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- Good News in History, April 24
On this day 217 years ago, the Library of Congress was established by the US Congress, providing $5,000 for the purchase of books and maps. After most of the original collection in Washington, DC was destroyed by the British in the War of 1812, Thomas Jefferson restored its shelves,
- Germans Switch on ‘World’s Largest Artificial Sun’
The world’s largest ‘artificial sun’ was switched on last month, illuminating a brighter future for renewable energy. The “Synlight” facility, as it’s called at the German Aerospace Center Institute for Solar Research in Jülich, is a 3-story building containing 149 Xenon short-arc lamps. For comparison, in a large cinema, the screen is illuminated
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- Teen Survives Shot to the Head: “I am tougher than a bullet”
After two months spent recovering in the hospital, Deserae Turner is finally returning home. The 14-year-old girl was mugged in February and shot in the head while being robbed. Deserae was later found by family friends conducting a search party in a dried Creek bed and was taken to the Primary
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- England Just Had Its First Day Without Coal Since Industrial Revolution
Just in time for Earth Day, too.
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spruch des tages - word of the day
Du hast einen Menschen nicht überzeugt, weil du ihn zum Schweigen gebracht hast.