Neatorama Posts Tagged "geography history"
150 Years Ago Today: The First Juneteenth...

(Photo via Pairie View A&M University)Today, J...  ...ollection. Web. 6 June 2015.---. Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State. New York: Oxford Universi...  ...quo;Juneteenth: Independence Day.” American History . 49.2 (2014): 40. History Study Center. Web....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/19/150-Years-Ago-Today-The-First-Juneteenth/
Los TeƱideros--A Chemical Reaction Where Two Rivers Meet...

(Photo: José David Leiva)Two streams in Tenorio Volcano National Park in Costa Rica merge to form the Rio Celeste. One of them has large quantities of sulfur and calcium carbonate, which gives the river a beautifu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/02/Los-Tenideros-A-Chemical-Reaction-Where-Two-Rivers-Meet/
The Forbidden Zone: 65 Square Miles of France Still Uninhabitable after World War I...

(Photo: Camille)The Battle of Verdun consumed most of 1916. Over 10 months, 300,000 Frenchmen and Germans died. Another 750,000 were wounded. There was a constant monsoon of artillery shells. It permanently changed the l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/31/The-Forbidden-Zone-65-Square-Miles-of-France-Still-Uninhabitable-after-World-War-I/
This 3-Cent Bill Is Legal Tender in the United States...

(Photo: US Post Office)In a fascinating article at io9, Esther Ingils-Arkell tells us about United States fractional currency. During the American Civil War, the Trent Affair almost drew the UK into declaring war on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/This-3-Cent-Bill-Is-Legal-Tender-in-the-United-States/
13 Presidential Palaces around the World...

(Photo: Brian Barbutti)The United States has the White House and Argentina has the Pink House. That's what the presidential palace in Buenos Aires is called--the Casa Rosada. The color comes from a traditional blending o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/28/13-Presidential-Palaces-around-the-World/
The United States Is Only 4 Presidents Old...

(Image via Visual News)When President Barack Obama was born in 1961, President Herbert Hoover was still alive. When President Hoover was born in 1874, President Andrew Johnson was still alive. When President Johnson was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/22/The-United-States-Is-Only-4-Presidents-Old/
The Toblerone Line, A Fortification in Switzerland...

(Photos: Kecko, Pascal Binczak)Nazi Germany coveted the prosperous nation of Switzerland and made plans to invade it. But Operation Tannenbaum remained forever a hypothetical exercise and the Swiss were largely spared fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/21/The-Toblerone-Line-A-Fortification-in-Switzerland/
18th Century Sidewalks Are Single-File to Prevent Couples from Walking Side-by-Side...

(Photo: Stefan)Lady Jane Stanely of Knutsford, Cheshire, UK, never married and was rather bitter about it. She sometimes saw couples walking next to each other down the sidewalks of her town and took it upon herself to e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/20/18th-Century-Sidewalks-Are-Single-File-to-Prevent-Couples-from-Walking-Side-by-Side/
12 Cool-Shaped Islands around the World...

(Photo: Jason Thein)The islands are smiling at you!The left eye is named Mamutik. The right eye is named Sulug. The big grin is named Manukan. Together, these three islands in Malaysia are sometimes called the Smiley Isl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/05/12-Cool-Shaped-Islands-around-the-World/




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