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Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: History Today

There were many obstacles preventing women from becoming artists in the 18th century, but those who overcame them created some of the most influential art of their time.

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Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: History Today

Some of the most intelligent people in early modern Europe were convinced of the existence of merpeople.

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Thu, Apr 19, 2018
Source: History Today

On April 19, 1897, John J. McDermott of New York won the firstBoston Marathonwith a time of2:55:10.

The Boston Marathon was the brainchild of Boston Athletic Association member and inaugural U.S. Olympic team manager John Graham, who was inspired by the marathon at [...]

Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Custom Prototypes has created what can only be described as a masterpiece of historical recreation. It's made of 3D-printed stainless steel and resin (aka stereolithography or SLA plastic), which sounds easy but is far, far from it. For one thing, steel doesn't come out of the printer all shiny and pretty. The helmet started out as a dull plastic-looking affair requiring a bristling mass of supports in what would become [...]

Wed, Apr 18, 2018
Source: The History Blog

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