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Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:56AM Paul Allen Helps Find Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Musashi Off Philippines
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @09:42AM Microsoft Translator Now Supports Yucatec Maya and Querétaro Otomi Language
Monday January 26, 2015 @05:38PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Sunday January 25, 2015 @04:47PM A Call That Made History, 100 Years Ago Today
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Sunday January 18, 2015 @10:29AM Winston Churchill's Scientists
Sunday January 11, 2015 @04:50PM Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy
Thursday January 01, 2015 @09:59AM Vast Nazi Facility Uncovered In Austria; Purported A-Bomb Development Site
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:52PM Belize's "Blue Hole" Reveals Clues To Maya's Demise
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @11:05PM How a Massachusetts Man Invented the Global Ice Market
Thursday December 18, 2014 @10:24AM Did Alcatraz Escapees Survive? Computer Program Says They Might Have
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:51PM New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism
Friday November 28, 2014 @02:54AM Edsac Goes Live, At UK's National Museum of Computing
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:52PM Real Steampunk Computer Brought Back To Life
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:48PM Khrushchev's 1959 Visit To IBM
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:23PM Researchers Claim Metal "Patch" Found On Pacific Island Is From Amelia Earhart
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:39PM Century Old Antarctic Expedition Notebook Found Underneath Ice
Friday October 24, 2014 @08:26PM Peter Kuran:Visual Effects Artist and Atomic Bomb Archivist
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:18PM 6,000 Year Old Temple Unearthed In Ukraine
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:24AM Xerox Alto Source Code Released To Public
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:48PM New Music Discovered In Donkey Kong For Arcade
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @01:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:23AM Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:54PM Hidden Archeology of Stonehenge Revealed In New Geophysical Map
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:06AM New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:27AM Heinz Zemanek Passes At 94
Thursday July 10, 2014 @05:13PM The Oatmeal Convinces Elon Musk To Donate $1 Million To Tesla Museum
Monday June 30, 2014 @01:11AM The Internet's Own Boy
Sunday June 29, 2014 @03:55PM EDSAC Diagrams Rediscovered
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:12PM The Profoundly Weird, Gender-Specific Roots of the Turing Test
Monday June 09, 2014 @05:33PM DNA Study: First Farmers Were Also Sailors
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:28PM Rising Sea Levels Uncover Japanese War Dead In Marshall Islands
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:28PM Tetris Turns 30
Friday March 21, 2014 @06:22PM Origins of Blarney Stone Revealed
Saturday March 08, 2014 @08:03PM The Brief Rise and Long Fall of Russia's Robot Tank
Friday March 07, 2014 @10:37PM How Tutankhamun's DNA Became a Battleground
Friday March 07, 2014 @08:57PM Einstein's Lost Model of the Universe Discovered 'Hiding In Plain Sight'
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:48AM Online Database Allows Scientists To Recreate Early Telescopes
Thursday February 13, 2014 @01:37PM Vikings' Secret Code Cracked
Sunday February 09, 2014 @12:26PM Britain's Eastern Coast Yields Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:27AM Bletchley Park's Bitter Dispute Over Its Future
Thursday January 16, 2014 @02:24PM Previously-Unseen Photos of Challenger Disaster Appear Online
Thursday December 26, 2013 @02:03PM The Archaeology of Beer
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @09:43AM First Hard Evidence for the Process of Cat Domestication
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:19AM Scientists Uncover 3,700-Year-Old Wine Cellar
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @08:29AM 1.5 Million Pages of Ancient Manuscripts Online
Monday December 02, 2013 @08:41PM Reverse Engineering the Technical and Artistic Genius of Painter Jan Vermeer
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:38AM Building a (Virtual) Roman Emperor's Villa
