Portal:Society/DYK

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The former Royal Assurance Society office at 163 North Street, Brighton

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An emaciated child and adult

  • ... that emaciation (pictured) is referred to as "shosha roga" in India, where more than 200 million people are affected by malnutrition?
  • ... that the Prison Officers Association threatened a job action when it was announced that both Birmingham and Oakwood Prisons were to be contracted to security company G4S?
  • ... that Albanian philosopher and poet Arshi Pipa was imprisoned for ten years because he antagonized the communist regime in Albania with his recitation of a verse by Goethe?
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Yuezhi king and attendants

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The city block across the street south of the bazaar halls burned down in 1858. The old firewatch building is seen behind to the left.

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Buryat people

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The Great Match by J F Herring: "Volti" is beaten by "The Flyer"

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The Quiapo Church, which is fronted by Plaza Miranda

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Eccentric flint on display in Brussels

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Ghana

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McLeave's Lock on the Lagan Canal

  • ... that the Lagan Canal (pictured) was once one of the most successful canals in Ireland but closed in the 1950s after succumbing to competition from road and rail transport?
  • ... that in response to the Norwegian butter crisis, Danish people have donated thousands of packs to butter-starved Norwegians?
  • ... that Natchez Indians attacked French colonists in Louisiana in 1729, killing over 240 people?
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Leiden

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Constitution of May 3, 1791

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Tuareg people

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Akershus Fortress

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Muscogee people

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The 1958 Honda Super Cub

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The pale wolfberry (Lycium pallidum)

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Rainforest ecosystems are rich in biodiversity. This is the Gambia River in Senegal's Niokolo-Koba National Park.

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Confederate Memorial Monument in Montgomery, Alabama

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Adriatic Sklavinia c. 800 AD according to Nada Klaić - the nucleus of the Zahumlje principality

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