31 março 2017

Split the Universe


Just now, before you hit the button, two future universes are possible. After pressing the button, though, you will live in only one. A real-web version of the famous Schrödinger's cat experiment, clicking the red button in the featured astronaut image should transform that image into a picture of the same astronaut holding one of two cats -- one living, or one dead. The timing of your click, combined with the wiring of your brain and the millisecond timing of your device, will all conspire together to create a result dominated, potentially, by the randomness of quantum mechanics. Some believe that your personally-initiated quantum decision will split the universe in two, and that both the live-cat and dead-cat universes exist in separate parts of a larger multiverse. Others believe that the result of your click will collapse the two possible universes into one -- in a way that could not have been predicted beforehand. Yet others believe that the universe is classically deterministic, so that by pressing the button you did not really split the universe, but just carried out an action predestined since time began. We at APOD believe that however foolish you may feel clicking the red button, and regardless of the outcome, you should have a happy April Fool's Day.

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SIMPATIA PARA BRONQUITE ASMÁTICA

SIMPATIA PARA BRONQUITE ASMÁTICA material: gengibrebeterrabapanela com águapano limpoPara fazer essa simpatia, você vai usar os itens acima, e a receita desses elementos mais a oração que esta escrita abaixo. Faça a simpatia com fé e se feita com muita vontade dá certo!Comece fervendo a água da panela com a beterraba dentro. Alguns minutos depois, coloque o gengibre e deixe por 5 minutos.

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The Netherlands were once crazy about flowers – but not...



The Netherlands were once crazy about flowers – but not just any flower. Only tulips, and their precious, precious bulbs, were traded and sold on the stock market. A sharp increase in tulip demand created a boom in prices. You may have heard about how the rarest and most prized tulips could serve as a woman’s dowry, or buy a house! But like all bubbles, this one popped. And in just about 100 days! 

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Dr. Nancy Grace Roman, Astronomer


Dr. Nancy Grace Roman is shown with a model of the Orbiting Solar Observatory (OSO) in 1962. She was the first Chief of Astronomy in the Office of Space Science at NASA Headquarters and the first woman to hold an executive position at NASA. She had oversight for the planning and development of programs including the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Carved in the early 400s, in what is today Jakarta, Indonesia,...



Carved in the early 400s, in what is today Jakarta, Indonesia, this stone contains information about civic hydraulic projects. It records the irrigation and water drainage project of the Candrabaga river by the order of Rajadirajaguru, and the water project on the Candrabaga and Gomati rivers by the order of King Purnawarman in the 22nd year of his reign.  The king ordered the digging project to straighten and widen the rivers and create canals, in order to avoid flooding in the wet season and to provide needed water in the dry season. Today the stone resides in the National Museum of Indonesia.

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March 31st 1492: Spanish expulsionOn this day in 1492, the...







March 31st 1492: Spanish expulsion

On this day in 1492, the joint Catholic monarchs of Spain - Ferdinand and Isabella - issued the Alhambra Decree. This decree ordered the expulsion of all Jews who refused to convert to Christianity from the Spanish kingdoms of Castile and Aragon by July 31st. This measure was pushed for by the monarchs’ adviser Tomas de Torquemada, who spearheaded the Spanish Inquisition aimed at rooting out heresy. Ferdinand and Isabella agreed to the expulsion after successfully completing the reconquista - the unification of Spain under Christian rule - with the conquest of Granada. The majority of the nearly 200,000 Spanish Jews chose to leave the country rather than renounce their religion and culture. Many of these Sephardic Jews moved to Turkey, Africa, and elsewhere in Europe, though they often encountered violence as they tried to leave the country. The Jews who remained became conversos, suffering harassment and mistrust. The policy of religious conformity continued in 1502, when Spanish Muslims were also ordered to convert to Christianity. The Alhambra Decree was formally revoked by the Second Vatican Council in 1968, as part of a general attempt by the Spanish government to make amends for the painful legacy of the expulsion.

