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On This Day: August 4th

On this day in 1914, Britain declared war on Germany following the German invasion of Belgium. The invasion of Belgium (to get to France in order to execute the Schlieffen Plan) tipped the balance due to the 1839 agreement by Britain to guarantee both Belgium’s neutrality and independence.  14 more words

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Day 173 - Embrace the Dark Side - The Far Side of the Moon Prompt

The earth is very different from the near side,the near side is covered in maria or seas, where as the far side hardly has any. The crust is also thicker on the far side, which helps to provide a reason for less maria, as the surface is harder to penetrate. 325 more words

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