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Google History – we don’t recall key dates from history because we ‘Google it’ instead

Our ability to instantly recall key dates in history is all but dead – because we’d rather ‘Google-It’, it has been shown. The worrying trend was revealed following research which found a large percentage of us are clueless about the dates of world-changing historical events. The research carried out among 2,000 adults found fewer than [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

The moon landing and Queen’s coronation among greatest moments in TV history

Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon has been hailed as the greatest moment in television history. The dark, grainy footage, showing the US astronaut stepping onto the lunar surface whilst declaring: ‘One small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind’, was beamed around the world on July 21, 1969. England’s famous 1966 [...]


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Delia Smith was married to Henry VIII, Nick Knowles built the pyramids- according to teens

Clueless teenagers believe Delia Smith, Jerry Hall and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall were among Henry VIII’s wives, research has revealed. The shocking lack of knowledge emerged in a study carried out among 2,000 11 to 16 year olds, which also found many are unaware of the Gunpowder Plot or which countries were involved in WWII. [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

The beer that’s fit for a King

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Greene King head brewer John Bexon proudly shows a 75-year-old ale which never went on sale – because it was brewed to celebrate the coronation of Edward VIII – the king who was never crowned. The Suffolk brewer’s Coronation Ale was due to be sold around Britain to commemorate the historic anniversary of the king’s [...]


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