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Recipes For the Rich: Victorian Cooking As it Was 200 Years Ago

We’ve done a post on weird recipes from the Victorian Times, but have you ever wondered what the basics of Victorian cooking were really…

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5000-year-long Record of Tsunamis Found in Sumatran Cave

Historical records aren’t always on paper. Sometimes, they’re written in stone. The Indian Ocean earthquake of 2004 was the third-largest tremor ever recorded on…

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Have Archaeologists Discovered King Tut’s Wife’s Final Resting Place?

VALLEY OF THE KINGS, EGYPT – famous archaeologist Zahi Hawass (former head of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities) thinks he may have found…

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Researchers May Have Found Where Amelia Earhart Died

It’s been a mystery that has confounded history enthusiasts for years. What happened to Amelia Earhart? This month, on the 80th anniversary of her…

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32 Hilarious Memes Only True History Nerds Will Understand

Usually, on this site, we post some pretty serious things: biographies, theories, archaeological news, and answers to some of history’s puzzling questions, like why…

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The Most Valuable Shipwreck Discovery of All Time

The World’s most valuable Shipwreck treasure The San Jose was found at the bottom of the ocean containing billions of dollars of treasure once destined…

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Is the Oldest American Bar, West of the Mississippi, in a Rural Mormon Utah?

The Shooting Star Saloon feels like you’ve stepped back in time as you cross the crooked threshold of the 1850 building.   Founded in…

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Salvador Dali, Moving Audiences to Chaos with his Words

Dali’s talent to invoke utter chaos and general confusion preserved in his own words. To say he “believed in surrealism” is so far understated…

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What Did People Use Before Shampoo?

When commercial shampoo began hitting store shelves in the 1930s, it changed the world. That begs the question, then, what did people do before shampoo?…

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History’s Badasses: The White Death

“I only did my duty, and what I was told to do was: to do as well as I could.” – Simo Häyhä Last time…

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