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How are World Heritage sites chosen? [Repost]

The primary qualification for receiving the UNESCO World Heritage designation is that it must be “of outstanding universal value and meet at least one of ten selection criteria,” but is…..

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Old Montreal under British rule [Repost]

Despite the addition of fortifications at Montreal, the city became a British colony after New France was lost in 1763 with Britain’s victory in the French and Indian War. No…..

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Abridged history of NASA [Repost]

Originally established on July 29, 1958 by President Eisenhower through the National Aeronautics and Space Act the agency became America’s civilian space program for aeronautics research to encourage development of…..