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D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now: Normandy Beaches in 1944 and 70 Years Later

D-Day Landing Sites Then and Now: Normandy Beaches in 1944 and 70 Years Later | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
On 6 June 1944, Allied soldiers descended on the beaches of Normandy for D-Day, turning the tide of the Second World War against the Nazis, marking the beginning of the end of the conflict.
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and some day, after WW3 it will happen again - earth heals....

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World’s Coolest Underground Wonders

World’s Coolest Underground Wonders | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it

Planet Earth is a mysterious place that never ceases to amaze. You can fly around the world and dive deep under the sea – and you will see some absolutely astonishing wonders – but there are cities hidden right beneath your feet that will amaze you even more.

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amazing places - below ground...

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62 billionaires own as much wealth as nearly 50% of the global population

62 billionaires own as much wealth as nearly 50% of the global population | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In a new report, Oxfam warns that by year's end, the world's top 1% will unequivocally be worth more than the rest of the world combined.
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can we have some comments on this concentration of wealth?

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What Happens When We All Live to 100?

What Happens When We All Live to 100? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways.
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PLANET EARTH - POPULATION GROWING - OLDER

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How Many People Have Ever Lived on Earth?

How many people have ever lived on Earth? PRB's estimate is about 108 billion people.
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PLANET EARTH - over 100 BILLION PEOPLE

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This map shows where you would end up if you dug a hole to the other side of the world

This map shows where you would end up if you dug a hole to the other side of the world | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
This map helps you find the antipodes (the other side of the world) of any place on Earth.
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assuming you want to go to the other side of the world, a jet might be a better option....  digging is a pain...

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Earth Will Have Made A Galactic Tick At The End Of September

Earth Will Have Made A Galactic Tick At The End Of September | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
'Galactic Tick Day' is a holiday that celebrates Earth's minute progress in its complete orbit around the center of the Milky Way.
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celebrate on September 29th! (2016)

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This 3-minute animation will change your perception of time | Interrete

This 3-minute animation will change your perception of time | Interrete | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
We all know that Earth is old, really really old. Over four and a half billion years old. It’s hard to put into perspective just how old it is.Well, B
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4.5 billion years condensed into 3 minutes.....

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World Population Clock: 7.3 Billion People (2015) - Worldometers

World Population Clock: 7.3 Billion People (2015) - Worldometers | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
How many people are there in the world? World population has reached 7 billion. World population live counter with data sheets, graphs, maps, and census data regarding the current, historical, and future world population figures, estimates, growth rates, densities and demographics
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PLANET EARTH - OVER 7 BILLION PEOPLE STILL HERE

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Every solar system model you've seen is wrong

Every solar system model you've seen is wrong | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Filmmakers map out the true scale of the planets' orbits in the sand.
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this will likely change everything you think you know....

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