Mysterious safe discovered in the middle of a New York field (to remain locked)

Probably this is another thing to add to “weird things that happened in 2020” list: a locked safe with a mysterious note attached to it, discovered in the middle of an agricultural field in New York state. Last Thursday a man named Kirk Mathes was out of town, when he got a phone call about a large metal safe that had been found on one of his fields, near the town of Barre. Word spread so fast that deputies had to disperse a crowd that had gathered on the side…

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Anundshög – the Sweden’s largest burial mound, allegedly belonging to a mythical king

We are in Sweden, near Västerås in Västmanland. Scandinavia is full of burial mounds, runestones, and any sort of ancient graves. Similar to the Egyptian pyramids, great rulers were honored with these grand burial mounds as the correct ritual was important for the deceased to reach the afterlife. At 9 meters high and 60 meters in diameter, Anundshög (also know as Anundshögen and Anunds hög) has the largest burial mound in Sweden, which is often associated with Anund, a semi-legendary mid-7th-century Swedish king from the House of Yngling. His name…

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Battle of Cajamarca: how 200 conquistadors conquered an empire of 10 million

The Inca people named their empire “Land of the Four Quarters” or Tahuantinsuyu and in 1533 it was the largest in the world: It covered 2,500 miles and stretched from southern Colombia in the north to central Chile in the south. Between 1200 and 1300 AD, in the valley of Cusco, an increase in temperatures allowed the Inca to inhabit ever higher altitudes and produce agricultural surpluses, and infact astonishing site of Machu Picchu is evidence of this. In addition, the empire successfully built a road network of 14,000 miles…

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#TodayInHistory – August 29

August 29 – Some important events on this day. 1350 👉🏼 Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships 1526 👉🏼 Battle of Mohács: In a decisive battle the Hungarian Empire is conquered by the Ottoman Empire led by Suleiman the Magnificent 1533 👉🏼 Atahualpa, last Sapa Inca Emperor is suspected to have been buried in Northern Peru or in Ecuador. ✔️READ THE ARTICLE! 1825 👉🏼 Portugal recognizes the Independence of Brazil 1831 👉🏼 Scientist…

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