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The Origin of the Blackberry Winter

Despite its name, "Blackberry Winter" has little to do with the actual winter season. Instead, it refers to a period of cold weather that follows the blooming of blackberry vines in late spring. It is one of several "little winters," or cold snaps, that occurs during springtime. What Is a Cold Snap?
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Napoleon's Empire

The borders of France and the states ruled by France grew during the wars of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. On May 12th, 1804 these conquests received a new name: the Empire, ruled by a hereditary Bonaparte Emperor. The first - and in the end only - emperor was Napoleon, and at times he ruled vast swathes of the European continent: by 1810 it was easier to list the regions he didn't dominate: Portugal, Sicily, Sardinian, Montenegro, and the British, Russian and ​Ottoman Empires.
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Top 10 Cutest Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era

Not all dinosaurs were slobbering, bucktoothed meat-eaters or squat, barrel-chested plant eaters-a few were every bit as cute as a newborn puppy or kitten (though that, of course, has a lot to do with how these adorable dinosaurs have been rendered by modern "paleo-artists"). Below you'll discover 10 real-life dinosaurs cute enough to grace the cover of a Jurassic Hallmark card.
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How to Classify the Kurtosis of Distributions

Distributions of data and probability distributions are not all the same shape. Some are asymmetric and skewed to the left or to the right. Other distributions are bimodal and have two peaks. Another feature to consider when talking about a distribution is the shape of the tails of the distribution on the far left and the far right.
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Mauritania History - History

MAURITANIAFrom the 3rd to 7th centuries, the migration of Berber tribes from North Africa displaced the Bafours, the original inhabitants of present-day Mauritania and the ancestors of the Soninke. Continued Arab-Berber migration drove indigenous black Africans south to the Senegal River or enslaved them.
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