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Bletchley Park: Facebook Donates $ 1.3 Million to Improve World War II Code Breaking Site

During the war, the mansion in Buckinghamshire in south-east England was the location of the British Government’s Code and Cypher School, where the world’s first programmable digital computer to decipher Nazi communications was built. Facebook said Monday that “the era of the computer was born” at the venue when it announced its $ 1.3 million contribution. “Like too many of …

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Dozens of ancient penguin mummies have been discovered in a lost nesting site in Antarctica

On a dry, windy cape in the south AntarcticThe floor is littered with dead, mummified Penguins. The rocks around them are littered with bones, pebbles and guano patches – the telltale traces of a newly abandoned Adélie penguin colony. Scenes like this are common in Antarctica’s Ross Sea, home to millions of Adélies and other thriving penguin populations. Still, the …

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Rio Tinto CEO resigns following the destruction of the 46,000 year old sacred indigenous site

Jacques will leave the company as soon as his successor is selected or at the end of March, whichever comes first. Two other executives are also leaving: Chris Salisbury, head of the iron ore business, and Simone Niven, group leader for corporate relations. Salisbury is stepping down from his position immediately and will be leaving the company at the end …

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‘Mammoth Central’ found at Mexico Airport construction site

The number of mammoth skeletons recovered from an airport construction site north of Mexico City has risen to at least 200. A large number still has to be excavated, experts announced on Thursday. Archaeologists hope that what has become the “mammoth center” – the shores of an ancient lakefront that attracted and trapped mammoths in its swampy bottom – may …

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Drone investigation reveals large earthworks at the traditional Wichita, Kansas site

Left: drone-acquired ortho-image of the site showing key features discussed in this article. Right: Mosaic with thermal images, collected from 11:15 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Images from Figure 6 of the study). Photo credit: by Jesse Casana, Elise Jakoby Laugier, and Austin Chad Hill. A study of multisensor drones conducted by Dartmouth revealed a large circular earthwork at Etzanoa, an …

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Hy-Vee opens free COVID-19 testing site on the 30th and state

The Hy-Vee drugstore near 30th and State Streets is now offering free COVID-19 testing, and you don’t need symptoms to make an appointment. Chris Rodgers, president of Douglas County’s health committee, said more testing is “needed”. “The more we continue to provide tests so we can have better eyes so we don’t run around blindly,” he said. “The better we …

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Chicago PD Launches Looting Video Site for ID Offenders

Chicago police want the residents of Windy City to exterminate the looters who destroyed their city. The department launched a website on Wednesday with the videos “Looting and riots” with surveillance cameras from the chaos on Sunday in the city – and the police are asking the community to deceive the perpetrators. CHICAGO ALDERMAN SAYS RESIDENTS, COMPANIES WHO WANT TO …

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At the site of the destroyed mosque, India’s Modi lays the foundation for the controversial Hindu temple: NPR

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (center) groundbreaked Wednesday in Ayodhya (India) for a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ram and observed by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat (right) and others. Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP Hide label Switch label Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (center) groundbreaked Wednesday in Ayodhya (India) for a …

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