History & Archaeology
The Mountain's Magnetism: Kotkin's Magnetic Mountain in Review
Stephen Kotkin's Magnetic Mountain: Stalinism as Civilization explores early Soviet rule in the planned city of Magnitogorsk.
The Life, Times, and Works of the Ancient Roman Historian Titus Livius “Livy”
Titus Livius, known in English as “Livy,” was a Roman citizen and writer who recorded some of the earliest accounts of ancient Rome in his massive work, History of Rome. To this historian, the modern world is forever indebted to him for his masterful recording of events of ancient Rome.
The Whitney Plantation: A Voice For Those Who Had None
The Whitney Plantation is the first designed around the enslaved giving them a voice. Memorials on the plantation such as A Wall Of Honor with names of 350 enslaved to educate visitors about their lives.
Did You Know There Are Over 3000 Tonnes of Unexploded ww2 Bombs Hidden Underneath Staffordshire?
The explosion at RAF Fauld is the biggest non-nuclear explosion of WW2 and it happened right here in Staffordshire. Find out more about the disaster that caused the Hanbury Crater.
Kings Who fought Their Own Battles
Generally, leaders led from the back and tried to not expose themselves to danger, it was sound logic since the death of a king often unleashed bloody succession crises, however, some rulers threw caution to the wind and led from the front.
Smart Technologies: How Digital Data Technology is Enhancing Businesses Worldwide
Digital Data Technology Smart Technologies are used by companies to manage their digital presence and create unique customer experiences. They can also be used by businesses to manage their marketing campaigns and generate revenue from it.
The Worst Bodyguards of History
Throughout history being a ruler was never a safe job, to protect themselves rulers hired personal guards, often these guards proved themselves loyal and reliable servants of their masters, sometimes however they turned against them and deposed the man or woman they were supposed to protect.
Eleanor, Duchess of Gloucester: Medieval Royal Accused of Witchcraft
Long before Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell decided that Anne Boleyn was a witch there was another trial of a royal wife which captured England’s attention. Eleanor Cobham married too well for many people’s liking, had the throne of England in her sights and fell from grace accused of witchcraft.
Brutal Last Stands of Military History
Military history is full of examples of determined, if not even reckless, men refusing to surrender and rather fight to their last breath, in this article I brought a few examples of men deciding to fight to the bitter end.
Brand Storytelling in the Digital Age
Brand storytelling is more important than ever in the digital age. But if you rely only on social media, you're missing key opportunities to strengthen your story and create a meaningful connection with your audience. Learn how to tell your business story through all channels,
The Suspicious Death of "Mad" King Ludwig II of Bavaria
Eccentric or mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria was consumed by his building projects and the arts. He had little time or inclination to rule and be a public figure. One June day in 1886 the king was removed from power, declared mad and less than 24 hours later he was dead. Was it murder or suicide?
Rome Had An Influence On African Art
African art was influenced by Rome before the empire split, we can clearly see that once we take a closer look at Carthage. The other half of the empire, called Byzantium, emerged after the Roman kingdom split into East and West. The capital was Constantinople, founded and named after Constantine...
The Fascinating Mystery of the Philadelphia Time-Travel Experiment
In the summer of 1943,American scientists were conducting some experiments in the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Th objective of the experiment was to create a technology that would make ships invisible to enemy radar. The D-day was Oct. 28, 1943, when an entire ship was made to vanish in thin air.
What is 1st 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th Generation of Warfare?
Let us know what is the fifth generation war? What were the four generations of wars before that? Who gave this concept of generations of warfare and which wars have been included in which generation?
The Inquisition: Fact vs. Fiction
The Inquisition: Fact or Fiction explores the myth and reality of the Medieval Inquisition or Languedoc Inquisition, Cathars, Spanish Inquisition, Grand Inquisitor Torquemada, Black Legend, Roman Inquisition, 20th Century Socialist Inquisitions, Political Correctness Woke Inquisition Cancel Culture
The Mysterious Nazca Lines
The Nazca Lines are huge geoglyphs located in Peru. On the ground, they simply look like lines in the desert. In the air, the lines depict animals, people, and plants. They were created over 2,000 years ago. Nobody knows why they were created or how the Nazca people figured out how to make them.