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3D 67P


Get out your red/cyan glasses and gaze across the surface of Churyumov-Gerasimenko, aka Comet 67P. The stereo anaglyph was created by combining two images from the Rosetta spacecraft's narrow angle OSIRIS camera taken on September 22, 2014. Stark and jagged, the 3D landscape is found along the Seth region of the comet's double-lobed nucleus. It spans about 985 x 820 meters, pocked by circular ridges, depressions, and flattened areas strewn with boulders and debris. The large steep-walled circular pit in the foreground is 180 meters in diameter. Rosetta's mission to the comet ended in September 2016 when the spacecraft was commanded to a controlled impact with the comet's surface.

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30 março 2017

Mais um ano já está indo embora... Como assim?

Meus amigos e minhas amigas! 2017 já está indo!
Um quarto deste ano já foi, são 12 meses do ano, 3 MESES JÁ FORAM!!

Já estamos entrando em ABRIL!!!
E o tempo cruel, não dá pause, assusta pensar que em um piscar de olhos, já estaremos aí no meio do ano, avançando já para os meses finais!

Por isso, não se esqueça! Não perca tempo com besteiras, procure aproveitar mais a vida.
O melhor da vida é viver!

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Skateboarding in New York City, 1965.



Skateboarding in New York City, 1965.

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Competitive by Nature

Smoke isn’t good for your lungs, everyone knows that. But smoke isn’t as bad as it could be. Researchers have identified enzymes in humans which break down potentially harmful polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, which we breath in with smoke from campfires or absorb when eating burned or charred meat. Our ancient hominin cousins, the Neanderthals, did not have this advantage.

So while Neanderthals, like Homo Sapiens, could light and control fires only we developed ways to deal with the resulting toxins and prevent (to a degree) smoke-related respiratory infections, fertility problems, and mortality. In the long run that gives us the advantage.

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Robotics Work on Space Station Set Up Thursday Spacewalk


The Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 (PMA-3) is in the grip of the International Space Station's Canadarm2 robotic arm during its relocation and attachment to the station's Harmony module on March 26,2017. A spacewalk by NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson, which began at 7:29 a.m., will finalize the PMA-3 cable connections on Harmony.

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Your Amazing Hands

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March 30th 1979: Airey Neave killedOn this day in 1979, the...







March 30th 1979: Airey Neave killed

On this day in 1979, the Shadow Secretary for Northern Ireland Airey Neave was assassinated by a car bomb aged 63. Neave was elected as a Conservative Member of Parliament for Abingdon in 1953, and in the mid 1970s helped lead the effort to install Margaret Thatcher as party leader. At the time of Neave’s death, the Conservatives were the opposition party to the Labour government of James Callaghan but the Conservatives were poised to win the upcoming election, which would have elevated Neave to the cabinet. Neave was known for his tough, anti-IRA policies, which invoked the ire of republican paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland. As the politician was leaving the House of Commons car park, a bomb attached to his car exploded, and he subsequently died from his injuries. The noise from the explosion could be heard in the Commons, which led to a suspension of proceedings as MPs rushed to the windows to see what had happened. The Irish National Liberation Army claimed responsibility for the murder. The incident occurred at the height of the Troubles, which saw conflict in Northern Ireland over the country’s relationship to Britain.

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Young Stars and Dusty Nebulae in Taurus


This complex of dusty nebulae lingers along the edge of the Taurus molecular cloud, a mere 450 light-years distant. Stars are forming on the cosmic scene. Composed from almost 40 hours of image data, the 2 degree wide telescopic field of view includes some youthful T-Tauri class stars embedded in the remnants of their natal clouds at the right. Millions of years old and still going through stellar adolescence, the stars are variable in brightness and in the late phases of their gravitational collapse. Their core temperatures will rise to sustain nuclear fusion as they grow into stable, low mass, main sequence stars, a stage of stellar evolution achieved by our middle-aged Sun about 4.5 billion years ago. Another youthful variable star, V1023 Tauri, can be spotted on the left. Within its yellowish dust cloud, it lies next to the striking blue reflection nebula Cederblad 30, also known as LBN 782. Just above the bright bluish reflection nebula is dusty dark nebula Barnard 7.

