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Robert Catesby Guido Fawkes Thomas Winter Thomas Percy John Wright Christopher Wright Robert Winter Thomas Bates Use a cursor to explore or press button for larger image & copyrightGunpow1.jpg
  • ... that you can use a cursor to find hot spots on the Gunpowder Plot image map?


  • ... that Dr. Agnes Bluhm wrote that the "female psyche" is predisposed towards working for "racial hygiene"?
  • ...if you like the imagemaps then you can find more here

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  • ... that you can use a cursor to find hot spots on the Gunpowder Plot image map?

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Antoine Polier - Orientalist Hassan Resa Khan background Nawab Salar Jung Claude Martin - Soldier and polymath Nawab Wazir of Oudh Colonel John Mordaunt Col. Mordaunt's cockfighter Ozias Humphrey - Painter Cockfighting John Wombwell - East India Co. accountant Mr Orr Mr. Robert Gregory Lieutenant Golding - East India Co. Engineer Seated figure Unknown Zoffany - the artist Cockfighter Mr Gregory's cockfighter Use a cursor to explore or click for larger imageZoffani, Johann - Colonel Mordaunt's Cock Match - 1784-86.jpg

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  • ... that in her quest to find a cure for leprosy, nurse Kate Marsden (pictured) travelled some 11,000 miles (18,000 km) across Russia?

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  • ...... that the Swimming Reindeer (pictured), a 13,000-year-old Ice Age sculpture, was originally thought to be two separate reindeer sculptures until Henri Breuil realised they fitted together?

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Mineral specimen that is brown in part and cream-colored in part, with a glassy luster, mounted on a plexiglass base

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  • ... that Princess Bamba, the last of the family who ruled the Sikh Empire, was said to have "lived like an alien in her father's kingdom"?

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  • ...that the Mount Everest article includes an image map showing the routes?

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  • ... that Koto Hoxhi, who secretly taught students in Albanian, died in jail rather than reveal the name of his friends?

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  • ...that Akiko Kobayashi got the L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science for creating a material that is both organic and metallic?

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Hi I live in the United Kingdom. I am a keen supporter of the idea that "humans can co-operate". I have been an admin for quite while but I am still primarily an editor. A lot of effort has gone into image maps and dyks.

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  • ...that the British Museum's oldest African-American object is the Akan Drum (pictured) that was used to "dance the slaves"?

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  • ...that this year a U.S. Embassy attache visited the tomb of Samuel Lucas who lived to hear the "tidings of the destruction of the slave power in the United States"?

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  • ... that Joseph Huddart, who made a fortune from making rope, first worked with his father to process fish that suddenly appeared in Solway Firth?

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  • ... that Dr. Agnes Bluhm wrote that the "female psyche" is predisposed towards working for "racial hygiene"?

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  • ... that the Welsh climber Emmeline Lewis Lloyd, who made the first climb of Aiguille du Moine, retired in 1873?

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  • ... that Umeå Energi set up lamps in bus shelters to avoid people getting SAD?

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  • ... that the life story of actress and television presenter Štěpánka Haničincová was the subject of a 2003 documentary?

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  • ... that during the Nazi era, Hedwig Bollhagen took over a Jewish workshop under "questionable circumstances" to make quality ceramics?

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  • ... that Vera Bogdanovskaia (pictured) was killed in 1896 while trying to make H-C≡P, a chemical not successfully synthesized until 1961?

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  • ... that the plaque on the memorial of Czech poet Viktor Dyk shows only his name?

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