discovered in the ruins of an English castle associated with the legend of King Arthur.

History | Los Angeles History

Lost History: The Ambassador Hotel & Cocoanut Grove — Finding Lost Angeles

The former site of the Ambassador Hotel and its fabled Cocoanut Grove nightclub, today sit behind bars like a fortress on Wilshire Boulevard. The once inviting motorist’s entrance seems like an out of place remnant to the unsuspecting eye, and there are few other clues that this site was once the location of the essential Ambassador and its Grove.

History | Hollywood

Earl Carroll Theater — Finding Lost Angeles

Those famous words, "through these portals pass the most beautiful girls in the world," emblazoned in bright neon above Sunset Boulevard, once beckoned people from across Los Angeles to come to see one of the most glamorous shows the world had ever known.

History | History

English Men Once Sold Their Wives Instead of Getting Divorced - HISTORY

Between the 17th and 19th centuries, wife-selling was a weird custom with a practical purpose.

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$2.5 Million in World War II-Era Cash Discovered Beneath Winston Churchill's Former Tailor's Shop | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | The Constitution

President Trump Has Paved The Way For A Free Speech Comeback

Resistance to growing attacks on free speech and expression is evidence of how truly transformative President Trump has been.

History | History

D-Day: How technology helped win the Normandy invasion and World War II - The Washington Post

The brave troops who stormed the beaches in France had a secret weapon: brilliantly designed boats that made the attack possible.

History | Archeology

Archeology is changing the (sur)face of Jerusalem - Jerusalem Post

Archaeology provides the most powerful proof of the authenticity of Jewish history and the connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel, and particularly, Jerusalem.

History | History

Why History Still Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War

Mention history, and it can trigger a roll of the eyes. Add the Middle East to the equation, and folks...

History | The Constitution

Devin Nunes just put Google on notice for censoring conservatives - Patriot Pulse

Earlier this year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled on Capitol Hill for the social media giant’s bias against conservatives. Now Google could be next to face the music. And Devin Nunes sent a...

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Busboy who held dying Robert F. Kennedy shares senator's last words

Roughly 50 years after the death of Robert F. Kennedy, the busboy who held the dying senator detailed his last words in a Friday report.

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Why International Farhud Day Stymies Invented Palestinian History

When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at the United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, its proponents wanted...

History | HISTORY

Oldest Pearl Harbor survivor reflects ahead of Memorial Day - CNNPolitics

Ray Chavez reflected on his service, and recounted his experience on the day that President Franklin Roosevelt declared would "live in infamy."

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Apollo 12 Astronaut Alan Bean Dead at Age 86, Now Only 4 Moonwalkers Left Alive

'Anyone who had the opportunity to know Alan was a better person for it, and we were better astronauts by following his example.'

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Arab Historian Admits there is NO Palestinian People

When the Ottoman rule ended, there was no Palestinian national identity or political borders. It was all made up later. Arabs themselves say so, but the west isn't listening

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Nat Geo: Vintage Photos of the "Happiest Place on Earth"

In 1955, Walt Disney transformed a California orange grove into a scene right out of his imagination.

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One-third of Americans don't believe 6 million Jews were murdered during the Holocaust

Seventy percent of Americans believe people care less about the Holocaust than they used to.

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15 Countries That Existed 100 Years Ago but Don’t Anymore

From the collapse ancient empires to the renaming of exotic places, the map of the world looks very different now than it did a century ago.

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The Origins of Arab Settlers in the Land of Israel

What’s in a name? In the case of the Arabs, it tells you what their tribe and country of origin are. It also dispels the biggest fallacy the “Palestinians” would like you to believe.

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10 Pivotal Facts About the French and Indian War | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

History | Restoration

Marie-Antoinette’s Versailles Retreat Reopens

Dior sponsored the three-year restoration of the Maison de la Reine, which opens to the public on May 12.

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The Jewish History of the Tower of London - Jerusalem Post

Site acted as both haven and prison for medieval community members.

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Zora Neale Hurston's interview with one of America's last slaves

Excerpt from Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston. In 1931, she sought to publish an important piece of American history — the story of Cudjo Lewis, the only living survivor of the final slave ship to land in America.

History | Archeology

ToI asks the experts: What are the most important finds of Israeli archaeology? | The Times of Israel

From Dead Sea Scrolls to space-age tech, the dramatic history of the ever-developing field is indelibly entwined with that of the nation itself

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FDR wanted Jews ‘spread thin’ and kept out of U.S., documents reveal

New documents revealed by the FDR library shows the president's secret plans to resettle Jews out of Europe.

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More Anti-Semitic Attacks in Germany, but the Public's Response Appears Encouraging

More Anti-Semitic Attacks in Germany, but the Public’s Response Appears Encouraging

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Why George Washington was nearly impossible to kill

He survived tuberculosis, dysentery, pneumonia, malaria, and more.

