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Little Tiny

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Explore world history through the small things that have shaped it.

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Explore world history through the small things that have shaped it.

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Little Tiny

Updated 1 day ago

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Explore world history through the small things that have shaped it.

Rank #1: The Key — the missing key that sinks the Titanic

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After the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg in 1912, killing more than 1,500 people, an inquest was held to find out how it happened. Theories abound, but there is one fact that stands out from the court proceedings: if David Blair hadn't been fired, the Titanic — and all the people on board — might have been saved.

Feb 07 2018

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Rank #2: The Doughnut — the delicious treat that makes war more palatable for the American people

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America has a reputation for supporting war efforts, but this wasn’t always the case. Mere months before they joined World War I, the US voted in a landslide victory to keep the peace. But a flaky President and a special treat, baked by two women on the Western Front, would help change this sentiment, for good.

Feb 07 2018

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Rank #3: The Clot — the blood clot that stops an Emperor... and starts a new era in China

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Wu Zetian is the first, and only, woman Emperor of China. Behind her success is a trail of blood and intrigue that begins with the strangling of her own baby. She is an enigmatic figure, one who reinvigorated China, but her rule came at a cost.

Feb 07 2018

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Rank #4: The Rabbit — the lucky rabbit that transforms Walt Disney from animator into Empire

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Walt Disney’s first great success wasn’t a cartoon mouse. Years before Mickey paraded onto our screens, Disney created a cartoon that took him to soaring heights and then to crushing lows in the space of a year. His reputation, his career and his future empire were all held to ransom by a small, mischievous rabbit.

Feb 07 2018

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Rank #5: The pill — a dinner party conversation starts a sexual revolution

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A scientist who experiments on randy rabbits and an infamous Women’s Liberation activist have an unlikely, but fateful meeting at a New York City dinner party. One short conversation becomes the catalyst for a new kind of women’s liberation, causing seismic shifts in a brutally sexist culture and even stifling a baby boom.

Jan 14 2019

9mins

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