In this week's digest, learn about an old egg vending machine 🥚, sculptures at night 🌃, a slavery history project 📚, new cemetery markers for heroes ⚔, and an ancient chariot 🏇!
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Basketball, buildings in the Metaverse & lice-busting combs in this week's digest
Have you ever had head lice? Well people had it way back when too!
Read about this old lice removing comb, as well as basketball history 🏀, a beautiful hotel 🏨, a young poet ✍, and learning about buildings through the Metaverse 💻 in this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest!" for families (photo by Dafna Gazit, Israel Antiquities Authority).
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Lots of fascinating stories in this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest" for families. Learn about sporty quilts ⚾⛋, the oldest town in NJ 🌆, Thomas Edison's other invention 🏠, a renewed Black cemetery ✨, and Thor’s hammer 🔨!!!
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(Photo of Thor's hammer courtesy of Halland Museum of Cultural History)
Learn about a beautiful Harriet Tubman mural 💜, a curious artifact ❓, a cool digital map 📜 in NJ, as well as a video game exhibit 🎮 at a NY museum in this week's "Rock Solid History News Digest." Then travel to Iran to discover the new understanding of an old language 📑!
Each week, the most fascinating stories for young minds are selected to build a life-long interest in history/ archaeology. Additionally, a slew of events in NJ & NY are shared for everyday or weekend fun.
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(Photo above courtesy of MoMA.)
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