Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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Journal of Guitar Solos

Hop aboard a musical space ship and travel the course of fifty years to peek at over 28 of the more important guitar riffs in the history of music. See it here with the Journal […]

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78 Things You Didn’t Know About Johnny Cash

The legendary Johnny Cash lived an incredible life. And beat incredible odds. Including asking June to marry him some 18 times before she said yes – among other things. Find out more about him here […]

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The Dark Side of Peter Pan

Contrary to popular belief, the story (and backstory) of James Barrie’s Peter Pan is not only about faith, trust, and pixie dust. In fact, it’s pretty dark and gloomy when one considers not only the […]

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A Most Interesting Bone

Hold tight and brace yourself for a below the belt bone that you likely didn’t know about until right now: the baculum. Imagine a penis bone capable of astounding even the most brilliant of minds. […]

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13 Reasons People Think The Number 13 Is Unlucky

Happy Friday the 13th! Turn on the scary movies, be on the lookout for black cats, and watch out for psychos! Then stop to consider the following 13 Reasons People Think The Number 13 is […]

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A Brief History Of Chemical Warfare

Syria is prominent on everyone’s minds but when we consider the past, it seems that people have been launching harmful substances at each other since 600 A.D. Here’s A Brief History Of Chemical Warfare.

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Why Did Pirates Wear Eyepatches

Ever wonder why all of the seafaring greats donned a black patch over an eye? Turns out it was to help their eyes adjust to going above and below deck frequently. Find out more to […]

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This Day In History

The History Channel is a great resource for events, surprising facts, and other happenings. Look back through the years to see what happened today, September 5, and other days, too! You’ll be amazed with This […]

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Does This Make Me Look Fat? Obesity Is Everywhere.

Throughout history, the issue of not-so-healthy plumpness was once that even great philosophers like Hippocrates noted. See for yourself here how body shape has carried through the ages with Does This Make Me Look Fat? […]

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Bachelorhood and Its Discontents

How do you feel about holy matrimony? Over the ages, people (especially philosophers) have often debated the merits of singlehood versus marriage. Is single better? Is settling down and raising a family better? Read about […]

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