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"History is a living horse laughing at a wooden horse. History is a wind blowing where it listeth. History is no sure thing to bet on. History is a box of tricks with a lost key. History is a labyrinth of doors with sliding panels, a book of ciphers with the code in a cave of the Saragossa sea. History says, if it pleases, Excuse me, I beg your pardon, it will never happen again if I can help it."

—Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) American writer known for free verse, Smoke and Steel

 

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Exhuming remains at Florida school 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:24:35 GMT 
    Who was buried behind a boys' school in Florida?


Czech bottle-boat inventors crave the sea 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:57:54 GMT 
    Landlocked Czechs build boat from bottles


On a hill, in sight of Europe 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:56:04 GMT 
    Trying to get into Europe from Morocco


How 3D is changing the shape of lessons 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:02:16 GMT 
    How 3D printing is changing the shape of lessons


Day in pictures: 16 April 2014 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:54:07 GMT 
    The best news photos from around the world during the past 24 hours


Sweet or sour? Duping our taste buds 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:11 GMT 
    Would this dessert taste different on a black plate?


Royals treated like celebrities in New Zealand 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:58:26 GMT 
    How New Zealand reacted to William, Kate - and George


India's politicians aren't listening to women 
  Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:31:39 GMT 
    Why women have remained marginal in Indian politics


Syria: Report shows how foreign fighters use social media 
  Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:56:07 GMT 
    Report shows how foreign fighters in Syria are using social media
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