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by Fran5050
2 years ago
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style - Exhibition at London's V&A Museum

Ocean Liners: Speed & Style at London's Victoria & Albert Museum explores the evolution of ocean-liners: the art, design and engineering as well as the travelers who enjoyed life aboard these magnificent vessels.

History
by Sadie Ruckman
2 years ago
The History Of Circa Theatre

The establishment of one of Wellington City's performance theatres, located along the harbour. It is a staple for the artist community and serves to carry on an entertaining past time.

History
by Johnny Tran
3 years 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 Fran5050
4 years ago
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. //

History
by Jane Winstead
4 years 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
4 years 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.

History
by egdcltd
4 years ago
Margaret Jones: Massachusetts' First Witch Executed before the Salem Hysteria

Some years before the mass hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials (in the late 17th Century) one hapless woman, working as a midwife and healer, was put to death for witchcraft.  Hers was the second execution of its type in the New World and the first in the Massachusetts Colony.

History
by Amerowolf
4 years ago
Tarrare - The Tale of History's Most Tragic Cannibal

Today, eating mass amounts of food is nothing particularly special. The world of competitive eating is even centered around eating ridiculous amount of food. However, aside from all those non-competitive eaters in the poorer parts of the world, most modern gluttons don't know the true meaning of insatiable hunger, at least not to the extent of one medieval Frenchman. While demonized for being a cannibal, a crime against nature that is certainly hard to accept, this man painted monster by history is a victim of circumstance and disease. This is the tale of Tarrare. He was a man and he was very hungry.

History
by Sudocream
5 years ago
The History of the White Shepherd Dog Almost Eliminated by Society

Incorrectly labelled as an albino and barred by the German Shepherd Dog Society from competitions, the white coated dog was regarded undesirable. White puppies were slaughtered from litters and by the 1960's the breed was almost wiped out in Europe!

History
by Fran5050
5 years ago
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Approaches Ninety - Will She Retire or Refire?

Celebrating her 90th birthday in 2016, Queen Elizabeth II's diary is as full as ever! Will she retire or refire?

History
by jjkroese
5 years ago
Signals from the Past: Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

An in depth look at a defining piece of evidence for the Big Bang Theory and its theological implications

History
by dwest61506
5 years ago
The Life and Times of the Physicist Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein's theories of relativity revolution the way scientists look at the physical world. This new approach to understanding time and space was the largest change in science since Isaac Newton's Principia.

History
by LexShadowglide
5 years ago
Legendary Real Pirates Of Florida

This article explores the legends of real Florida Pirates including Anne Bonny, Calico Jack, Jose Gasparilla, and Black Caesar. 

History
by Knight of Coins
5 years ago
Cigarette Money in the Wake of Currency Destruction & Debasement

This article examines a number of situations in which cigarettes have been informally chosen as a preferred alternative currency and used as money, including postwar Germany, and 1980s Romania, where Kent cigarettes were once said to be "like gold."

History
by Shar On
5 years ago
Facts and History of the Paddle Steamers and Houseboats on Australia's Murray River

History, facts and photos of the beautiful Steam paddle boats. Restoring old Paddle steamers and enjoying a cruise on them. Or hire a houseboat and enjoy a leisurely cruise down the river.

History
by T_William_Cook
5 years ago
4 Ordinary Things that Caused Awful Tragedies

Not all disasters involve airplanes or ships, or even volcanoes or earthquakes. Here are four sad events caused by innocuous items.

History
by T_William_Cook
5 years ago
America's Great Paintings: 'A Visit from the Old Mistress' (1876) by Winslow Homer

Ten years after the Civil War, a former slave owner finds her former charges may be free, but are far from forgiving.

History
by Fran5050
5 years ago
Bonaparte and the British: prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon

British Museum presents Bonaparte and the British: prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon

History
by CatFood
5 years ago
Economics And The Atlantic Slave Trade

This article aims to explore just how far the Atlantic slave trade was propelled by simple economics.

History
by CatFood
5 years ago
How Important Was The American System Of Manufacture To its Growth?

This article will explore just how much the American system of manufacture contributed to its growth to become the global technological leader.

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