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The Middle Ages Was a Bizarre Time in Art History

Knights, castles, maidens, the plague…the middle ages was a confusing time to be alive. Art is usually a reflection of the times, and art…

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On This Day, May 10th

1. 1980: Chrysler receives $1.5 billion loan from the U.S. Government There was a time when Chrysler was one of the hottest selling cars…

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Sparta: Awesome Facts You Didn’t Know

Nestled just a little bit south of the heart of the Greek Peloponnese, right on the River Eurotas, lies the ruins of one of…

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The Master of Suspense: The Hollywood Years

Recently we did a post on the beginning of Hitchcock’s film career, today let’s take a look at his Hollywood years.   Hitchcock’s Hollywood …

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Women and the Atomic Bomb

  During World War II, the United States began a research and development (R&D) project to create the first nuclear weapon. It was a…

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Fritz Haber: The Downfall of a Great Scientist

Fritz Haber was a Nobel prize winner in Chemistry, inventing the Haber-Bosch process to assist in large-scale synthesis of fertilizers and explosives. Unfortunately, he…

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On This Day, May 9th

1. 1914: President Wilson issues proclamation for Mother’s Day holiday. It was on this day back in 1914 that President Woodrow Wilson made the…

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Tattoo Found On 3,000 Year Old Mummy

Mummies in museums normally lay encased in their wrappings. Their bodies are never looked at because, usually, there’s no reason to. Not so for…

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3 of the Stupidest Deaths in History

You could say that history’s the story of people dying right and left. People died of the usual most of the time: wars, pestilence,…

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On This Day, May 6th

1. 1994: The historic Chunnel is opened The famous rail tunnel that connects England France is opened on this day back in 1994. It…

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