Posts Tagged 'Berlin'

Old Abandoned Olympic Venues

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With the Olympics now in full swing, take a different view of the games. This set of photos shows the old, abandoned sites of Olympics past.

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Think Your Wardrobe Is Dated? – Try On These 3000 Year Old Pants

3000yo-pantsSciencenews reports –

Two men whose remains were recently excavated from tombs in western China put their pants on one leg at a time, just like the rest of us. But these nomadic herders did so between 3,300 and 3,000 years ago, making their trousers the oldest known examples of this innovative apparel, a new study finds. With straight-fitting legs and a wide crotch, the ancient wool trousers resemble modern riding pants, says a team led by archaeologists Ulrike Beck and Mayke Wagner of the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin.

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Berlin in July 1945 [HD color video]


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