Browsing Tag

history

For millennia, we’ve been using swords to settle heated debates, as what is war but a debate that got really out of hand? Contrary to popular opinion, though, the sword isn’t the easiest weapon to master, unlike what Game of Thrones would have you believe. Many other weapons are far more effective…
Read More...
Many in China like to claim that their country has seen 4,000 years of continuous civilization. In truth, new evidence hints that Chinese civilization may even be older than that. For those in the West, Chinese history is either completely unknown or only vaguely identified. However, in many…
Read More...
Tragically, school shootings, terrorist attacks, and random acts of violence are all too common in the United States. Because of this, and because of wall-to-wall media coverage of such events, it can be easy to assume that this era of mass murder is unprecedented in American history. Well, it is…
Read More...
The course of love and sex is rarely smooth. In fiction, we like to present romance and marriage as a relationship that is universal between lovers, but in real life, every couple is different. For many famous couples from our history, their most personal relationships were filled with social taboos…
Read More...