Monday November 18, 2013 @06:23PM Ancient Egyptians Created "Meat Mummies" So Dead Could Continue To Eat
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:27AM Britain's Conservatives Scrub Speeches from the Internet
Saturday November 02, 2013 @01:42PM Microspotting: Inside the Microsoft Archives
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:30PM The Internet Archive Switches To HTTPS Connections By Default
Thursday October 10, 2013 @01:57PM Most Cave Paintings Were Painted By Women, Says Penn State Researcher
Sunday October 06, 2013 @12:34PM Over 100 Missing Episodes of Doctor Who Located
Friday September 27, 2013 @06:40PM Declassified NSA Docs Shed Light On Cold War (And Modern) Operations
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:02PM USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document
Sunday August 25, 2013 @05:52PM Ostrich-Egg Globe Believed Oldest To Show New World
Thursday August 01, 2013 @04:38PM Queen's WWIII Speech Revealed
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:53AM Sunken WWI U-Boats a Bonanza For Historians
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:15AM Oldest Lunar Calendar Found In Scotland
Sunday July 14, 2013 @10:15PM In India, the Dot Dash Is Done
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:02PM When Space Weather Attacks Earth
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @09:33AM Why Engineering Freshmen Should Take Humanities Courses
Sunday June 16, 2013 @05:23PM Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle
Saturday June 08, 2013 @01:15PM Gaming Roots: MUD and the Birth of MMOs
Friday June 07, 2013 @10:52AM Atomic Bombs Help Solve Brain Mystery
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @06:10PM Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @09:08AM Computer Network Piecing Together a Jigsaw of Ancient Jewish Lore
Sunday May 19, 2013 @07:07PM Military Dolphins Discover 1800s Torpedo
Tuesday May 14, 2013 @08:59AM Mayan Pyramid In Belize Leveled By Construction Crew
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:15AM "The Kissinger Cables": WikiLeaks Releases 1.7M Historical Records
Sunday April 07, 2013 @12:14PM Extended TeX: Past, Present, and Future
Saturday April 06, 2013 @09:56PM British Library To Archive One Billion UK Websites
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @10:07AM Alan Kay Says iPad Betrays Xerox PARC Vision
Thursday March 21, 2013 @08:03AM Declassified LBJ Tapes Accuse Richard Nixon of Treason
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @08:54AM Don't Write Them Off: A Palm Retrospective
Monday March 11, 2013 @06:19AM For Jane's, Gustav Weißkopf's 1901 Liftoff Displaces Wright Bros.
Saturday March 09, 2013 @04:08AM Computer History Museum Wants to Preserve Minitel History
Saturday January 26, 2013 @11:43PM What Alfred Russel Wallace Really Thought About Darwin
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @10:32AM One-of-a-Kind Chemistry Autograph Collection Goes Digital
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @10:20AM Islamist Hackers Shut Down Egyptology Research Journal
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @01:12PM Origin of Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' Line Revealed
Sunday December 30, 2012 @10:58AM Early Apple Designs Revealed, Courtesy of Hartmut Esslinger
Saturday December 29, 2012 @11:17AM Bletchley Park Codebreaker Honored
Monday December 24, 2012 @12:30AM World's Oldest Wooden Water Wells Discovered
Sunday December 16, 2012 @04:23PM WW2 Pigeon Code Decrypted By Canadian?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @04:54PM Humans Have Been Eating Cheese For At Least 7,500 Years
Thursday December 06, 2012 @01:54PM Tour the Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum (Video)
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:01AM Historians Propose National Park To Preserve Manhattan Project Sites
Friday November 23, 2012 @06:16PM After Weeks of Trying, UK Cryptographers Fail To Crack WWII Code
Thursday September 13, 2012 @08:59AM World's First Color Moving Pictures Discovered
Saturday August 25, 2012 @03:22PM Astronaut Neil Armstrong Has Died
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @09:17AM Correcting the Record: the Government's Role In the Internet
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @05:52PM The Web Is Not the Internet
Thursday July 12, 2012 @09:17AM Earliest Americans Arrived In Waves, DNA Study Finds
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:50AM Has a Biochem Undergrad Solved a Cosmic Radiation Mystery?
