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Link: Four Thousand Years Ago, Indians landed in Australia

Lulu Morris, National Geographic


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Genetic evidence suggests that just over 4 millennia ago a group of Indian travellers landed in Australia and stayed. The evidence emerged a few years ago after a group of Aboriginal men’s Y chromosomes matched with Y chromosomes typically found in Indian men.  Up until now, the exact details, though, have been unclear…

Link: Some facts and figures about Universal Suffrage in the UK

William Collins


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The popular belief is that the suffragettes won the vote for women and before that men already had the vote. Both these beliefs are false. The property-based right to vote goes back at least to King Henry VI in 1432, when it was established that only people owning property worth 40 shillings or more could vote. Since this sum remained unchanged over centuries, the natural effect of inflation was to increase the size of the electorate. But even by the eighteenth century, the electorate was still only about 1% or 2% of the population

Antoine Bechamp, Pleomorphism and Microzymas

David Major


An introduction to Antoine Bechamp.

Bechamp should, by rights, be regarded today as one of the founders of modern medicine and biology. During his long career as an academic and researcher in nineteenth century France, Béchamp was widely known and respected as both a teacher and a researcher. As a leading academic, his work was well documented in scientific circles. His last book, The Blood and its Third Element, documents his most important experiments and findings.

Few made as much use of this fact as Louis Pasteur, who based much of his career on plagiarising and distorting Béchamp’s research.