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What Happened to Ancient Egypt?

We hear a lot about Ancient Egypt. The world has been pretty much obsessed with it since Howard Carter and his team first discovered…

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Thomas Jefferson’s Accomplishments as President

Born in Virginia on April 13, 1743, Thomas Jefferson was a prominent Founding Father of the United States. Jefferson was the main author of…

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Avoiding the Zombie Apocalypse…the Medieval Way!

“If we are right, then this is the first good archaeological evidence of this practice. It shows us the dark side of Medieval beliefs…

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10,000 Years Ago, Humans in Spain Turned To Cannibalism

ALICANTE, SPAIN – archaeologists working on cataloging a number of artifacts in a Mesolithic era cave in Spain stumbled across a disturbing surprise: evidence…

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Site of Famous Salamis Battle Found

SALAMIS BAY, GREECE – The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced that the site of the ancient sea battle of Salamis Bay has been…

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The Life of Beloved Fairy Tale Author Hans Christian Andersen

Though best known for his beloved fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen was Danish playwright, poet, novelist, and writer of travelogues. Some of his best…

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Vikings and Their Cats

The more we learn about the Vikings, the more we realize that they weren’t exactly the hairy, dirty, meat-loving barbarians that ancient scholars made…

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8,000 Year-Old Rock Art in Chad Vandalized

ENNENDI PLATEAU, CHAD – a UNESCO World Heritage Site deep in the Sahara desert has been all but destroyed by graffiti. Chad’s minister of…

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History’s Badasses: Oda Nobunaga

Last time, on¬†History’s Badasses, we talked about the woman who founded the Red Cross:¬†Clara Barton. This week, we’re turning our focus to feudal Japan,…

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The Controversial Founding Father Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine is perhaps best remembered for his influential pamphlets written at the start of the American Revolution, Common Sense (1776) especially. He was…

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