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ötzi the iceman

from mummy, prehistoric people posted in history by crabapple

Found by hikers in 1991, "Ötzi" is Europe's oldest known natural human mummy. Through forensic archaeology, it may also be the world's oldest murder cold case.

The story of Ötzi was featured in Episode 3 of History on Fire podcast.

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“alone” island

from alone, history channel posted in television by crabapple

The survivor series Alone on the History Channel films on Quatsino First Nation land, on northwestern Vancouver Island.

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america’s first spy ring

from turn: washington’s spies (2014) posted in television by crabapple

Much of the action in the first episode of AMC's American Revolutionary War-era drama Turn is centered around the Long Island town of Setauket, NY.

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kensal green cemetery

from freddie mercury, queen posted in music by crabapple

Lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury, was cremated at Kensal Green Cemetery after his death from AIDS-related bronchial pneumonia on Nov. 24, 1991.

The placement of his ashes has remained a mystery, but a plaque was found in the cemetery in early 2013, causing speculation that they were scattered on location.

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michael werner gallery

from captain beefheart, don van vliet posted in music by crabapple

The Michael Werner Gallery in New York has exhibited paintings and published books of Don Van Vliet's (Captain Beefheart) artwork since 1991.

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