Thanksgiving – An Americ...

Nov 16, 2012 by

Thanksgiving is a traditional feature of North American life. We explain the history and origins

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Voyager 1 & 2 – Emi...

Nov 9, 2012 by

Voyager I & II has a strange payload. Messages from 1977 Earth to aliens !

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Some more historical myths deb...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Every nation has its favourite tales from the past, but how accurate are they? A lot of what we ‘know’ to be historically true can sometimes turn out to be no more than a perpetuated historical myth. We look at a few here.

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Budloe Night – Guernsey ...

Nov 2, 2012 by

Budloe Night in Guernsey is also Bonfire Night. They’re seen as the same now, but were they originally ?

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Canned Food

Oct 26, 2012 by

We take food preserved in cans for granted today. But when and who invented the process ?

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Roman Alderney – ruin fo...

Oct 23, 2012 by

Up until 2011 virtually no trace of Roman occupation or influence had been found in Alderney. That all changed when one of the best-preserved Roman military structures in the world was found.

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