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Belle Boyd, accomplished flirt and leader of Confederate female spies, waves her handkerchief and saves Stonewall Jackson’s army at Front Royal. This topics page provides useful information for searching about Belle Boyd in Chronicling America's historic newspapers, including significant dates, associated search terms and sample article links... Read more about it!
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الكويت - 17 - 9 (كونا) -- السابع عشر من سبتمبر ----------------------- 1973 - وفاة النوخذة ناصر عبداللطيف بن عيسى عن عمر ناهز 84 عاما وهو أحد أشهر النواخذة في الكويت. وقاد أول سفينة من نوع (البوم) في عام 1917 وتوجه بها إلى الهند ثم عمل على البغلة (أميرة البحار) واستمر في قيادتها حتى عام......

Daily Quiz for September 17, 2014
This was the first nuclear-powered submarine to go into service.
Meteorite that doomed dinosaurs remade forests
The impact decimated slow-growing evergreens and made way for fast-growing, deciduous plants, according to a study applying biomechanical analyses to fossilized leaves. The study provides much-needed evidence for how the extinction event unfolded in the plant communities at the time.
Impact that doomed the dinosaurs helped the forests bloom
Some 66 million years ago, a 10-km diameter chunk of rock hit the Yucatan peninsula with the force of 100 teratons of TNT. It left a crater more than 150 km across, and the resulting megatsunami, wildfires, global earthquakes and volcanism are widely accepted to have wiped out the dinosaurs and made way for the rise of the mammals. But what happened to the plants on which the dinosaurs fed?
Study on global carbon cycle may require reappraisal of climate events in Earth's history
A recent study of the global carbon cycle offers a new perspective of Earth's climate records through time. Scientists suggest that one of the current methods for interpreting ancient changes in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and oceans may need to be re-evaluated.
Human faces are so variable because we evolved to look unique
Why are human faces so variable compared to other animals, from lizards and penguins to dogs and monkeys? Scientists analyzed human faces and the genes that code for facial features and found a high variability that could only be explained by selection for variable faces, probably because of the importance of social interactions in human relationships and the need for humans to be recognizable.
Forgotten ghost ships off Golden Gate revealed
Researchers confirmed the discovery just outside San Francisco's Golden Gate strait of the 1910 shipwreck SS Selja and an unidentified early steam tugboat wreck tagged the 'mystery wreck.' The researchers also located the 1863 wreck of the clipper ship Noonday, currently obscured by mud and silt on the ocean floor.
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الكويت - 16 - 9 (كونا) -- السادس عشر من سبتمبر -----------------------

1990 - الاعلان في بغداد عن تعيين علي حسين المجيد وزير الحكم المحلي محافظا للكويت والرئيس الأمريكي جورج بوش يؤكد في رسالة وجهها للشعب العراقي ضرورة انسحاب القوات العراقية من الكويت وعودة الحكومة الشرعية والافراج......

The Gulf Stream kept going during the last Ice Age
The warm Atlantic water continued to flow into the icy Nordic seas during the coldest periods of the last Ice Age. An ice age may sound as a stable period of cold weather, but the name deceives. In the high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, the period was characterized by significant climate changes. Cold periods (stadials) switched abruptly to warmer periods (interstadials) and back.
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