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29 março 2017

Arctic Inuit and Native Americans carry a specific genetic...



Arctic Inuit and Native Americans carry a specific genetic adaptation for severe cold climates. It allows the body to generate heat from a specific type of body fat. This gene, from Greenland Inuits, was compared to DNA from ancient Neanderthals and Denisovians in a recent study. The results suggest that the genetic advantage came from an archaic, extinct hominid population, probably related to Denisovians.

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Settling, trading, and raiding from Afghanistan to Canada, the Vikings visited what are today 37...

Settling, trading, and raiding from Afghanistan to Canada, the Vikings visited what are today 37 countries!

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The Splitting of the Dunes


The mound in the center of this Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter image appears to have blocked the path of the dunes as they marched south (north is to the left in this image) across the scene. Smaller dunes run perpendicular to some of the larger-scale dunes, probably indicating a shift in wind directions in this area.

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March 29th 1879: Battle of KambulaOn this day in 1879, the...





March 29th 1879: Battle of Kambula

On this day in 1879, the Battle of Kambula occurred, marking a decisive moment in the Anglo-Zulu War. The war in South Africa began in 1878 after the murder of several British citizens by Zulus and the Zulu king’s refusal to hand over the perpetrators for trial. However, authorities in Britain had long been seeking pretense to launch an assault on the Zulu Kingdom to consolidate British rule in the area. The indigenous Zulu warriors had some initial success against the European invaders, including at the battle of Isandlwana in January 1879, though this victory was offset by defeat at Rourke’s Drift. Wary of the enemy, British forces in the Zulu Kingdom led by Evelyn Wood fortified an area near Kambula. On March 29th the Zulu army launched an attack on the British position, but their advance was halted by a British mounted force. The Zulu forces continued their attack, and 11,000 fighters charged head-on into a hail of British fire. They sustained heavy losses, but the Zulu army successfully exerted pressure on the British stronghold and forced the defenders to retreat. Despite putting up a considerable attack, the Zulu forces were eventually forced to retreat under British fire. The battle was a decisive British victory, with the defenders losing 29 soldiers and the Zulu up to 3,000. Kambula also severely weakened the Zulu forces, allowing the British to ultimately defeat the Zulu and imprison their king in July. British victory spelled the end of the independence of the Zulu nation in South Africa.

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As influências da Lua na Magia e também na realidade

Sem dúvidas entre as perguntas que nos fazem,  uma questões que lideram é sobre as influências de Lua, e por isso, vamos colocar na nossa lista de artigos que pretendemos escrever em breve.

Infelizmente, a correria do dia-a-dia tem nos deixado com uma infinidade de questões para tratar, mas fica essa dívida para em breve falar com toda a profundidade necessária sobre a Lua.

Veja também: Magia cigana para despertar ou aumentar a paixão

E mais do que simplesmente falar sobre ela na magia, vamos falar também do que existe de cientificamente comprovado de influências da lua.
Nós vamos pesquisar com grande profundidade sobre isso quanto trouxermos uma matéria completa. E existe uma infinidade de estudos sobre as influências da lua, sem falar nas superstições e mitos.
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28 março 2017

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Fantasma aparece dentro de carro vazio

Um entusiasta de carros ficou bastante surpreso ao encontrar o que parece ser um fantasma em uma foto recente que havia tirado de seu veículo.

A imagem peculiar, que foi recentemente compartilhada em um fórum de discussão pela internet, mostra o que parece ser um rosto estranho espreitando para fora da janela do passageiro dianteiro do carro.

“Meu amigo estava olhando o rolo de sua câmera e encontrou esta foto que ele tirou do carro dele e de seu amigo”, ela escreveu.

“Ele estava sentado no restaurante do outro lado da rua e estava tirando uma foto de seu carro porque era novo e ele é um típico garoto que ama seu carro”.

“Ele percebeu que parecia haver uma pessoa no carro, que estava completamente vazio no momento.”

“Eu disse que parecia que alguém estava inclinado em seu carro e ele disse que definitivamente não havia ninguém porque ele teria certamente pedido para sair!”

