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Nation's oldest European relic returning to Australia

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A pewter dish believed to be the nation's oldest known artefact of early European contact is headed back to Australia.

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10 months ago
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Lower House welcomes first Aboriginal woman

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They don't often sing songs from the public gallery in the nation's Parliament; speakers don't usually wear kangaroo-skin...

Parliament Aboriginal History
Originally from watoday.com.au
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10 months ago
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What does the song Auld Lang Syne actually mean?

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Historians call it “the song that nobody knows.” And yet, we’ve all tried to sing it.

History Music
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7 months ago
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2500-year-old Chinese sword still looks and cuts like new

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There are many distinctive swords throughout history, but few are as renowned as the Sword of Goujian.

History China International Travel
Originally from mymodernmet.com
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7 months ago
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How I got rich beating men at their own game

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Not many professional gamblers are bipolar women, but Cat Hulbert was one of the best - and she delighted in winning money from...

History Relationships Hobbies
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7 months ago
(Money & Business)

Man uses life savings to buy field, unearths lost city

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A massive leap of faith has paid off for a history buff - now that he's unearthed a medieval city.

History Property
Originally from telegraph.co.uk
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6 months ago
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X-ray needed to reveal secrets of tiny 16th century carvings

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Stunned researchers found joints in the inner layers so small, that only a microscope or an X-ray can detect them.

History Art Culture
Originally from boredpanda.com
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6 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Such sadness in Michael Chamberlain's eyes .

Rest in peace, Michael Chamberlain

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The treatment of Michael Chamberlain was absolutely deplorable and far from Christian, despite him living as one in a Christian...

Social Issues History
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5 months ago
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As Hills Hoist is sold, we look back on a national icon

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I remember the Hills Hoist in my Queensland yard when I was a child: the rusted creak as it went with the wind, the grease in...

Property Business History
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5 months ago
(Pastimes)

The real origins of tomb raider curses

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Archaeologists exploring the "City of the Monkey God" recently contracted a flesh-eating disease, which is quite similar to a...

Hobbies History
Originally from thedailybeast.com
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5 months ago
(Pastimes)

Has any president been as despised in hometown as Trump?

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Presidential historians have never seen anything like this.

History Politics Trump
Originally from newsweek.com
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5 months ago
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How to discover a masterpiece

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A cheaply acquired painting is actually from the Flemish master Brueghel. The revelation involved some detective work.

Money History Art Culture
Originally from bbc.com
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5 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)

Move to abolish the bounce in AFL is heart-breakingly sad

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What next? No sauce blobs on pies?

History AFL Sport
Originally from huffingtonpost.com.au
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4 months ago
(Sport)

Behind Hollywood's greatest feud

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A new TV series looks at Joan Crawford and Bette Davis’ legendary hatred for each other – but was it real?

History TV Movies Entertainment
Originally from bbc.com
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4 months ago
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Penny Farthings will be on parade at the festival.

Roll back in time with classic cars, music

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The Guildford Heritage Festival offers something for everyone when it comes to all things historic.

WA Events History
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4 months ago
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Nine old maps put the art in cartography

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Trove releases some quirky old maps of Australia, including one dividing the country into sheep haves and have-nots

Australia History
Originally from abc.net.au
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3 months ago
(Pastimes)

Abuse survivors welcome compensation settlement

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Finally, someone listened.

Money History Northern Territory
Originally from abc.net.au
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3 months ago
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Restoration of the historic Guildford Colonial Gaol has been a labour of love.

Restoration reveals historic jail's secrets

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Guildford is proud of its history, which gets another boost with the reopening of the Guildford Colonial Gaol.

Western Australia History Domestic Travel
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3 months ago
(Travel)

Suge Knight claims he knows who killed Tupac

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The imprisoned ex-CEO of Death Row Records, who was in the car with Tupac Shakur when he was shot, claims he knows exactly who...

History Culture Music
Originally from thedailybeast.com
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3 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)

Think you know everything about Barack Obama?

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Guess again, says Pulitzer-winning biographer David Garrow, whose mammoth book is released next month,

Politics History Books
Originally from thedailybeast.com
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3 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
The Duyfken has certainly been earning her keep.

Arrgh! There be pirates on Duyfken's horizon, maties!

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It's been a busy year for little Dutch replica sailing ship, The Duyfken - and it's not over yet.

History Western Australia
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2 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)

Indigenous influence on AFL creation confirmed: historian

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Professor Jenny Hocking finds transcripts placing Indigenous football, known today as Marngrook, firmly in the district where...

Australia History
Originally from abc.net.au
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2 months ago
(Sport)

The greatest music teacher who ever lived

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Why you've never heard of one of the world's greatest musical geniuses - who taught Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Quincy...

Culture History Celebrities Music
Originally from bbc.com
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2 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)

Meet the woman behind the iconic Rage music show scream

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R-R-R-Raaaage: for decades it's been the unmistakeable sound of staying up late, coming home early and absolutely, definitely,...

History TV Music Entertainment
Originally from abc.net.au
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About 2 months ago
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