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Wiki Abridged: Galerina Marginata

The Galerina Marginata is a deadly species of fungus. Its appearance can easily be mistaken for edible mushrooms. It is more commonly known as the Deadly Skullcap, the Deadly Galerina, Funeral Bells, or even Marginate Pholiota. It has a convex cap … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Almirante Latorre

The Almirante Latorre was a battleship for the Chilean Navy. The National Congress of Chile basically gave the Navy a big budget which resulted in two battleships, Almirante Latorre and Almirante Cochrane, as well as two submarines and six destroyers. The … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Edmund Herring

Edmund Herring, born on the 2nd of September 1892, is mainly known for being an Australian Army officer. He was also Lieutenant Governor of Victoria as well as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria. As could probably be … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Parasaurolophus

The Parasaurolophus is a dinosaur from the Cretaceous period. Its name is pronounced as Pa-rah-sore-o-loaf-uss. Like most other dinosaurs, its skeleton isn’t completely known. Apart from that, a lot is known about the Parasaurolophus. They were typically found in what used … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Bou’in-Zahra Earthquake

The Bou’in-Zahra earthquake happened on the 22nd of June, 2002. With a magnitude of 6.3, it happened in a northwestern region of Iran. The region that was hit lies just above the gap between the Arabian Plate and the Eurasian … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Thomas Beecham

Thomas Beecham circa. 1910 Sir Thomas Beecham was born on the 29th of April 1879. He was a conductor as well as a impresario. He was mainly associated with the Royal Philharmonic and the London Philharmonic, although he was a part of other … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Farthest South

James Cook The Farthest South was a term used to describe the furthest southernly points explorers reached, before the South Pole was reached. Although many explorers ventured south, this post will only discuss those that actually searched for the most … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: Devil May Cry

The Devil May Cry is a video game developed for PlayStation2 and published by Capcom in 2001. The game is classified as an action game, and the gameplay is broken into different levels called missions, with platform tasks, fighting, and sporadic puzzles. … Continue reading

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Wiki Abridged: The Magdalen Reading

The Magdalen Reading is a part of a large oil-on-oak altarpiece of which only three fragments remain. The altarpiece was painted by Netherlandish Rogier van der Weyden sometime between 1435 and 1438. The fragment depicts a woman with classic Noblewoman … Continue reading

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