“De qualquer maneira, só pensei em compartilhar porque, mesmo que não seja nada, parecia muito assustador para nós!”



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Mulher culpa avistamento de Pé Grande por acidente de carro

Uma motorista não identificada atropelou um animal com seu carro após ficar distraída com um “bicho peludo”.

O incidente, que aconteceu no condado de Latah, Ohio (EUA), na quarta-feira à noite, começou quando a mulher, cujo nome não foi liberado, viu uma criatura de 2,5 metros de altura perseguindo alguns veados ao longo da estrada.

Ao olhar para seu espelho retrovisor em um esforço de obter uma melhor visão para a criatura, ela ficou momentaneamente distraída e acabou colidindo com um dos cervos que havia atravessado a rua.

Mesmo após sofrer uma pequena lesão no pescoço, ela continuou dirigindo e pegou o marido do trabalho antes de ir ao escritório do xerife local para relatar o que tinha acontecido.

Uma investigação não revelou nenhuma evidência de uma criatura desconhecida no local do incidente.



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Astronauta da Apollo: ‘ETs nunca nos visitaram’

Alan Bean, uma das apenas 12 pessoas a andar na Lua, não acredita que alguma vez fomos visitados por alienígenas.

A quarta pessoa a pisar na superfície lunar, Alan Bean voou para a Lua em novembro de 1969 como parte da missão Apollo 12 ao lado de Charles Conrad e Richard F. Gordon.

Apesar de se aventurar fora do mundo, no entanto, opiniões de Bean sobre as possibilidades de visitação extraterrestre permaneceram bastante mais terráqueas do que suas próprias experiências de espaço.

“Eu não acredito que qualquer pessoa do espaço exterior já tenha visitado a Terra”, disse ele durante uma entrevista recente com um jornal australiano.

“Uma das razões pelas quais eu não acredito que tenham estado aqui está no fato de que as civilizações mais avançadas são mais altruístas e amigáveis, então eles teriam desembarcado e dito: ‘viemos em paz e sabemos de por meio de nossos estudos que você tem câncer que mata as pessoas, resolvemos esse problema há 50 anos, aqui está o gadget que colocamos no peito de uma pessoa que vai curá-lo, vamos mostrar como fazê-lo”.

Apesar disso, Bean continua sendo um firme crente na possibilidade de vida em outras partes do universo.

“Há tantos bilhões de estrelas e essas estrelas têm planetas à sua volta, então deve haver estatisticamente muitos planetas em torno de muitas estrelas que formaram a vida”, disse ele.



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King of Wings Hoodoo under the Milky Way


This rock structure is not only surreal -- it's real. The reason it's not more famous is that it is, perhaps, smaller than one might guess: the capstone rock overhangs only a few meters. Even so, the King of Wings outcrop, located in New Mexico, USA, is a fascinating example of an unusual type of rock structure called a hoodoo. Hoodoos may form when a layer of hard rock overlays a layer of eroding softer rock. Figuring out the details of incorporating this hoodoo into a night-sky photoshoot took over a year. Besides waiting for a suitably picturesque night behind a sky with few clouds, the foreground had to be artificially lit just right relative to the natural glow of the background. After much planning and waiting, the final shot, featured here, was taken in May 2016. Mimicking the horizontal bar, the background sky features the band of our Milky Way Galaxy stretching overhead.

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Catherine de Medici is remembered as the woman who introduced...





Catherine de Medici is remembered as the woman who introduced France to the fork. But it was slow to catch on. When Catherine’s son Henry III was crowned, he was regarded as effete and possibly homosexual, and his use of a fork was considered evidence of his less-than-manly preferences.

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Black Hole Accreting with Jet


What happens when a black hole devours a star? Many details remain unknown, but recent observations are providing new clues. In 2014, a powerful explosion was recorded by the ground-based robotic telescopes of the All Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN) project, and followed up by instruments including NASA's Earth-orbiting Swift satellite. Computer modeling of these emissions fit a star being ripped apart by a distant supermassive black hole. The results of such a collision are portrayed in the featured artistic illustration. The black hole itself is a depicted as a tiny black dot in the center. As matter falls toward the hole, it collides with other matter and heats up. Surrounding the black hole is an accretion disk of hot matter that used to be the star, with a jet emanating from the black hole's spin axis.