Monday June 25, 2012 @07:31AM A Look At the "Information Superhighway," As It Looked In 1985
Sunday June 24, 2012 @01:34PM Turing Archive Director Questions Alan Turing Suicide Report
Friday June 22, 2012 @12:51PM A Universal Turing Machine In 100 Punchcards
Saturday June 16, 2012 @12:39AM Looking Back At Australia's First Digital Computer
Monday June 04, 2012 @06:34AM New Evidence Indicates Amelia Earhart Survived For a Time on Pacific Atoll
Thursday May 24, 2012 @02:01PM NASA To Future Lunar Explorers: Don't Mess With Our Moon Stuff
Sunday May 20, 2012 @10:37PM Disentangling Facts From Fantasy In the World of Edison and Tesla
Friday May 18, 2012 @02:44AM GMU Prof Teaches How To Falsify Wikipedia — and Get Caught
Thursday May 10, 2012 @08:34AM Jars of Irradiated Russian Animals Find a New Purpose
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:49AM The Greatest Machine Never Built
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:33AM Face Recognition Maps History Via Art
Friday April 27, 2012 @07:20PM Squadron of Lost WWII Spitfires To Be Exhumed In Burma
Saturday April 07, 2012 @11:25AM CPU DB: Looking At 40 Years of Processor Improvements
Thursday April 05, 2012 @08:11AM Young Butchered Mammoth Discovered In Siberia
Thursday March 22, 2012 @09:26AM University Makes 80,000 Einstein Documents Publicly Available
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @12:03PM Satellites Expose 8,000 Years of Civilization
Thursday March 15, 2012 @09:22AM Berkeley HTML5 Timeline Tool Can Show a Day, Or the Lifetime of the Universe
Sunday February 26, 2012 @03:31PM Study Suggests Climate Change-Induced Drought Caused the Mayan Collapse
Thursday February 23, 2012 @12:06PM Interrupted Sleep Might Be the Best Kind
Thursday February 09, 2012 @12:30PM Sponsor a Valve On Colossus
Saturday January 07, 2012 @10:33AM Want To Get Kids Interested In Programming? Teach Them Computer History
Thursday January 05, 2012 @09:10AM Looking Back At the Commodore 64
Friday November 11, 2011 @07:02PM 60 Years of Business Computing Started With Tea Shops
Monday October 31, 2011 @08:11AM Dennis Ritchie Day
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @11:10AM Copiale Cipher Decoded
Saturday September 24, 2011 @10:15AM Work Underway To Finally Build Babbage's Analytical Engine
Friday September 23, 2011 @11:09PM Australian Aboriginal DNA Suggests 70,000-Year History
Thursday September 15, 2011 @10:25AM NRO To Declassify Cold-War Spy-Sat Tech
Tuesday September 13, 2011 @08:50AM NASA Sells Space Food, Shuttle Tiles To Schools
Saturday September 10, 2011 @12:44PM New Skeleton Finds May Revamp History of Human Evolution
Saturday September 03, 2011 @12:31AM Newly Digitized Film Shows Ed Catmull's 3D Graphics From 1972
Thursday September 01, 2011 @02:05PM Scientists Sequence Black Death Bacteria
Tuesday August 30, 2011 @02:18AM The Copyright Nightmare of 'I Have a Dream'
Monday August 08, 2011 @03:10PM Bletchley Park Finds a Saviour In Google
Thursday July 28, 2011 @01:22AM Crowdsourcing Ancient Egyptian Scrolls
Monday July 18, 2011 @03:07PM Queen Elizabeth Sets a Code-Breaking Challenge
Thursday July 07, 2011 @01:23PM Scientists Play World's Oldest Commercial Recording
Monday July 04, 2011 @12:05PM America: Like It Or Unfriend It
Thursday June 30, 2011 @02:02PM Plan To Test Shakespeare Remains For Marijuana
Monday June 20, 2011 @07:19PM Google To Digitize, Make Available British Library's Historical Holdings
Monday June 06, 2011 @10:37AM Palin Fans Deface Paul Revere Wikipedia Page
Monday June 06, 2011 @10:36AM Usenet With a 30 Year Lag
Sunday June 05, 2011 @12:03PM Wikileaks Cables Say No Bloodshed Inside Tiananmen Square
Friday June 03, 2011 @02:48AM Linux Video Tutorials From 1995
Thursday May 26, 2011 @01:35PM Tunny Code-Breaker Rebuilt At Bletchley Park
Friday May 13, 2011 @10:35PM Telehack Re-Creates the Internet of 25 Years Ago
Thursday May 12, 2011 @07:04PM Museum Helps Domesday Reloaded Project
Monday May 09, 2011 @05:50AM Marking 125 Years Since the Great Gauge Change
Saturday April 30, 2011 @10:31PM Idle: Fairytale Character Map Raises Ire In Russia and Ukraine
Saturday April 30, 2011 @06:23PM Russia and Ukraine squabble over fairytale charact
Wednesday April 27, 2011 @05:33AM The iPad's Progenitor — 123 Years Ago
Friday April 08, 2011 @07:37PM Smithsonian Gets Tiny Robots
Tuesday April 05, 2011 @06:16PM Britain's Oldest Working Television For Sale
Friday April 01, 2011 @10:03PM The 30th Anniversary of Osborne Computer
Saturday February 26, 2011 @11:08AM How Sun Bought Apple Computer (Almost)
Thursday February 03, 2011 @01:52PM 1948 Mayor To MIT: Use Flamethrowers To Melt Snow?
