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Poppi Castle and the Murderous Madam Matilda

Poppi Castle and the Murderous Madam Matilda

Poppi Castle is a medieval castle overlooking the Casentino Valley in the province of Arezzo in the Italian region of Tuscany.

Bird feathers were used more than 300,000 years ago in the Middle East

Bird feathers were used more than 300,000 years ago in the Middle East

Ruth Blasco, a researcher at the National Center for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH) leads a taphonomic study recently published in the Journal of Human Evolution, which presents evidence that birds were not only used for food but also for their feathers. of 300.

Boeing B-29 over Osaka

Boeing B-29 over Osaka

Boeing B-29 over Osaka Here we see a Boeing B-29 Superfortress flying over Osaka during one of the American bombing raids on the city. To the right of the aircraft we can see Osaka Castle, which at the time was part of the Osaka Arsenal, a major arms producer. On the aircraft itself we can see one of the upper gun turrets, while the first engine on the right appears to be leaking rather a lot of oil!

Funk Holes

Funk Holes

Funk Holes

Sally Hemings

Sally Hemings

Sally Hemings (or Hemmings) may originally have been called Sarah. It is thought she was the daughter of a slave and John Wayles, Thomas Jefferson& 39;s father-in-law. Hemings was inherited by Jefferson and his wife in 1774 and apparently served as a nurse and companion to the Jefferson children.In 1787, the 14-year-old Hemings accompanied Jefferson& 39;s daughter Mary to France to join her father on a diplomatic mission.

Miltiades the Younger (c.554-489 BC)

Miltiades the Younger (c.554-489 BC)

HTML>Miltiades the Younger (c.554-489 BC)Miltiades the Younger (c.554-489 BC) was the victorious Athenian commander at the battle of Marathon, but he died in disgrace in the following year, a victim of the often poisonous politics of Athens.Miltiades was born into a wealthy Athenian family. His uncle had established Athenian authority over an area in the Thracian Chersonese, but died childless.