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The Greeks Built Such A Ridiculous Ship They Were Forced To Give It Away

It’s not known when the first armored ships were built. The ancient Greeks said they had one in the third century B.C., named the Syracusa, that had eight armored catapult turrets, a gymnasium, a pool, gardens, and a temple. It was sort of a combination luxury liner and superfreighter that could carry 1,800 tons of wheat. The huge lead-plated ship, built under Archimedes’ supervision, was so big it could enter only one harbor, in Alexandria, through they didn’t realize this until after it was built. Oops!

The ship made only one voyage – from Sicily to Egypt – where it was given to Ptolemy of Alexandria as an oddity.  By the way, it was almost 2,000 years later before a functional armored ship was built, in the 1800s.

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COMO PARAR DE BEBER

SIMPATIA PODEROSA PARA PARAR DE BEBEREssa simpatia é para quem é fraco com bebidas, pode tanto ser feita em grupo quanto sozinho. Para começar, livre-se da última peça de roupa que estava quando bebeu pela última vez. Após isso, prepare um altar (pode ser uma mesa de canto, uma estante, qualquer cantinho que possa ficar intocável por alguns dias) para que possa trabalhar ali sua simpatia junto

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Oração para alcançar uma graça urgente em 3 dias

Uma poderosa Oração para alcançar uma graça que você tanto necessita em 3 dias.

Você deve seguir a risca essas instruções e fazer esta poderosa oração em 3 dias seguidos.

Oração para alcançar uma graça urgente em 3 dias


Pegue uma vela branca e escreva nela mesmo, com uma caneta que consiga escrever na vela, o seu pedido, seja direto.
Pegue esta vela e a acenda. enquanto a chama da vela queima você faz uma prece, uma conversa com Deus . Em seguida reze um Pai Nosso e recite uma prece ao Arcanjo Miguel:

"Arcanjo Miguel, defensor das causas mais impossíveis. Guardião das legiões de Deus, advogue em minha causa nessa aflição que estou e venha me livrar do mal. Eu preciso com urgência ter o meu pedido atendido ( faça aqui o seu pedido, o mesmo que escreveu na vela).

 Logo depois apague a vela e guarde...Não assopre a vela, apague com a ponta dos dedos.

No dia seguinte pegue esta mesma vela , acenda ela novamente , faça a prece , sua conversa com Deus, reze o Pai Nosso e faça esta prece ao Arcanjo Gabriel:


"Arcanjo Gabriel defensor das causas mais incomuns, servo de Deus, advogue em minha causa nessa aflição que estou e venha me libertar de todo o laço do mal. Eu preciso com urgência  ter o meu pedido atendido. (Faça o seu pedido)"

Assim que terminar volte a apagar a vela, da mesma maneira que fez no primeiro dia.

No outro dia repita tudo novamente. Acenda a vela, faça a sua prece, reze o Pai Nosso e faça a prece ao Arcanjo Rafael:

" Arcanjo Rafael defensor dos pobres e o que livra das injustiças, servo amado de Deus, advogue em minha causa nessa aflição que estou e venha me libertar de toda a doença e problemas da alma. Eu preciso com urgência ter o meu pedido atendido. ( faça o seu pedido)" 

Agora deixe a vela queimar até o fim.

Nos 3 dias seguintes, caso ainda não tenha tido o seu pedido atendido para um instante, procure um canto sossegado da sua casa e reze o Salmo 23

Assim que tiver a resposta ao seu pedido,  procure um canto reservado e silencioso da sua casa e leia por 3 dias seguidos o Salmo 91.

Procure manter a Fé absoluta no que você está fazendo durante o período que esta realizando esta poderosa Oração.




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Expedition 50 Spacewalks Prepare Station for Arrival of Commercial Crew Spacecraft


Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of ESA is seen floating outside the International Space Station during a spacewalk. Pesquet and Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA conducted the six-hour-and-34-minute spacewalk on March 24, 2017. A second spacewalk, by Kimbrough and NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, is scheduled for Thursday, March 30.

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March 28th 1871: Paris Commune declaredOn this day in 1871,...









March 28th 1871: Paris Commune declared

On this day in 1871, following elections held two days prior, the Paris Commune was officially proclaimed. The Commune seized power in opposition to the election of a conservative National Assembly February 1871; republican Parisians feared that when they met in Versailles the royalist Assembly would restore the monarchy. When officials of Adolphe Thiers’s government tried to remove the city guard’s cannons as a precautionary measure on March 18th, the people rebelled. The city guard called municipal elections for March 26th, which saw victory for the revolutionaries, who established the Commune to govern the city of Paris. On March 28th, the new government held its first meeting and was formally declared. The Commune immediately set about enacting socialist policies, which included a ten-hour work day, abolition of the death penalty, end of military conscription, banning established religion and promoting female suffrage. They adopted a plain red flag as the flag of the Commune, and envisioned that the situation in Paris would encourage a nationwide revolution. The Commune’s lack of internal organisation left them vulnerable to attack, but the catalyst for retribution came when Communard soldiers killed two French troops. On May 21st, national forces entered Paris through an undefended area, launching a violent campaign of street fighting known as ‘Bloody Week’. Around 20,000 insurrectionists were killed before the Commune fell on May 28th. The government treated the surviving Communards and their supporters ruthlessly - arresting around 38,000 and deporting another 7,000. The Commune became a symbol of socialist revolution in Europe and further abroad, with their supporters lamenting the martyrdom of the Communards.

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27 março 2017

"Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits."

“Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits.”

- Charles Darwin. A common misconception is that Darwin claimed homo sapiens are descended from apes. Rather, he thought apes, homo sapiens, and monkeys are descended from a common ancestor which no longer exists.
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March 27th 1958: Khrushchev becomes Soviet PremierOn this day...





March 27th 1958: Khrushchev becomes Soviet Premier

On this day in 1958, Nikita Khrushchev became head of the government of the Soviet Union. Khrushchev served as Premier of the world’s first Communist state from 1958 to 1964. He, along with Lenin and Stalin, are the only Premiers to also have been party leader simultaneously. Under Khrushchev, Russia was partially de-Stalinised, which was a core policy of the Premier who vociferously denounced his predecessor’s dangerous ‘cult of personality’. However, the accession of Khrushchev did not ease the tensions of the Cold War, and during his tenure Russia escalated its space program to compete with the United States in the ‘Space Race’. Russia had successfully launched the first satellite, Sputnik 1, in 1957, but now sought to put a man in space, which they did in 1961. It was also under Khrushchev that the Cold War came the closest to breaking out into fully fledged war, with the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1963. Khrushchev was deposed by party colleagues in 1964 and replaced by Leonid Brezhnev as First Secretary of the Communist Party and by Alexei Kosygin as Premier.

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March 26th 1830: The Book of Mormon publishedOn this day in...





March 26th 1830: The Book of Mormon published

On this day in 1830, the Book of Mormon was first published at E.B Grandin’s New York bookstore. The founder of Mormonism, Joseph Smith Jr, claimed that he had been visited by an angel called Moroni who told him of ancient writings on golden plates which described people God led to the Western hemisphere before the birth of Jesus. These plates were supposedly found by Smith buried by a tree near his home. Smith said he was told by Moroni to translate the plates into English and publish them. Smith initially struggled to find someone to publish the book as many considered it fraudulent and blasphemous. Smith and his friend Martin Harris began work on translating the Book of Mormon, with Smith dictating by either reading directly or using seer stones placed in a top hat. It took eight men and boys working 12 hours a day, six days a week, for almost eight months to print the initial 5,000 copies, which went on sale in March 1830. The building in New York where the Book of Mormon was first published and sold is now the Book of Mormon Historic Publication Site.

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