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Battery, Baghdad, 250 BCE. The Baghdad Battery is believed to be about 2000 years old (from the Parthian period, roughly 250 BCE to CE 250). The jar was found in Khujut Rabu just outside Baghdad, and is composed of a clay jar with a stopper made of asphalt. Sticking through the asphalt is an iron rod surrounded by a copper cylinder. When filled with vinegar - or any other electrolytic solution - the jar produces about 1.1 volts.

The jar was found in Khujut Rabu and is composed of a clay jar with a stopper made of asphalt. Sticking through the asphalt is an iron rod surrounded by a copper cylinder.

Seventy years ago, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin parachuted into France, behind German enemy lines, in the dark of night ahead of the D-Day invasion. On June 6, 2014, at 93, the WWII veteran jumped into Normandy again, in a full military kit, marking the anniversary of the June 6th Allied troops landing. Before jumping he said, "They are worried about me getting hurt. I said, 'Don't worry about it. If I get hurt or I get killed, what is the difference? I've lived 93 years. I've had a good life.> TC?

Seventy years ago, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin parachuted into France, behind German…

BLACK INDIANS/NATIVE have a rich history that often goes ignored, unnamed, and abused. Their history spans the Americas, and their stories are unique to the fabric of multiculturalism.

BLACK INDIANS Book By William Loren Katz, /NATIVE American have a rich history that often goes ignored, unnamed, and abused. Their history spans the Americas, and their stories are unique to the fabric of multiculturalism.