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An Italian immigrant named Hector Boiardi invented it, but the U.S. Military canned pasta and tomato sauce into what it is today. Ladies and gentlemen, your [dorm room] dinner is served.
History • by Paladin* • 69 views •  4 comments • 2 days ago

There aren't many places in the world where you can see a B-36, a B-52, and a bunch of other famous bombers. The Castle Air Museum has those and more.
Castles in the clouds: Big bombers and fast fighters at the Castle Air Museum - CNET
History • by Paladin* • 4 views •  0 comments • 2 days ago




History • by oldshuntr • 8 views •  0 comments • 3 days ago

This lovely young Parisian woman is enjoying a serene moment in her lush garden in the 1910s in France. Her companions are her fluffy faithful feline and her caged bird.
Parisian Woman With Her Cat in Her Cannabis Garden, 1910s – Steampunk Tendencies
History • by 𝓜𝓸𝓾𝓼𝓮*🐭 • 15 views •  1 comments • 4 days ago

Philippines on alert as volcano spews ash, steam and lava
History • by soylalucia • 6 views •  0 comments • 1 week ago

President Trump's tweet in Farsi expressing his support for Iranians protesting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has already earned over 200,000 likes, making it the "most liked Persian tweet" in the social media giant's history, according to a leading think tank adviser.
Trump tweet in Farsi 'the most liked Persian tweet' in history of Twitter
History • by Paladin* • 52 views •  2 comments • 1 week ago

Iraqi lawmakers approved a resolution Sunday calling to expel U.S. troops from the country, following an American drone attack that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.
Iraq’s Parliament calls for expulsion of US troops from the country following drone attack | Fox News
History • by BoonEvil • 114 views •  9 comments • 2 weeks ago

Airman Steve Barber discovered a rather alarming truth about one of Japan’s World War II fighter planes. The year is 1991, and researchers have discovered the wreck of a Mitsubishi Zero A6M deep within the Indonesian jungle. It’s been 50 years since this aircraft – a legendary Japanese dogfighter – was gunned down over New Guinea, and soon the plane will be shipped to the United States before making its way to veteran Steve Barber. ...
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A Man Spent Years Studying The Last Original AGM Zero Fighter, And He Uncovered A Chilling Fact
History • by Paladin* • 32 views •  0 comments • 2 weeks ago

On November 4, 1979, a group of Iranian students stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, taking more than 60 American hostages. Their reaction was based on President Jimmy Carter’s decision to allow Iran’s deposed Shah, a pro-Western autocrat, to come to the U.S. for cancer treatment and to declare a break with Iran’s past and an end to American interference in its affairs.
Iran Hostage Crisis - Definition, Results & Facts - HISTORY
History • by dna420 • 41 views •  4 comments • 2 weeks ago

Look back at 14 events, achievements, tragedies and otherwise memorable moments that stood out during the 2010s.
14 Major Events of the 2010s - HISTORY
History • by GatorMcKlusky • 8 views •  0 comments • 2 weeks ago

Observatories of the 19th century didn’t receive government funding. They relied mainly on private donors, although they sometimes had to get creative to pay the bills. The Cincinnati Observatory, for example, sold time — for a thousand dollars a year.The observatory was one of many that operated a time ball. ...
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History • by oldshuntr • 7 views •  0 comments • 2 weeks ago

The territory now comprising the U.S. has a history of sovereign states outside the control of the federal government.
History • by 1FRAC1 • 7 views •  0 comments • 3 weeks ago

No matter whether you zoom in or zoom out, from New York to the world, things got much better this decade.
The past decade was the best ever
History • by Paladin* • 11 views •  0 comments • 3 weeks ago

These powerful photos will transport you back in time! Roads? Where we're going, there probably aren't any roads. OK, so maybe there were. While time travel hasn't been invented yet, you can still journey into the past with this amazing, historic pictures that provide small glimpses into the past. No TARDIS or fancy teleportation devices are needed to visit not-too-ancient cultures or see cities come to life. These photos span across the 19th and 20th centuries, ranging from the late 1870s to the 1980s and were taken from all around the world. The vintage shots bring the past back to life. Like a time machine built by Kodak! Ever since the invention of the very first camera, cultures everywhere have been obsessed with documenting their lives through film. And thank goodness! Because looking through these amazing vintage photos makes learning about history way more fun than reading a textbook.
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History • by Paladin* • 36 views •  1 comments • 3 weeks ago

David McCullough helps restore our national myths. Some schools ban Indian mascots. Others ban pioneers. Both are “offensive.” This seems contradictory, but there’s a link. Both remind whites that our country was not “built by immigrants.” Pioneers and conquerors built it, and to do so they had to defeat warrior tribes, not meek victims.
A Nation of Pioneers, Not Immigrants - American Renaissance
History • by Xx_Zedra • 16 views •  0 comments • 3 weeks ago

“Today we can say that there is maybe a 50 percent chance that it will be saved. There is also a 50 percent chance of scaffolding falling onto the three [surviving] vaults," the rector of Notre Dame Cathedral said.
Notre Dame Cathedral only has 50% chance of being saved after fire
History • by Paladin* • 32 views •  2 comments • 3 weeks ago

History • by Pussiecat • 28 views •  1 comments • 1 month ago

Instutionalized racism,..
History • by Pussiecat • 16 views •  1 comments • 1 month ago


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