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Tuesday 10th February 1846

“The Queen Victoria has been married six years this day. The Sikhs were defeated a second time by the British troops who drove them across the River Sutlej, capturing 67 cannons and upwards 200 camel swivels. 

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Victorial Memorial: Reminiscent of ages past

Victoria Memorial is a large marble building in Kolkata, dedicated to Queen Victoria after her death. Built of the same marble in the Taj, the palatial building and the gardens are all reminiscent of the British era in India. 90 more words

Travel

10 Bizarre Facts about Shoes That Will Blow Your Mind

As an enthusiast of funky shoes, have you ever wondered about the story behind each style? We have gathered together ten shoe facts that will surely blow your mind… they might even make you want to go shopping for more! 393 more words

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Colour your World: Gold

Over the next three months, as part of Jennifer Nicole Wells “Colour Your World”, I will be joining in with 120 Days of Crayola. Every day a different colour from the Crayola crayon pack.

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report: Superbowl Edition

The Superbowl was yesterday, and it was extra rough getting a Box Office Report out for whatever reason we keep doing the Box Office Report. 341 more words

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Second Draft: Cannons were fired on Île-Ste-Hélène to honour Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837 and now, on Jan. 22, 1901, she was dead. Generations of Montrealers, like others among her subjects around the world, had known no other monarch. 607 more words

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Who was the first to set foot on both Poles, North and South?

Textbooks teach us it was the Norwegian Roald Amundsen. And history does not deny that, although it tells a somewhat different story. 422 more words

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