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Mankind The Story of All of Us: Week 2 Preview

By History.com Staff

HISTORY’s epic television event continues this Tuesday at 9/8c with Episode 2: Empires. To go along with that theme, here’s some of our favorite new content for week 2 of Mankind The Story of All of Us.

Mankind Rome InfographicRome: Ancient Supercity Infographic
Rome was a city of “firsts”—the first apartment buildings, the first central heating and even the world’s first shopping mall. From a state-of-the-art water supply to the biggest sports arena in history, this brand-new infographic explores how Rome kept its 1 million residents happy, hydrated and healthy.

Great Innovations Sweepstakes
Fire or the wheel? Steel or concrete? Check out our bracketology-style sweepstakes to cast your vote for what you think is the most important innovation in human history. Come back to vote each week for a chance to win a home entertainment bundle, including a 55″ 3D HDTV, plus weekly Mankind prize pack giveaways.

Mankind: World Heritage Game
Produced in conjunction with UNESCO, the World Heritage interactive game challenges users to identify World Heritage sites and their locations throughout the world. The colorful and interactive web-based game includes descriptions and images ofover 300 World Heritage sites.

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