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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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Author and Advocate for Native Americans, Helen Hunt Jackson

Helen Maria Hunt Jackson was an American writer and activist. She advocated to improve the treatment of Native Americans. In her 1881 book, A…

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Vera Atkins and her Power and Accomplishments as British Spy

British intelligence officer Vera Atkins worked for the Special Operations Executive (SOE) in the French Section during the second World War. Born in Romania,…

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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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Four U.S. Presidents who were Assassinated in Office

Four presidents have been assassinated during their terms, Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy, while there were over 30…

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Polish Intelligence Officer Krystyna Skarbek

Maria Krystyna Janina Skarbek worked for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) from Poland during World War II. Due to her daring exploits during…

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Emily Brontë, the author of the famed Wuthering Heights

English poet and novelist Emily Jane Brontë is known for her novel, Wuthering Heights, which was her only novel. She wrote under the pen…

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Author of The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne, American novelist, is best known for his novel The Scarlet Letter. Most of his books take place in New England and are…

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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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Notable American Investigative Journalist, Nellie Bly

American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran Seaman, or “Nellie Bly” is famous for breaking records when she traveled around the world in 72 days and…

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