Archive for June 1st, 2018

The Ballerina Who Shot Nazis on Her Way to the Gas Chamber

Franceska Mann was a talented dancer, a rising star in the entertainment scene in pre-war Poland. During the Nazi occupation, she was confined to the Warsaw ghetto, where she performed at the Melody Palace nightclub. In...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/01/The-Ballerina-Who-Shot-Nazis-on-Her-Way-to-the-Gas-Chamber/

Two Islands in Two Countries, Two Miles and 21 Hours Apart

[https://youtu.be/0Rbx4y2lRmM] (YouTube link)Have you ever wondered about the small border that the US shares with Russia? The tip of Siberia comes right up to the western islands of Alaska, and that's where the line is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/01/Two-Islands-in-Two-Countries-Two-Miles-and-21-Hours-Apart/

13 Things to Know About DNA Testing Kits

Thanks to companies like 23andMe and AncestryDNA, personal DNA testing is hot. For a couple hundred dollars or less, you can find out where your ancestors came from, in case you need to swap out your lederhosen for a kil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/01/13-Things-to-Know-About-DNA-Testing-Kits/

The Most Valuable Airspace in the World

[https://youtu.be/jdNDYBt9e_U] (YouTube link)Get your world globe out. You'll see that a polar route is often the most direct way to get from many places in the Northern Hemisphere to other places in the Northern Hemisph...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/01/The-Most-Valuable-Airspace-in-the-World/

Canary in a Coal Mine

The phrase "a canary in a coal mine" refers to the demise of the weakest member as a warning of danger to the rest of the group. The phrase comes from the use of real canaries as carbon monoxide detectors.Canaries were u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/01/Canary-in-a-Coal-Mine/




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