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How Soviet troops taunted the Nazis during their final drive to Berlin in World War II

Amid the chaos and destruction in Germany during the final days of World War II, Soviet forces found other, nonmilitary ways to torment their foes.

History | The Constitution

Kimberley Strassel: How Trump and the congressional GOP can undo the worst of the omnibus

Plenty of Republicans remain bitter that their party passed that bloated $1.3 trillion omnibus—almost as bitter as President Trump, who felt pressured to sign it. But this fight doesn’t have to be over.

History | History

6 nations that had no problems invading Russia in the winter

If there’s one generally accepted rule of warfare, it’s that you should never invade Russia during the winter.

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John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers

He saved lives on the Underground Railroad—then cared for the Confederate dead.

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Have we really found Amelia Earhart's bones? | Science | The Guardian

A new study claims that the Nikumaroro Island bones are those of the famous aviator. But some researchers remain skeptical

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The Nazis fooled the world for 16 days in 1936—and we’re allowing it to happen again

It's worth remembering today, after North Korea's appearance at the Olympics, and as Russia and Qatar gear up for the World Cup.

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Spanish flu: the virus that changed the world - History Extra

In spring 1918 a disease began to sweep around the planet – a lethal virus that infected a third of the world's population and left upwards of 50 million dead. Laura Spinney explores the devastating impact and far-reaching legacy of the Spanish flu pand

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A plane found 38 feet under the ice: A Daring, High-Risk Rescue Attempt In Greenland In 1942 Has Come To Light Again

There are no shortage of memorable moments that unfolded during the Second World War. And though many of us would choose not to remember all of them, it’s important to keep them in mind; to not only pay homage to those we’ve lost but to learn from ou

History | The Constitution

California’s Defiance Exposes a House (and Senate) Divided - American Greatness

Despite the passing of President Trump’s DACA deadline this week, with no action by Congress and even less notice from the media, California’s slow-motion revolt against the federal government continues apace. What began with the acceptance of lifesty

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Wreckage found of WWII aircraft carrier USS Lexington

Wreckage from the USS Lexington, a US aircraft carrier which sank during World War II, has been found in the Coral Sea, a search team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen announced Monday. The search team released pictures and video of the wreckage of

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Parkland Shooting & Second Amendment: What the Right to Bear Arms Means Today | National Review

While the Second Amendment identifies an individual right, it does so with a public purpose in mind.

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Dec. 14, 1799: The excruciating final hours of President George Washington | PBS NewsHour

It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summoned to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Virginia to attend to a critically ill, 67-year-old man who happened to be known as “the father of our country.”

History | The Constitution

Dear Supreme Court, it's time to let union workers decide how to spend their money

Mark Janus is a child-support specialist in Illinois who is forced to pay union dues in order to keep his job. As a public employee, he believes that violates his First Amendment right to decide for himself what causes to fund.

History | The Constitution

Texas widow decries alleged US double standard favoring illegal criminal immigrants

Courtney Hacking on the death of her husband, Peter Hacking, four-year old daughter Ellie and 22-month old son Grayson who were killed by an illegal immigrant without a license in a car collision.

History | History

10 Huge Misconceptions About Famous Medieval Figures

Renaissance thinkers didn’t heap much praise on the Middle Ages, but the period is full of inspiring figures who performed …

History | Biography

Faraday and the Electromagnetic Theory of Light - OpenMind

Faraday invented the first electric motor, the first processor, the first electric generator and the first dynamo: the father of electrical engineering.

History | HISTORY

Why this Holocaust survivor still wears his concentration camp uniform | New York Post

Ed Mosberg’s hands stay steady as he slips into the striped cotton jacket and matching cap — an outfit identical to one he was issued 75 years ago, as a...

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Why Did the U.S. Sink Captured Japanese Subs After WWII? | Smithsonian

WWII had come to a close, and the U.S. was the first to seize a new class of giant Japanese submarines. The next step was to analyze them quickly and then sink them, before the Russians could learn their secrets.

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8 Amazing Things Discovered During the Expansion of the London Underground

Europe’s largest engineering project uncovered countless historic treasures, ranging from bones to Tudor bowling balls.

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When a Jewish man was lynched for murdering a little girl, the Klan was reborn

On Thanksgiving night in 1915, Joseph Simmons and 15 men gathered at the peak of Stone Mountain, near Atlanta, Georgia. Their faces lit by a flaming cross, they declared that the Ku Klux Klan was…

History | Archeology

Seal from First Temple Period found at Kotel supports biblical accounts - Israel News - Jerusalem Post

The new find supports the biblical rendering of the existence of a governor of Jerusalem 2,700 years ago, says archeologist.

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What do Palestinians want from Israel?

