History

05.14.16
'Battlefield 1' breakdown reveals a close attention to history
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'Battlefield 1' breakdown reveals a close attention to history

History buffs have shown that the World War I shooter's trailer is more accurate than you might think.

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12.20.15
The first website went online 25 years ago today
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The first website went online 25 years ago today

Tim Berners-Lee's first World Wide Web page flickered to life at CERN on December 20th, 1990.

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11.27.15
Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling
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Data-mined photos document 100 years of (forced) smiling

A high-school yearbook database dating to the 1900s shows how hairstyles, clothing and smiles have changed.

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11.23.15
Google Street View gives you a tour of ancient Jordan landmarks
11.23.15

Google Street View gives you a tour of ancient Jordan landmarks

Google Street View now has virtual tours of more than 30 famous historical sites in Jordan.

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11.12.15
Explore 4,500 British Museum artifacts with Google's help
11.12.15

Explore 4,500 British Museum artifacts with Google's help

Take a virtual tour with Google's Cultural Institute.

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11.07.15
One of the world's first personal computers is up for sale
11.07.15

One of the world's first personal computers is up for sale

The Kenbak-1 launched in 1971, with no microprocessor, and only 256 bytes of RAM. Fewer than 50 units were ever made, but one of them is up for auction today in Germany.

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