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Life In The Middle Ages: Hell Or Heaven?

As folk lore would have it, life in the Middle Ages was deeply depressing. Unless you were an aristocrat or a royal, you were…

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Anna Ioannovna: One Of Russia’s Most Unruly Leaders

History has served up its fair share of unruly leaders. Over the course of noted history, there has been no end to the reigns…

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On This Day , November 23rd

1. 1936: First issue of Life Magazine published It was on this date in 1936 that the first issue of Life magazine was published…

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The Strangest American Riots That Made Their Way Under The Radar

Throughout American history, there have been a huge number of strange cases of rioting. From the meaningful right down to the very bizarre, the…

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On This Day, November 22nd

1. 1963: The JFK assassination It was on this date in 1963 that the shot heard round the world went off killing President John…

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Isabella I of Castile: The Queen that Sponsored Columbus

Isabella I of Castile ruled as Queen of Castile and León from December 11, 1474 until her death on November 26, 1504. Though she…

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The Stories From WW III Won’t Be Like These WW II Mysteries

In the recent movie, Snowden, about the man by the same name, the head of CIA asks the title character if he ever wonders,…

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5 Sci-Fi Writers Whose Works Predicted The Future

Looking back over the course of history is one of the easiest ways that we can get better acquainted with our ancestors and social…

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Danish Archaeologists Have Matched a 300-Year-Old Poo to a 17th-Century Bishop

While we don’t normally think of someone’s bathroom habits as valuable insight into their life, archaeologists certainly do. In fact, a group of Danish…

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Victor Hugo’s Inspiration for Les Misérables: The June Rebellion of 1832

The June Rebellion, also known as the Paris Uprising of 1832, took place between June 5-6, 1832. Anti-monarchist republicans in Paris began the uprising…

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