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Some transhumanists and singularitarians believe that humans could become digitally "immortal" by the year 2045.
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On this day ten years ago: Apple released the first-generation
iPhone. Thousands of people were reported to have waited outside Apple and AT&T retail stores days before the device's launch. To prevent theft or violence, off-duty police officers were hired in some areas to guard stores overnight.
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On this day in 1613: The Globe Theater, built from old timber, burned to the ground during a performance of Henry VIII. The staff set off a theatrical cannon, which misfired and ignited the wooden beams and thatching. According to one of the few surviving documents of the event, no one was hurt except a man whose burning breeches were put out with a bottle of ale.
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According to one Roman writer, Aeschylus was killed by a tortoise dropped by an eagle, which mistook his head for a rock suitable for shattering the shell of the reptile.
According to one Roman writer Aeschylus was killed by a tortoise dropped

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Because United Kingdom passports are issued on the authority of Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen herself is not required to carry one. All other members of the royal family, however, do have passports.
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Born this day in 1712: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who was interred in France as a national hero 16 years after his death, near the remains of fellow philosopher Voltaire.
Born this day in 1712 JeanJacques Rousseau who was interred in France

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On this day in 1997: Mike Tyson was disqualified in a boxing match for biting a piece off Evander Holyfield's ear. Tyson said it was retaliation for headbutting him in an early clinch. The event would become infamously known as "Bite Night."
On this day in 1997 Mike Tyson was disqualified in a boxing

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There are at least two proven ways to put a small model ship inside of a bottle. The simplest way is to rig the masts of the ship and raise it up when the ship is inside the bottle. Alternatively, with specialized long-handled tools, it is possible to build the ship inside the bottle.
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The Silver Tree of Karakorum was a symbol of prosperity, adorned at the trunk with four golden serpents pouring a fountain of alcohol for the khan's guests.
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06/27/2017 at 08:15. Facebook
On this day in 1859: The first conformation dog show was held in England, presenting pointers and setters. Dog show judges attempt to identify dogs who epitomize the published standards for each breed. This can be challenging, because some judgements must necessarily be subjective.
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06/27/2017 at 05:49. Facebook
Born this day in 1869: Kate Carew, self-styled as "the only woman caricaturist" of her time. While in London and Paris she published illustrated interviews with the likes of Pablo Picasso and Rostand, John Galsworthy, George Moore, Émile Zola, Bret Hart, Lady Sackville-West, and many others.
Born this day in 1869 Kate Carew selfstyled as the only woman

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06/27/2017 at 00:05. Facebook
The meal in between breakfast and lunch varies in name and function between countries. During the early 19th century in the United States, elevenses consisted of drinking whiskey.
The meal in between breakfast and lunch varies in name and function

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06/26/2017 at 16:41. Facebook
On this day 20 years ago: The first book in the Harry Potter series was published, which would go on to inspire millions of children (and adults) to read more voraciously than ever before. Combined with the eight-part film series adapted from the original books, Harry Potter quickly became one of the highest-grossing media franchises of all time.
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06/26/2017 at 12:14. Facebook
Before 1974, computer software could not be copyrighted. After legislation passed allowing public domain software to be under copyright, the Copyright Act gave computer programs the same status as literary works.
Before 1974 computer software could not be copyrighted After legislation passed allowing

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06/26/2017 at 11:43. Facebook
Art Deco was not a single style, but a collection of different and sometimes contradictory styles. Some drew from archeological artifacts from Pompeii, Troy, and the tomb of the 18th dynasty Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Others integrated motifs from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Asia, Mesoamerica and Oceania with Machine Age elements.
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06/26/2017 at 08:37. Facebook
Born this day in 1699: Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin, whose actions as a Parisian salonnière exemplified many of the most important characteristics of French Enlightenment sociability at the time.
Born this day in 1699 Marie Thérèse Rodet Geoffrin whose actions as

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06/26/2017 at 08:35. Facebook
On this day in 1987: New Zealand entrepreneur and bungy jumper A.J. Hackett made one of his first bungy jumps from the top of the Eiffel Tower, using a special cord he had helped develop. He was promptly arrested by the police.
On this day in 1987 New Zealand entrepreneur and bungy jumper AJ

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06/26/2017 at 05:29. Facebook
On this day in 1936: Focke-Wulf Fw 61, the world's first practical helicopter, took its inaugural flight. It would go on to set several records for altitude, speed and flight duration.
On this day in 1936 FockeWulf Fw 61 the worlds first practical

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06/25/2017 at 17:24. Facebook
Aviation training: a few thousand dollars.
Amelia Earhart on a t-shirt? Priceless.

(Just kidding. They're $25.)
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06/25/2017 at 12:20. Facebook
Pharaoh ants are a major hazard in hospitals, where their small size means they can access wounds and medical instruments, causing the spread of infection and electrical interference.
Pharaoh ants are a major hazard in hospitals where their small size

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