The South Sea Bubble Bursts in Georgian England
The South Sea Bubble of 1720 caused a scandal and was a financial nightmare. At the head of this shares related debacle was the British government aiming to get itself out of debt. The fall out made Robert Walpole the first ever and longest serving Prime Minister of Britain.
50th Anniversary of Freedom for Bengali Muslims and the Men who Led the Pakistan Army to Defeat
The Pakistan army made some grave miscalculations in 1971. Firstly they assumed that the Bengali Muslims would be a pushover and secondly they believed they could integrate the eastern wing by force and their military allies China and USA would bail them out.
Americans Resilient Spirit
Our ancestors are the original Americans who crossed oceans and faced many perils to place their feet on the new land. We are all races; our bloodlines boast of the strong and the brave. We will never concede to any enemy as our truth marches on. I wrote this in 2013
Land of Hades: Pakistan in Throes of a Struggle With its Soul
Pakistan is at a delicate mode in its short history with extremism and economic woes paramount.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar - Inspiration Of Social Justice
The spirit of "We All Indians" is enshrined in the preamble to the Constitution, which guarantees social, economic, political justice, freedom of thought and expression, equality of status and opportunity to every citizen of India. That is why the Constitution of India is the source of inspiration
What Is the Order of the Garter?
The Order of the Garter is the most prestigious chivalric honour in Britain. A gift bestowed by the monarch, it has a long fascinating history, a limited number of members, "Honi soit qui mal y pense" as a motto, luxurious robes and impressive medals.
Mariya Oktyabrskaya, the Widow Who Destroyed the Nazi Army
The story of Mariya Oktyabrskaya, a woman tank driver who avenged her husband’s death by destroying the Nazi Army.
The History of Sunglasses
Sunglasses have been around a long time. They have gone from being made of bone or ivory to aviator glasses designed to provide a person's eyes with UV protection. Today, sunglasses are part of fashion as well as an important part of protecting a person's eyes from the effects of the sun.
The Wild West and the Famous Gunfight at the Ok Corral Between the Cowboys and the Earps
The gun fight between Wyatt Earp, his brothers and Doc Holiday with the Cowboys is part of American history of the wild West
Marie Antoinette and the Most Famous Quote of the French Revolution
Article Review of: "A Resolute Biographer and a Kinder, Gentler Antoinette"
Queen Lakshmibai of Jhansi - Goddess of Inspiring Revolutionaries
Lakshmibai Gangadharrao Newalkar, i.e. Lakshmibai, the queen of Jhansi, was the queen of the Jhansi kingdom in the nineteenth century; In India She was one of the leading fighters in the 1857 independence uprising against the British East India Company.
Latest Pentagon Report on China's Plans for People Liberation Army and World Domination, Implications for India
The latest Pentagon report brings out the `Chinese plan to replace the USA as a global power by 2049
The Infamous Junkers Ju 87 Stuka
The Ju 87 made its first flight in 1935. It had a dive angle of 80⁰ and had an accuracy of less than 30 yards (27 meters). Accuracy came at a cost in speed, especially when pulling out of a dive. Despite being obsolescent for most of World War II Ju 87s flew sorties until the end of the war,
The Thugs of Central India: A Bygone Era That Looks Romantic Now
The thugs of Central India were criminal gangs who believed in the Goddess Kali and believed the goddess sanctioned their killings
A Quick Trip To The Cult Homebase of Little Bethlehem
Quick Glossover Of An Abandoned "Cult-Like" Community in Georgia
Days of Infamy When the Us Navy Let 500+ Sailors Die at Leyte Gulf After the Euphoria of the Atomic Bombing of Japan
The USS Indianapolis the ship that transported the Atomic bomb was forgotten after it sank at Leyte Gulf and the navy showed complete apathy as they were so euphoric of the success of the Atomic bombing and killing of of of 200000 defenseless civilians, letting over 500 sailors die in a watery grave
George III's Unruly Sons: Not the House of Hanover's Finest
George III tried to set a fine example for his children. His daughters felt smothered in the royal "Nunnery," His seven surviving sons opted to run amok. Two married illegally and six fathered illegitimate offspring as they enjoyed freedom outside the palace walls.
Top 10 World's Most Isolated Dangerous Locations
Throughout history, explorers and adventurers have sailed the high seas and discovered innumerable tiny and large islands. Although humans have colonized many of these islands, others remain undiscovered. Some of these perilous and inaccessible places.