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Discover the Hittite city of Nerik in Turkey

Discover the Hittite city of Nerik in Turkey

Archaeological excavations have been carried out for eight years in the village of Oymaağaç de Vezirköpru, in the district of the northern Turkish province of Samsun, on the edge of the Black Sea in northern Turkey. The objective of these archaeological excavations is discover the ancient Hittite holy city of Nerik.

Somers III - History

Somers III - History

Somers III(Torpedo Boat No. 22: dp. 143; l. 156& 39;; b. 17& 39;6~; dr.5& 39;10~ (mean); s. 23 k.; cpl. 21; a. 4 1-pdrs., 2 18& 34; tt.;cl. Somers)The third Somers, a steel torpedo boat built as a private speculation by Friedrich Sehiehau, Elbing, Germany, was launched in 1897 as yard No. 450, purehased for the United States Navy on 25 March 1898; commissioned on 28 March 1898, Lt.

Debate over Capitalism

Debate over Capitalism

Critics of the Gilded Age& 39;s rampant capitalism were clergymen who preached the Social Gospel and lay people who utilized public lectures, printed material and political programs.Defenders of the new wealth argued in terms of Social Darwinism and the Gospel of Wealth.report this ad

Mahaska II YN-36 - History

Mahaska II YN-36 - History

MahaskaII(YN-36: dp. 220; 1. 101& 39;; b. 26& 39;; dr. 13& 39;.)The second Mahaska (YN-36), built as Crusader by Ira L. Bushey & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1940, was purchased by the Navy under contract, negotiated with the builder in the fall of 1940; renamed Mahaska (YN-36) 11 October 1940; and delivered to the 3d Naval District 9 December 1940.

They find the tracks of a prehistoric spider

They find the tracks of a prehistoric spider

The tracks of a tarantula from 260 million years ago were imprinted in the sand of Arizona. The humidity of the sand helped to keep the arachnid tracks, as the sand dried, the tracks solidified. Over thousands of years it hardened so that, in 1968, the rock and footprints were taken out of the Arizona desert and taken to the Museum of Paleontology.

Fanny Villard

Fanny Villard

Biography of Fanny Villard. An active supporter of women's rights, joined the American Woman Suffrage Association in 1906. She was also, like her son, Oswald Garrison Villard, a founder member of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP)