Journalist, Editor & Broadcaster at @TheLocalEurope. Travel, history & culture. 馃嚘馃嚭 in 馃嚛馃嚜. ADHD/ASD. Navigating a beautiful world.

Stuttgart, Germany
Joined June 2014
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Often called the "father of science fiction", Verne wrote books about technological innovations years before they became reality. His writings are still popular today and he鈥檚 considered the second most translated author in the world. He died on this day in 1905.
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One of the highlights of our upcoming exhibiton "#Gladiators - Heroes of the Colosseum": panels of a mosaic found in Augst/Switzerland.
Die Spannung steigt 馃檪 Gladiatoren - Helden des Kolosseums, ab 6. April nur bei uns!
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American coffee chain Starbucks is set to open a three-storey outlet in Rome鈥檚 historic centre in April as it continues its expansion across Italy. dlvr.it/SlPcMC
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Supposedly, this map shows the beer consumption per person in each German state. Somehow the numbers still seem low.
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Rome 鈥 335 people were slaughtered by the Nazi-Fascists at the Ardeatine Caves (#FosseArdeatine) #Otd 1944. The victims were antifascists, soldiers, Jews & other prisoners. The Nazis never called on the authors of the partisan attack the day before to hand themselves in. #24marzo
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Elizabeth I of England slipped away in the night #onthisday in 1603. Her ring was taken from her finger and sent to James VI of Scotland, who became James I of England. After 118 years, the Tudor age was over.
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Thousands of years older than the Nebra Sky Disk, but in the same landxcape. Now thought to be a place of ritual surrounding death. Awe-inspiring and humbling.
The circular enclosure of Goseck provides one of the earliest archaeological evidences for systematic celestial observation 7000 years ago. It was discovered in 1991 and reconstructed in 2005. Our #DailyDrone visits the amazing archeological monument in Saxony-Anhalt.
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NFI what they were doing outside a broad theme! 馃ぃ馃憤
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After years of killing his way across Europe and the Holy Land, a year held to ransom by the Germans and little time spent ruling England, Richard I of England was hit by a crossbow bolt near Ch芒lus in western France #onthisday in 1199. The wound killed him a few weeks later.
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Find you a woman who goes to the Exchange at the giant army base to get you weapons-grade cold and flu drugs.
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As it should. Some stories change lives. This one did. Hats off to @jesawyer and his team - and @LINGUA_IGNOTA_ for that startling ending song.
The winner for Best Narrative at #GDCA23: Pentiment (Obsidian Entertainment | Xbox Game Studios) #GDC23
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Wait until this dude learns what was happening in Europe in 1623, and the ensuing decades.
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23 March 1912. Rocket scientist, Wernher Von Braun, was born in Wyrzysk (then in Germany). He was a key figure in the development of the V-2 Rocket for Hitler in WW2, and the Saturn-V rocket for the USA during the NASA space programme that led to the moon landing in July 1969.
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An early medieval #wooden dough bowl - things used in everyday life in the past are so much more interesting than any treasure!
Ein fr眉hmittelalterlicher Alltagsgegenstand aus unserem Bestand: Das unscheinbare h枚lzerne Gef盲脽 fand sich im Grab einer Frau. Es diente vermutlich zum Mischen und Kneten von #Teig und stand symbolisch f眉r die Lebenswelt der Bestatteten, der zu Lebzeiten die Versorgung....1/2
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Man charged with two counts of attempted murder after two people were set on fire outside mosques in London and Birmingham bbc.in/3FI9Y3C
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23 March 1933. The German Reichstag passed the Enabling Act (鈥淟aw to Remedy the Distress of People and Reich鈥). It gave the German Chancellor, Adolf Hitler, power to enact laws without the involvement of the Reichstag or the President, and effectively ended democracy in Germany.
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Irena Sendler was a Polish social worker who risked her life during World War II to save Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto. She smuggled around 2,500 children out and found them safe homes outside the ghetto.
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Not gonna lie, I yelled when he appeared on screen.
Ahmed Best was bullied by toxic fanboys to the point of contemplating suicide for his portrayal of Jar Jar Binks. Twenty years later and he's now the Jedi Knight who saves Grogu from Order 66. You love to see it.
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