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by Leigh Goessl
2 months ago
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10 Awesome Historic Finds Uncovered by Nature

Nature is beautiful yet powerful. It is a force to be reckoned with, unfortunately, sometimes leaving destruction in its path.  Although, while devastating, sometimes interesting, valuable or just cool things are uncovered.

History
by Johnny Tran
2 months ago
Russia's Monster Battlecruiser: The Kirov Class

Description and history of Russia's last cruiser class to enter service. Details on what makes it so advance and how it effects its rivals in the West.

History
by Leigh Goessl
2 months ago
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10 Unusual and Totally Cool Archaeological Finds

The history of the world dates back millions of years, in this millennium humans have found some weird and/or pretty cool pieces from the past. Here are 10 cool finds that made the news in the last few years.

History
by HLesley
3 months ago
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Remembering Sacrifice: Wilfred Owen and the Poetry of World War One

Remembrance Day originated in the outpouring of grief at the end of World War I, the "war to end all wars". That grief is also reflected in the work of the World War One poets, the greatest of which is Wilfred Owen.

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by HLesley
3 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 Amerowolf
4 months ago
10 of the Most Bizarre and Horrific Torture Techniques From History

If you have ever committed a crime, be thankful that you only get to sit in perpetual time out for it.  

History
by HLesley
4 months ago
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Mata Hari: Double Agent or Dupe?

Mata Hari's life was considered scandalously shocking in her day and is now the stuff of legend. She may be the archetype of the sexy female spy, but things are not always what they seem.

History
by Moina Arcee
4 months ago
The Legend of La Salette

Did the Virgin Mary appear to two cowherds in La Salette France in 1846?

History
by MatthewA
4 months ago
The RMS Olympic Ocean Liner

After the sailing of the Lusitania in 1907, which set Blue Riband records, the blueprints for a new class of White Star ocean liners were laid down. These plans placed a greater emphasis on scale, with a triumvirate of ocean liners that would be the largest constructed during...

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by Fran5050
5 months ago
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Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from the Queen's Wardrobe - Magnificent Exhibition at Buckingham Palace

  Magnificent exhibition a Buckingham Palace - Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe - commemorates Her Majesty's 90th Birthday. //

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by MatthewA
5 months ago
The History of the Lusitania from Contruction to Sinking

Construction of German ocean liners, such as the Wilhelm Der Grosse, in the late 19th century ensured that Germany's ships clinched the Blue Riband ahead of British alternatives. The new breed of German ocean liners reigned supreme in the Atlantic. To return the Blue Riband speed record...

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by HLesley
5 months ago
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What is the EU and Why Brexit? A Historical Perspective

Throughout history Europe was torn apart by war, but some, including Winston Churchill, dreamed that it need not always be so. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

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by Moina Arcee
5 months ago
Legend of Fatima: September 13 Apparition

The September apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal

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by Moina Arcee
5 months ago
Becoming Pope Pius IX

Bishop Mastai becomes Pope Pius IX, and his dance with the Revolution begins

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by Moina Arcee
6 months ago
Mastai and Masonry

Was this future pope a freemason?

History
by Leigh Goessl
6 months ago
How Henry VIII's Quest for a Male Heir Changed England

Over the course of his time Henry VIII married a total of six times, executing two of his wives. His pursuit of a male heir and his desire to enter different marriages in order to fulfill this goal ultimately contributed to the break of England from the Roman Catholic Church.

History
by Moina Arcee
6 months ago
Legend of Fatima: August 13 and 19 Apparitions

The August 1917 apparitions at the Cova da Iria in Fatima, Portugal.

History
by Jane Winstead
6 months ago
Old Glory Long May She Wave Over the Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

The noise stopped, had Fort McHenry fallen? At the break of dawn, Francis Scott Key placed a telescope to his eye and looked toward the Fort's flagpole. Old Glory was caught in the morning breeze. The "flag so large that the British will have no difficulty in seeing it from a distance" was flying over Fort McHenry.

History
by Amerowolf
7 months ago
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The Legendary Amazons of Black Sparta: The Real Warrior Women of Dahomey

Strong, resourceful, fearless, and, in Wonder Woman's case, has a rope trick for every situation - when it comes to the ideal of a strong woman, the Amazons perfectly embody it. For every female athlete that wants to go the distance, every business woman that wants to climb to the pinnacle, and every little girl that aspires to be more than a wife and mother, the Amazons are the perfect role model. Unfortunately, not counting the nomadic Scythian matriarchy that may have inspired them, the Amazons of Ancient Greece are myths.

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by Amerowolf
7 months ago
Top 8 of the Most Deadly Dictators in Human History

Over the last 150 years, people who have been grabbed an excess of power have committed enough genocides, brutal wars, and systematic murders to teach the world that no one person should ever wield total power again.

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