Alan Turing was a famous codebreaker and computer scientist. Turing’s life story is the focus of the film “The Imitation Game,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch.


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D-Day 2014, 70th Anniversary

What you need to know about D–Day, on this the 70th anniversary of the turning point in World War II.

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American troops landed on Normandy beaches (north-

Friday, June 6, 2014, marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied landings at Normandy in France. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt had pollio, was rarely ever seen walking. Here is a rare video of FDR limping.

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Dorothy Hodgkin was a nobel prize winning British biochemist. Her 104th birthday was celebrated by a Google Doodle.

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Many people who celebrate Cinco de Mayo are unaware of the holiday’s fascinating history. Learn everything you need to know right here.

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Easter is celebrated in amazingly different ways among Christians around the world. Check out some of the coolest pictures of different cultures celebrating.

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The Jewish holiday Passover begins on April 14 at sunset. Here is everything you need to know about, and how to celebrate, the holiday.

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For the 100th anniversary of World War One, composite images of Europe in 1914 and 2014.

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If you don’t want to ruin season 4 (and maybe season 5) for yourself, don’t read this.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is just the most recent of unsolved disappearances. From planes to ships to islands, history is full of mystery.

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President Obama awarded Medals of Honor to 18 deceased and 3 living soldiers who were looked over due to their race or ethnicity. See the best pictures here.

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