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The Pilots Who Helped The SAS During the Iranian Embassy Siege

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It’d be an impossible feat to talk about all of the people who made the rescue of hostages during the 1980 Iranian Embassy siege possible, so today we’re just going to talk about the pilots who played a small, but crucial role that fateful day 34 years ago.¬†

People Used to Think The Stegosaurus Had Two Brains

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The¬†stegosaurus is one of the more well-known dinosaurs out there, appearing in more forms of media than almost any of its lizardy bretheren with the exception of the T-Rex and possible that dinosaur with wings on its legs. Interestingly, it’s also one of the dumbest.

The Curious Reason Darwin Grew His Beard

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Whenever Charles Robert Darwin is mentioned in conversation it’s almost certain that your mind wanders to one of the B’s, the Beagle, the Book or the Beard.

Isaac Newton Knew How to Hold a Grudge

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It’s almost certain that everyone reading this has next to know clue who the hell Robert Hooke is, with the small exception of the few of you who remember being taught Hookes law in physics class. Well, you can thank Isaac Newton for that.

Freight Trains Are Like the Most Efficient Thing on Wheels

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Transporting something via freight train is a curiosity of a bygone age, the image of a dusty old train carting several tons of cargo along a rickety track isn’t just something that’s outdated, it belong in a history book. So then it may surprise you to learn that moving cargo via freight train isn’t just efficient, it’s wicked efficient.¬†