Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
A Fossilised Skull Has Revealed When The Last 'Siberian Unicorn' Lived On Earth
For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn - a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse - died out some 350,000 years ago , but a beautifully pre...
Dictionary of dead language complete after 90 years
A full dictionary of the extinct language of ancient Mesopotamia has been completed after 90 years of work. Assyrian and Babylonian - dialects of the language collectively known as Akkadian - have not...
Titanoboa - Snake Facts
The Titanoboa cerrejonensis is an extinc giant snake that lived around 58 million years ago in the jungles of South America.
Dysaesthesia aethiopica
In psychiatry, dysaesthesia aethiopica was an alleged mental illness described by American physician Samuel A. Cartwright in 1851, which proposed a theory for the cause of laziness among slaves. Today...
Dictionary of dead language complete after 90 years
A full dictionary of the extinct language of ancient Mesopotamia has been completed after 90 years of work. Assyrian and Babylonian - dialects of the language collectively known as Akkadian - have not...
Solarium (constellation)
Solarium (Latin for sundial) was a constellation located between the constellations of Horologium, Dorado and Hydrus. It was introduced in 1822 on the Celestial Atlas of Alexander Jamieson, who substi...
Netdisaster
Netdisaster is a prank website that could simulate "disasters", such as meteors, UFOs, and spilled coffee, onto a screenshot of any given website. From February 8, 2005 to April 19, 2009, users of the...
Netdisaster - Wikipedia
Western Massachusetts Regional Library System
The Western Massachusetts Regional Library System (WMRLS), was a collaborative that was supported by the state of Massachusetts, that provided leadership and services to foster cooperation, communicat...
Obsolete taxonomic groups
In the history of the Linnaean classification system, many taxa have become defunct.
Imbecile
Imbecile was a medical category of people with moderate to severe intellectual disability, as well as a type of criminal. The term arises from the Latin word imbecillus, meaning weak, or weak-minded. ...
River Tigris (constellation)
River Tigris or Tigris (named after the Tigris river) was a constellation, introduced in 1612 (or 1613) by Petrus Plancius. One end was near the shoulder of Ophiuchus and the other was near Pegasus, ...
Dimitrov Constitution
The Dimitrov Constitution was the Constitution of Bulgaria in effect from 1947 to 1971. Georgi Dimitrov, after whom the document is named, guided the framing of the 1947 constitution on the model of t...
Reactivity–selectivity principle
In chemistry the reactivity–selectivity principle or RSP states that a more reactive chemical compound or reactive intermediate is less selective in chemical reactions. In this context selectivity rep...
Reactivity–selectivity principle - Wikipedia
1 koruna (World War II Bohemian and Moravian coin)
The 1 koruna coin was minted in the German protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia between 1941 and 1944 during World War II. Made entirely of zinc, the 1 koruna is an emergency issue type, similar to the...
1 koruna (World War II Bohemian and Moravian coin) - Wikipedia
Hirschsprung Collection
The Hirschsprung Collection (Danish: Den Hirschsprungske Samling) is an art museum in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is located in a parkland setting in Østre Anlæg, near the Danish National Gallery, and hou...
Hirschsprung Collection - Wikipedia
SuperDot
SuperDot was the electronic system used by the New York Stock Exchange to route market orders and limit orders from investors or their agents to a specialist located on the floor of the exchange. Supe...
Agriculture in East Germany
Agriculture in East Germany employed 10.8 percent of the labor force, received 7.4 percent of gross capital investments, and contributed 8.1 percent to the country's net product in 1985. Farms were us...