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Abbey Lenton

Abbey Lenton

In Defence Of Premature Hot Cross Buns: Don't Like Them? Don't Eat Them.

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When it comes to hot cross buns, you can't have too much of a good thing.

Life

Life

What Does 'Boxing Day' Mean? The Mysterious Holiday Explained

3 min read

December 26 - we all know it, we all celebrate it. But what is the origin story behind Boxing Day?

Katherine Kalk

Katherine Kalk

14 Years Ago This Week, The Cronulla Riots Began

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Do you love history? No? Well you should.

Katherine Kalk

Katherine Kalk

Stuff You Need To Know For Your Next Pub Trivia Night

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Do you love history? No? Well you should.

Life

Life

Are Christmas Cards Being Stamped Out?

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While the first Christmas card has gone on public display in London’s Dickens Museum, the future of the 176-year-old tradition is uncertain as letter posting rates plummet.

National

National

A Piece Of The Berlin Wall Is Hiding At A Sydney Warehouse

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Tucked away in an unremarkable corner outside a warehouse in western Sydney stands a hugely significant artefact.

World

World

How The Berlin Wall Still Exists In Germany 30 Years Since Its Fall

6 min read

The fall of the Berlin Wall, one of the biggest symbols of worldwide political division, happened almost by accident.

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Views

What The Fall Of The Berlin Wall Taught Me

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I was a young TV reporter in Melbourne when the Berlin Wall fell, on November 9, 1989.

World

World

30 Years After The Berlin Wall Fell, Here Are Some Of The Most Powerful Moments

9 min read

Its been three decades since the Berlin Wall was dismantled.

World

World

Take A Look Inside Tutankhamun's Restored Sarcophagus, In A New Museum Exhibit

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The golden coffin of the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun will be restored for the first time since its discovery, ahead of a new museum exhibit next year.

News

News

Coming To Light: 180-Year-Old Painting Found in Garage

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A painting by the founder of Adelaide, Colonel William Light, has been discovered in a suburban garage.

World

World

Local Council Launches Search For 300-Year-Old Witch

2 min read

Lilias Adie died in prison in the year 1704. 

News

News

'Insane And Dangerous': Claims Hitler's Bunker Makeover Could Create A Nazi 'Disneyland'

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Remote and protected, Wolf's Lair was Adolf Hitler's secret headquarters from 1941 to 1944.

World

World

This Chess Piece Is About To Sell For $1 Million

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The Lewis Chessman was missing for almost 200 years, and is now expected to fetch big money at auction.

Science

Science

Giant Ice Age Wolf Head Found Perfectly Preserved In Russia

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Scientists have uncovered the head of a wolf, more than 40,000 years old, found in permafrost on the shore of a river

World

World

Scientists Know Which Year Was The Worst To Be Alive -- And It's Pretty Dark

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Perpetual darkness, famine, plagues and a crumbling economy have led historians to believe it was the worst time to be alive -- and now scientists know why.

Life

Life

The Weirdest Royal Pregnancy Rules From History That Are Way Too WTF For Today

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Thank goodness Meghan doesn't have to deal with any of this nonsense.

World

World

'Oldest Intact Shipwreck Known To Mankind' Found In Black Sea

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The vessel has been carbon-dated to 400BC and is the oldest known intact shipwreck in the world.