167 Whisperpedia: Military Armor – History & Uses

A Whisperpedia reading about  Military Armor (AKA Armour).  Includes information about body armor, and also armor for vehicles like ships, airplanes, trains, wheeled vehicles, and tanks.

 

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162 Whisperpedia: New Coke – Failure & Conspiracies

A Whisperpedia reading about  the 1985 failure of New Coke by the Coca-Cola company – includes the reasons, the aftermath, and some conspiracy theories.

 

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157 Whisperpedia: The Mushing Miracle: Sled dogs & Diphtheria

A Whisperpedia reading about  a sled dog relay that saved an entire town from dying of diphtheria.  This is a true story of the heroic dogs and mushers in the 1925 serum run to Nome, Alaska.

 

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152 Whisperpedia: Salt – History & Health

A Whisperpedia reading about  salt.  Learn many interesting facts about the history, economy, geology, chemistry, biology, uses, and manufacturing of this essential mineral.

 

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146 Whisperpedia: Roller Coasters – History & Physics

A Whisperpedia reading about Roller Coasters – includes their history, physics, safety, and different types. 

 

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141 Whisperpedia: Black Mirror TV Show – Origin & Plots

A Whisperpedia reading about  the TV show, “Black Mirror” – a modern day Twilight Zone-type show that focuses on the unintended consequences of current and future technology.


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135 Whisperpedia: Dwarfs – Mythology and Culture

A Whisperpedia reading about  fictional Dwarfs based on mythology.  Includes their origins in Norse and German literature and their modern representation which was mostly shaped by JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings book and his other books.


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