Have you ever played Command & Conquer: Generals? The game was one of the most realistic RTS games to ever hit the market.
The Chesapeake and New England regions were the centers of the earliest colonization efforts by England in the 1600s. Despite being settled in the same era, the social and economic development of the two colonies were vastly different. This article explores some of the socio-economic differences of the two colonies.
It is not an easy task to look back at the various nations that rose above the rest through power, cunning, or sheer brutality and decide which of these five deserve to be considered 'The Best'. To decide this we need to look at the size the empire achieved and how long it lasted before imploding in on itself or succumbing to the barbarians at the gates. We need to look at the architectural footprints it left behind and the most exciting cultural and scientific contributions it left as a legacy. Finally I think we need to consider which of these empires has the greatest origins story so that we can recognize that at some point these Empires started as the ambition of a single very dynamic individual.
Here is an historical study of two great Polish Catholics: Saint Stanislaw and Pope John Paul II. The pope had a devotion to St. Stanislaw as a young actor. His devotion continued into his priesthood and the rest of his religious career. Of interest is how Pope John Paul II used St. Stanislaw in his political dealings with Communism and even with his Polish Catholics. One is left to wonder: just who was Saint Stanislaw? And perhaps: who was Pope John Paul II?
Get to know the people behind some of the world's biggest conspiracies of all time.
There are those who believe that humanity has been visited in the past by what are commonly referred to as Ancient Aliens who; by their advanced technology and superior knowledge of the universe, not only created, but influences humanity till this very day. The British Columbia Coast First Nations People have a myth that can be interpreted as an alien species populating earth from the beginning of their history
A look at 5 decisions that were made in ernest but turned out to be absolute shockers!
The Battle of the First Bull Run was a tremendous Confederate victory over the stronger, better equipped Union army but it was also the day the war was essentially lost.
This is a great article to cozy up to when your simply in the mood for some unexpectedinformation with lots of unexpected photographs. I have no idea what compelled or tempted me to write the Wild, Wacky and Weird but I believe it is an article that will make you think, make you feel and give you a very big grin every now and then. Enjoy!
In the late 20th century, Zecharia Sitchin investigated ancient, Sumerian, cuneiform tablets. In his interpretation, he concludes that the Ancient Aliens (the Anunnaki) visited Earth and genetically altered humans to what we are today. Without the Annunaki, the Sumerians wouldn't have been successful in creating a society. The Sumerian aliens are believed to have altered the course of humanity permanently.
Thor was the strongest of all Nordic gods as well as one of the most admired. Praised for his adventures and killing of Giants, he was worshiped as the main protector of Asgard and Midgard and he served as the guardian of order against the forces of chaos.