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Hundreds of Native American Treaties Digitized for the First Time

The National Archives has scanned more than 300 agreements between the United States and Indigenous tribes. Ratified Indian Treaty 37: Eel River, Wyandot, Piankashaw, Kaskaskia, and Kickapoo—Vincennes, Indiana Territory, August 7, 1803 (Courtesy of the National Archives) – By Nora McGreevy SmithsonianMag.Com 2020 …

Nuclear weapon transporter truck undergoes rocket crash test

The Mobile Guardian Transporter about to be hit by a rocket-propelled truck.  Sandia National Laboratories – By David Szondy 2020 Oct 11 – Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) has successfully conducted a full-scale crash test of the semi-tractor-trailer truck that will be used to transport …

Was there a Third A-Bomb? A Fourth? A Fifth?

The “Fat Man” is moved from Assembly Building #2, Tinian – By Don Farrell 2020 Aug 16 – High School textbooks teach that the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki were flown to Japan by B-29 Superfortresses based on Tinian in the …

Quantum time travel doesn’t follow Back to the Future rules

A “quantum time travel simulator” suggests that the butterfly effect doesn’t apply to the quantum realm.  MikhailLeonov/Depositphotos – By Michael Irving 2020 Jul 29 – Time travel movies have different rules about what happens when you start messing around with the timeline. If you’ve …

 

What Chocolate-Drinking Jars Tell Indigenous Potters Now

The Chaco Canyon chocolate-drinking jars have a distinct shape, with connections to similarly shaped Mayan vessels. After testing distinguishable jar fragments from an excavated trash pile in in the canyon, archaeologists determined all of the drinking jars were used to consume cacao. (A336494, …