Napoleon Archive

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    Kaiser urinal discovery adds stream of data to historic record

    Tweet HEINUS – BERLIN  German archeologists have discovered a urinal used by World War I German ruler Kaiser Wilhelm II. According to scientists, the urinal, found in a Baltic Sea shipwreck, adds an impressive stream of data to the record on historic waste habits. Information […]

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    Century-old Shackleton Antarctic whisky lost in mishap

    Tweet HEINUS – GLASGOW A case of Scotch whisky buried in the Antarctic snow more than a century ago by explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton was recently flown to Scotland for testing and analysis. The rare McKinlay whisky was to be analyzed by one of Scotland’s […]

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    Kubrick’s Napoleon project picked up by Del Toro

    Tweet Film director Guillermo Del Toro, who recently stepped down from helming an adaptation of Tolkien’s The Hobbit has reportedly obtained the pre-production materials and script for Stanley Kubrick’s famously unfilmed Napoleon project. Though he spent many years writing and rewriting various scripts for the […]

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