Friday January 28, 2011 @11:37PM A Lego Replica of the Antikythera Mechanism
Friday January 14, 2011 @07:05AM EDSAC Computer To Be Rebuilt
Tuesday January 11, 2011 @02:11PM Playmate Photo From Apollo 12 Up For Auction
Thursday December 16, 2010 @10:05PM Scientists Identify Head of France's King Henry IV
Thursday December 16, 2010 @11:56AM Smithsonian Celebrates 50 Years of COBOL
Wednesday December 15, 2010 @09:18AM Archaeologists Find 2,400-Year-Old Soup
Tuesday December 14, 2010 @02:14PM Watch 200 Years of Global Growth In 4 Minutes
Monday November 29, 2010 @02:40PM Cambridge Computer IDs World's Most Boring Day
Thursday November 25, 2010 @11:51AM 60 Years of Hamming Codes
Tuesday November 23, 2010 @06:28AM The Software That Failed To Compete With Windows
Tuesday November 16, 2010 @05:21PM Fight Begins To Save Turing Papers
Saturday November 13, 2010 @03:44AM Fight Begins To Secure Turing Papers For Bletchley Park Museum
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @12:19PM Digital Archaeology Show Reveals 'Lost' Web Sites
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @12:05PM Digital Archaeology Show Reveals 'Lost' Web Sites
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @02:01AM How Allies Used Math Against German Tanks
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @11:25PM Badgers Digging Up Ancient Human Remains
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @08:22PM Sir Isaac Newton, Alchemist
Saturday October 09, 2010 @10:51AM Audio Analysis Brings New Revelations From Kent State Shooting
Friday October 08, 2010 @07:57PM Watch the 1st American Newsreel of Sputnik Launch
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @02:25PM Berlin Wall 'Death Strip' Game Sparks Outrage In Germany
Tuesday September 21, 2010 @06:58PM Looking Back At OS X's Origins
Thursday September 09, 2010 @11:04PM Wikipedia Entry Turned Into Actual Encyclopedia
Wednesday September 01, 2010 @06:39AM Ancient Nubians Drank Antibiotic-Laced Beer
Wednesday August 18, 2010 @10:38AM Did Sea Life Arise Twice?
Saturday August 14, 2010 @11:58AM 100-year-old Scotch pulled from frozen crate - Yah
Thursday August 05, 2010 @01:05PM Churchill Accused of Sealing UFO Files, Fearing Public Panic
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @03:06PM Artist Photoshops Scenes From WWII Into Present Day
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @02:47AM King Tut's Chariot a Marvel of Ancient Engineering
Saturday July 24, 2010 @09:00PM The Amiga Turns 25
Sunday July 18, 2010 @07:12AM Developing a Niche Online-Content Indexing System?
Sunday July 04, 2010 @07:42AM The Secrets of the Chaocipher Finally Revealed
Saturday July 03, 2010 @03:35PM Spectral Imaging Reveals Jefferson Nixed 'Subjects' for 'Citizens'
Tuesday June 29, 2010 @02:59AM Science Historian Deciphers Plato's Code
Friday June 18, 2010 @12:07PM 80-Year-Old Edison Recording Resurrected
Thursday June 10, 2010 @02:46PM New Declassification Process To Open 400 Million Pages of Records
Saturday June 05, 2010 @01:39AM UK Gov't Spending Details Now Online
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @04:50AM The Muppets' 1967 IBM Sales Films
Friday May 28, 2010 @12:16PM Where Were You When PLATO Was Born?
Friday May 28, 2010 @11:48AM When the US Government Built Ultra-Safe Cars
Friday May 21, 2010 @11:23AM Bill Gates's The Road Ahead, 15 Years Later
Wednesday May 05, 2010 @05:23AM The Fight to Remove Old "Home and Garden" Piece On Hitler
Tuesday April 27, 2010 @05:46AM The Big Technical Mistakes of History
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:38PM Groklaw Will Be Archived At Library of Congress
Sunday April 04, 2010 @03:45PM Cold War Warrantless Wiretapping
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @07:28PM Students To Live Like Ancient Roman Gladiators
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @04:41PM Digitizing and Geocoding Old Maps?
Saturday February 27, 2010 @04:40PM US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

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