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The Great Courses Learning Paths—Earth Science

April 16, 2019

To understand how the planet works on all levels, you have to understand the fundamental sciences—from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This revelatory series of courses built around earth sciences will not only open the door to the mysteries of the world, but will also provide a glimpse of the inner-workings of the universe. […]

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History

The Absurd Sciences of the Medieval World

June 6, 2021

The theory of the four humors in the body was proposed by a Greek physician but it was still accepted in the Middle Ages. It was widely used to treat people and try to balance their humors. […]

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Literature

John Wyndham: The Real Pioneer in Science Fiction

May 30, 2021

There are four different dark narratives in science fiction literature that shows a society after, before, and within an apocalypse. The narrative of ‘The Chrysalids’ describes a society after an apocalypse that happened some 1000 years earlier. […]

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News

Unearthed Ancient Female Hunter with Weapons Defies Expectations

November 14, 2020

Ancient remains of a female hunter fly in the face of “hunter-gatherer” gender roles, Live Science reported. The woman, found in Peru, had been buried with her weapons 9,000 years ago, and she was no anomaly. The Trung Sisters of Vietnam broke stereotypes long ago, too. […]

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