The Victorians are well known for the rules they followed to maintain a place in 'polite society'. For us today, many of these 'rules' are shocking and downright weird!
The Titanic sank in 1912. Mr and Mrs Goodwin and their 6 Children all died. They were in third class accommodation. They had booked another ship to travel to America but because there was strike on at the time they were transferred to the Titanic. This is their story.
What are the 10 greatest archaeological artifacts in the world? This article provides an excellent list.
Here are some of the stories of Irish women and young girls who were sent to Tasmania in Australia as punishment for small crimes. Women and children convicts were transported to Australia on the John Calvin ship in 1848.
Watch a video of my hike up to the top of the Tocobaga Tribe's ceremonial mound located in beautiful Safety Harbor, FL. Learn the intriguing history of this amazing yet extinct Native Tocobaga tribe of the Tampa Bay area.
334 years before Christ, Alexander of Macedon stormed into Asia Minor and began a series of conquests that would result in the defeat of the mighty Persian Empire, the integration of Greek thought and language throughout the Middle-East and India...
I would like to introduce you to the celebrity criminal who led a crime syndicate during the Prohibition era – the man who made Chicago and Cicero, Illinois famous in the 1920s and 30s – “Scarface Al” Capone.
Lately, I have enjoyed driving around with my MP3 player set on “play all,” shuffle mode. With the approximately 2,400 songs that I have stored on the thing, it’s like listening to the greatest radio station in the world. I often wonder what...
In the summer of 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte, at the height of his power launched an invasion of Russia. It was the largest invading force that the world has ever seen, his Grande Armee of over 600,000 men from all over Europe poured into the Russian countryside, the majority of them would never...
In archaeology, timing is everything. This article includes virtually all of the various dating methods used by archaeologists and other scientists.