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by HLesley
6 months ago
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The Columbus Hoax: Who Really Discovered America?

Columbus was not the first European to travel to North America. He may also have been preceded by travelers not only from Europe but also from other parts of the world. Save Save Save Save

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by Eich
1 year ago
Braiding is an Integral Part of Angling History

Braiding is not just something that young girls and women do with their hair.  It holds a very important part in the history of angling.  

History
by PensiveScholar
2 years ago
The Curse of the Hope Diamond: Fact or Fiction?

Never has a diamond carried so much intrigue, awe and fear as the Hope Diamond. For centuries, the prized deep blue diamond was believed to carry a curse because of the tragic fates of its owners. Was the curse real or fabricated?

History
by DubeluWriter
2 years ago
Command & Conquer: Generals: The Most Realistic RTS Involving The U.S. and China?

Have you ever played Command & Conquer: Generals? The game was one of the most realistic RTS games to ever hit the market.

History
by Wrig90
2 years ago
5 Of The Creepiest Unexplained Mysteries

Everyone loves a good unsolved mystery, and here are five of the greatest and confusing mysteries of the world. Some are truly unsettling, others just mind bafflingly mysterious.

History
by Andrew J. Garcia, Law Practice Management Coach
3 years ago
English Colonization: Socio-Economic Differences Between the Chesapeake and New England Puritan Regions in the Seventeenth Century

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.

History
by N B Swartz
3 years ago
The Top Five Empires of All Time

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.

History
by Moina Arcee
3 years ago
Pope John Paul II and Saint Stanislaw

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?

History
by MrRooibos
3 years ago
Napoleon's Victory at Waterloo

An explanation of how Napoleon could have won the famous Battle of Waterloo.

History
by Hani Julien
3 years ago
The Usual Suspects: People Spreading World's Biggest Conspiracies

Get to know the people behind some of the world's biggest conspiracies of all time.

History
by Mic Spicer
4 years ago
Ancient Alien Theory and BC Coast First Nations People

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

History
by Battenberg
4 years ago
With Hindsight It May Have Been Best To Reconsider - 5 Terrible Ideas

A look at 5 decisions that were made in ernest but turned out to be absolute shockers!

History
by Gurudoo
4 years ago
Doggerland A British Atlantis?

To the east of England half way accross the North Sea lies all that remains of a lost Island- Doggerland. The Island was submerged and formed a shallow area which is now known as the Dogger Bank Fishing ground.

History
by Imprimatur
4 years ago
A Whole World of Ghosts

All around the world in different cultures, there are varying ideas about what ghosts are and what they can do. Let me introduce you to a few. 

History
by boston2571
4 years ago
July 21 1861: The Day the Confederacy Nearly Won the War

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.

History
by Marlando
4 years ago
The Wild, Wacky and Weird Side

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!

History
by Joannie Ham
4 years ago
A Brief History of Potatoes

Trace the potato's history from its ancient origins among the Inca to the Irish Potato Famine to the now ubiquitous russet variety.

History
by Craig
4 years ago
Sumerian Aliens - An Ancient Alien Conspiracy

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.

History
by Brock Anderson
4 years ago
Thor Mythology: The Viking Thunder God

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.

History
by Brock Anderson
4 years ago
Ancient Sea Monsters, Fact or Fiction?

Do Real Sea Monsters Exist? The Loch Ness Monster - Grindylows - Gloucester Sea Serpent - Ogopogo are just a few of the ancient sea monsters that just might be real!

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