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2015-03-01 13:05:52

Without this forgotten scientist, we wouldn't have the Jurassic Park movies. Where would humanity be?

2011-06-30 09:58:00

HARTFORD, Conn., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Colin Powell will deliver the Keynote Address at the inaugural World Youth Peace Summit, hosted by the Institute for International Sport.

2010-12-13 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

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2010-11-17 09:27:52

An assistant archivist at the National Portrait Gallery was conducting research on the museum's founder when he made an astonishing discovery--relics from the tomb of medieval British King Richard II sitting, unbeknownst to the world, in a cigarette box.


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Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

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