Monthly Archives: January 2013

Article: Tallest People in History


The link below is to an article that looks at the ten tallest people in recorded history.

For more visit:
http://www.topmastersinhealthcare.com/posts/10-tallest-people-in-history/

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Article: Australia – 10 Worst Floods


The link below is to an article that considers the 10 worst floods in recorded Australian history.

For more visit:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/the-worst-floods-in-australian-history.htm


Article: Russian Family Isolated in Siberia


The link below is to an article that looks at an isolated family that lived in Russia’s Siberian region, having fled persecution many years ago. This is a fascinating story.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2013/01/for-40-years-this-russian-family-was-cut-off-from-all-human-contact-unaware-of-world-war-ii/


Article: The US Presidential Seal


The link below is to an article that looks at the origins of the US Presidential Seal.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/design/2013/01/who-designed-the-seal-of-the-president-of-the-united-states/


Article: The History of Rocket Science


The link below is to an article that looks at the history of rocket science.

For more visit:
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ideas-innovations/The-History-of-Rocket-Science-187941951.html


Article: The History of Linux


The link below is to an article looking at the history of Linux, a ‘language’ for computers.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/penguin-origins-the-history-of-linux-geek-history/


Article: Big Names from the History of the Big Top (Circus)


The link below is to an article that looks at some of the big acts from the history of the circus.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/21/The-Big-Tops-Top-Ten/


Article: Persian Assassins


The link below is to an article that looks at the history of Persia’s assassins.

For more visit:
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/history/news-story-behind-persia%E2%80%99s-ancient-hashshashin-or-assassins


Article: History of the Fax Machine


The link below is to an article that considers the history of the Fax Machine.

For more visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/33586/idea-fax-machine-has-been-around-170-years


Article: US Vice Presidents


The article below looks at 10 US Vice Presidents.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/10-US-Vice-Presidents-A-Celebration-of-Almost-Great-Men/


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