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King-size Heist; Richard of Pudlicott Was The Dumbest Thief Of The 1300s

It was April 1303. Nobody noticed Pudlicott and his accomplices, as they skated with £100,000 (around £30,040,000,000.00 today) in stolen goods from the King’s crypt…

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Medieval Germany Had Their Own Disposable Cups

“The parties took place in the summer here in the courtyard. The cups were simply thrown away. That’s equivalent to paper cups today.” –…

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On This Day, January 11th

1. 1935: Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly from Hawaii to California It was on this date in 1935 that Amelia Earhart…

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That Time 11 Soldiers From Norway Thwarted Hitler’s Nuke Strategy

At one point during WWII, the only thing standing between the Nazi’s and nuclear weaponry was heavy water, an element they needed to facilitate…

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Battles That Made History: Tours

Last time, on Battles That Made History, we talked about the famous Battle of Gettysburg. Gettysburg was the most important battle of the American Civil War…

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On This Day, January 10th

1. 1863: World’s first subway system opened The first urban underground railway in history began operations on this date in 1863 in London, England.…

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Never Overrated; Meryl Streep Is The Most Impressive Living Legend In Hollywood

Meryl Streep recently swept our social media feeds via her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes, heretofore known as Streep’s 2017 Golden Globes Speech.…

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Laodicea’s Sacred Agora

“Work in the agora is very important. It covers an area of 35,000 square meters. There is 10.8-meter columned gallery here that we call…

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Why Can’t We Say “Macbeth” in a Theater?

Macbeth – the famed “Scottish Play” – is one of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedies. More famous than the play itself, perhaps, is the fabled…

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On This Day, January 9th

1. 2007: Debut of the first iPhone It was on this date in 2007 that Steve Jobs debuted the first generation iPhone at the…

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