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Few days ago, almost two thirds of voters in a country which lost 193 of its people in the tragedy of MH17 flight voted in favour of Russia - the country most likely responsible for the shoot down of that plane. The Dutch ref...
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WWII? What was that? And
when did it start? Part I When talking about WWII, people usually know what it was
about, or at least they think they know it. The fact is, that the definition of
WWII is not as easy as it seems. If we seek for help at Wikipedia, we...
WWII? What was that? And when did it start? Part I When talking about WWII, people usually know what it was about, or at least they think they know it. The fact is, that the definition of WWII is not as easy as it seems...
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Perfektní. Jen více takových dokumentů, třeba alespoň někoho to trkne a začne si našeho historického dědictví víc vážit. Díky za sdílení, je to opravdu krásný dokument.
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Playing Video Games Can Boost Brain Power according to British scientists. OK, not a surprise and not a first time when it was studied. But this is funny:

"All the participants happened to be female as the study was unable to recruit a sufficient number of male volunteers who played video games for less than two hours a week." 

:) There is a kid in every grown man, isn´t it? We love to play at any age. :)
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R.I.P.: The Western Black Rhino

Mark this day in history as the day that the Western Black Rhino was declared extinct, hunted to oblivion by poachers.

Animals become extinct for many reasons, as this fascinating post from Factismals recounts. In some circumstances, it's because there was a stronger predator - in this case, Man.

http://factismals.com/2013/06/28/june-27-gone-forever

(Image: National Geographic, by way of Factismals. http://goo.gl/ejdzP)
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Dutch Referendum Resulted in Another Hit to European Union, Boost to Moscow
In 2013, Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych refused to sign association agreement with EU. It was the starting shot of a long crisis which includes lasting war and Russian annexation of Crimea. The European Union was still t...
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WWII? What was that? And when did it start? Part II - Road to the Treaty of Versailles
On 23 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie said farewell to their children and left chateau in small city of Chlum u Trebone in south Bohemia. They departed from nearby railway station to meet their fate in Sarajevo. Their deat...
On 23 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie said farewell to their children and left chateau in small city of Chlum u Trebone in south Bohemia. They departed from nearby railway station to meet th...
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Hello
everyone, and welcome on my site dedicated to the history of WWII - the
worst of all human conflicts. It´s my deepest wish that you will
find information published on this site useful in some way. Maybe you
are working on your school project, maybe yo...
Hello everyone, and welcome on my site dedicated to the history of WWII - the worst of all human conflicts. It´s my deepest wish that you will find information published on this site useful in some way. Maybe you are working ...
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I´ve decided to dedicate my next article to a very special man whose 120th birthday we are celebrating today (October 30th) - only Czech in our modern history who had a military rank of marshall which was given to him by Brits for his service under RAF in W...
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Today is the 45th (21st August, 1968) anniversary of Soviet-led invasion to Czechoslovakia. It was one of the worst events in my country´s modern history.
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10th June, 1942, nazis exterminated Czech village of Lidice in one of the cruelest acts of their brutal tyranny. We should never forget.
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Researcher in the field of physical chemistry, interested in science, history, politics etc. Husband, father. Oh and btw - trekkie :)
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Researcher in the field of physical chemistry, interested in science, history - especially WW2, politics etc. Husband, father.
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