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  1. Theodoric

    Natural disasters strike Japan: 6.7 Earthquake & largest Typhoon in 25 years

    1dblGe2dosc SFwS1BovTPw 9 confirmed deaths and 40 more still missing due to the earthquake. The typhoon has killed an additional 11 people.
  2. Frank81

    Breaking: Luwian script on massive campaigns dating 1180 BC

    https://luwianstudies.org/ https://phys.org/news/2017-10-luwian-hieroglyphic-inscription-bronze-age.html You can get a preview of the book here https://www.academia.edu/34780430/Die_Luwier_und_der_Trojanische_Krieg_Eine_Entdeckungsgeschichte?auto=download In Amazon...
  3. Futurist

    PC: A Muslim-majority Russia due to massive Russian expansion in the 20th century?

    Would it have been plausible for Russia to avoid the Bolshevik Revolution during WWI (for instance, by having Kerensky side with Kornilov instead of arming the Bolsheviks) and then to expand so much over the next several decades (into Xinjiang, Afghanistan, Persia, et cetera--possibly as the...
  4. aldo12

    Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Found in City

    Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Found in City Slum
  5. Futurist

    Other cases of massive diaspora immigration (back) to the "homeland"?

    In the 20th century in our TL, we saw massive emigration (sometimes involuntary, in the case of ethnic Germans) of ethnic Germans (from Eastern Europe) to Germany, of ethnic Jews (primarily from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa) to Palestine/Israel, of ethnic Russians (from the other...
  6. Frank81

    Cologne: massive police deployment prevent mass sexual assaults, 01-01-2017

    Cologne police deny racial profiling after mass screening of North African men | The Independent There were 1,500 agents in the streets, in comparation to 140 past year. Trains with hundreds of Maghrebians were detained and sent back, in spite of that, 160 crimes, including 12 sexual assaults...
  7. F

    How and why were there so many massive empires in the middle east?

    The bulk of it is a barren desert and most of it's people lived a tribal/nomadic lifestyle. Sure there were large cities and sure it was at the crossroads of Asia, Europe, and African trade networks. That definitely made the people very rich but I don't see why so many people/empires fought so...
  8. Futurist

    Cases of Large-Scale Voluntary Ethnic Migration During the Second Millennium

    Exactly which cases of large-scale voluntary ethnic migration have there been during the second millennium (as in, during the years 1001 to 2000)? So far, I myself can think of: -The Medieval Ostsiedlung (ethnic Germans moving to Eastern Europe): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostsiedlung -The...
  9. Futurist

    Why didn't Italy & Japan lose massive amounts of their territory after World War II?

    Why didn't Italy & Japan lose massive amounts of their territory after World War II? Why didn't Italy and Japan lose massive amounts of their territory after World War II like Germany did?
  10. Kretan182

    Massive Treasure Find of Hundreds of Fatmid-Era Gold Coins

    Divers find 'priceless' hoard of gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coast | World news | The Guardian A treasure trove of nearly 2000 Fatmid-Era gold coins has been discovered near the site of Caesarea. The theory is that a shipwreck was carrying off all the goodies gathered by tax...
  11. The Alchemist

    Massive Asteroid to Pass Within 745,000 Miles of Earth

    Massive Asteroid 2004 BL86 to Pass Within 745,000 Miles of Earth - ABC News There has been a few close encounters in the past few years with asteroids, has there been some disturbance in the asteroid belt? Will there be more of these coming our way?
  12. Futurist

    Countries Which Experienced Massive "Demographic Devastation" During the 19th Century

    Countries Which Experienced Massive "Demographic Devastation" During the 19th Century This question is similar to a question which I asked here, but for the 19th century rather than for the 20th century...
  13. Futurist

    Countries Which Experienced Massive "Demographic Devastation" During the 20th Century

    Countries Which Experienced Massive "Demographic Devastation" During the 20th Century According to pages 297 and 298 of this report here: http://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol4/9/4-9.pdf , it is projected that Russia's population in 2000 would have been 258 million rather than 145...
  14. CosmoDodo

    Flexible Response or Massive Retaliation?

    Taking into account lives lost and money spent, Do you think the JFK's adoption of the Flexible Response defense strategy was a more suitable policy than Eisenhower's Massive retaliation doctrine?
  15. Menshevik

    A massive asteroid is set to hit Earth......

    Let's say NASA discovers that there is a asteroid that is on a trajectory that will cause it to collide with our planet. Upon discovery of said asteroid, the authorities determine that it's only a few weeks away from smashing into us. Do you tell the people? Or keep it under wraps, and prepare...
  16. M

    Alexander the Great's army stopped by the fear of India's massive elephant army?

    I heard that the reason the reason why Alexander's army stopped their Indian campaign is because the further kingdoms down south were much more powerful than anything they seen even more powerful than Persia or Porus. From the sources, it is said the Indian kindoms south of the Ganges could...
  17. K

    How massive was the Aryan immigration to Iran?

    How large was the scale of the Iranian/Aryan immigration to the Iranian plateau? Were the immigrants a few elites or a massive horde that overwhelmed the natives of Iran?
  18. civfanatic

    Even a midget nuke strike will lead to massive retaliation, India warns Pak

    NEW DELHI: India will retaliate massively even if Pakistan uses tactical nuclear weapons against it. With Pakistan developing "tactical" nuclear warheads, that is, miniaturizing its weapons to be carried on short-range missiles, India will protect its security interests by retaliating to a...
  19. nikitakakorin

    WI: what if the scientists in Antarctica hit a massive oil well?

    Imagine this, a scientist and his team are drilling a subglacial lake for bacteria when they hear a loud boom. And oil starts shooting through the ice. The scientists are overwhelmed. In the modern political world, what would happen?:cool:
  20. Earl_of_Rochester

    Massive Roman Find In London!

    BBC News - In pictures: London's 'deepest' Roman excavation finds I need to get up there, I wonder if they need any volunteers? :cool: BBC News - 'Entire streets' of Roman London uncovered in the City Fat chance of it actually becoming a site of historical significance then...