Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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Sour Note: In Ancient Rome, Lemons Were Only For The Rich

Ingenius scientists traced the roots of something we all love with our tequila and other favorite summer drinks all the way to Rome circa the 16th century. Check out Sour Note: In Ancient Rome, Lemons […]

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The Trump Administration Is Quietly Cutting Funding For Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Time to pick on President Trump! It seems our POTUS is currently reducing or eliminating funding to programs designed to help the people. And this time, I agree with him for reasons I won’t debate. […]

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Frontier Women

Not all badasses of the Wild West were men. In fact, some of the ladies raised more hell and pulled off magnificent feats of daring. See the best of ‘em here with Frontier Women.

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Tensions Rise In Syria As Russia, Iran Sends US Warnings

it seems every single time a Republican is elected POTUS, we go to war. So why would now be any different? Check out Tensions Rise In Syria As Russia, Iran Sends U.S. Warnings.

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Modern Humans Evolved 100,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought – And Not Just In East Africa

A recent study found we humans have it all wrong. And that we’ve been around longer than once believed. Here’s Modern Humans Evolved 100,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought – And Not Just In East […]

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The Woman Who Stood Between America And An Epidemic of Birth Defects

If you haven’t heard of Frances Oldham, you need to. Her work as a scientist who studied the pituitary gland and reviewer for the FDA during the 1960s helped to save the world as we […]

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The 50 Saddest Songs Of All Time

News of Elton John’s recent hospitalization made me think “Oh NOOOOO! NOT ELTON JOHN,TOO!” (since 2016 claimed so many fabulous and famous lives). So this one is dedicated to the man who gave the world […]

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What Historical Facts Blow Your Mind?

If we look back through time, we can pick out some really mindblowing events, people, and things. So comb through Reddit’s What Historical Facts Blow Your Mind to learn of them!

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How 4/20 Grew Into A Holiday

Happy 4/20! Pack it in, light it up, and elevate! Or just think about it like I do. If you’d like to know the history of every stoners favorite holiday, check out How 4/20 Grew […]

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History of Saint Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day

We all love shamrocks and green beer, pinches and leprechauns, but do we love the back story? Here’s the History of Saint Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day.

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