DECEMBER 25 — The United Nations decision last week to renounce President Donald Trump’s move on Jerusalem was, if nothing else, predictable (despite Trump’s threats to cut off international | Alwyn Lau | Opinion | Malay Mail Online

    History | Judaism

    Committed to the future of Jewish life

    One thing that struck me about the recent Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly was how many people are dedicated to ensure the future of Jewish life. About 3,000 people atte…

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    Last Surviving Crew Member of Alaska Airlines’ Yemen Airlift to Be Honored

    NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Surviving Crew Member of Alaska Airlines' Yemen Airlift to Be Honored. At Museum of Jewish Heritage on...

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      The Crown: The Scandal That Rocked Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s Marriage | Vanity Fair

      When Eileen Parker sued for divorce from Prince Philip’s best friend and equerry Michael Parker, a royal scandal erupted. And Queen Elizabeth, according to frenzied news reports, was none too pleased.

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      "Darkest Hour' - Churchill’s powerful ‘fight on the beaches’ speech: The words few people actually heard

      As the 'Darkest Hour' debuts in movie theaters, the strange story of how people finally got to listen to Churchill deliver one of history's most stirring speeches.

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      In defense of Andrew Jackson

      Twitter is a poor place to go if you want to understand Andrew Jackson and the sum of Native American frontier history.

      History | The Constitution

      Behind Trump’s latest moves: A return to constitutional government

      Do you remember how glum Barak Obama looked after last year’s election? It wasn’t because he liked Hillary Clinton. Instead, he was mourning for the last four years of his administration. He was lo…

      History | History

      Did FDR End the Great Depression? | PragerU

      Did FDR help end the Great Depression? Did his New Deal improve an otherwise hopeless economy? Lee Ohanian, Professor of Economics at UCLA and consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, explains.

      History | History

      Auschwitz-Birkenau: 4 out of 10 German students don′t know what it was | News | DW | 28.09.2017

      Just 47 percent of 14- to 16-year-olds in Germany know that Auschwitz-Birkenau was a Nazi death camp, a survey shows. Its authors cite fewer history lessons as a reason.

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      Reconstructed Auschwitz prisoner text details ′unimaginable′ suffering | Germany | DW | 09.10.2017

      A newly reconstructed document written in 1944 by a Greek Jewish prisoner at Auschwitz tells of misery "the human mind can not imagine." The text was discovered buried in the ground at the Nazi extermination camp.

      History | History

      Abba Kovner and Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto

      Abba Kovner led resistance fighters in both the Vilna Ghetto and in the Rudninkai Forest against the murderous Nazi enemy during the Holocaust

      History | History

      Do We Actually Know What Shakespeare Looked Like? | Mental Floss

      Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

      History | Historic Los Angeles

      Coffee shop is taking over 1940s gas station in Koreatown - Curbed LA

      The company’s founder says "the iconic 1940s Texaco Station will be celebrated and preserved to its original aesthetic as much as possible."

      History | HISTORY

      ‘Dunkirk’: Why Didn’t Hitler Go in For the Kill?

      The British army was in full retreat, but suddenly German tanks were halted–twice. Hitler later said he gave Churchill “a sporting chance” of survival. Churchill wasn’t interested.

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        History | History

        Newly discovered photo suggests Amelia Earhart survived crash-landing

        The photo, found in the National Archives, shows a woman who resembles famed aviator Amelia Earhart and a man who appears to be her navigator, Fred Noonan.

        History | Southern California

        When Knott’s Berry Farm Was an Actual Farm | KCET

        The Orange County amusement park started as a roadside fruit stand.

        History | History

        23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

        Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.

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        In film, survivor searches for US soldier who liberated him at Dachau | The Times of Israel

        New documentary centers on Steve Ross, who was 'transformed' as a boy by an act of kindness in the concentration camp

        History | History

        Catching Up With (A Real Life) "Rosie The Riveter"

        Seventy-five years ago, during World War II, Dr. Frances Carter worked in a Birmingham, Alabama, defense plant, helping to build B-29 bombers—some of the largest aircraft in service during the war. She is "Rosie the Riveter," and today, we're catch

        History | LA History

        Hollywood’s legendary Formosa Cafe will get a full restoration from 1933 Group

        The Idle Hour and Highland Park Bowl owners just might do the place justice

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        7 of the craziest commando missions of World War II

        World War II was an exciting time for special operations and commandos. The advent of airborne operations gave them a whole new angle of approach, and the sheer scale of the war guaranteed that they’d have plenty of chances to use their skills.

        History | Downtown

        The Century-Long History of Philippe’s and Its Famous French Dip Sandwich | KCET

        For over a century, diners have been flocking to Philippe the Original to get a taste of its French dip sandwich, an iconic dish that is very much woven into the fabric of Los Angeles.