"History" Blogs & Blog Posts

Archaeology in Europe BlogArchaeology in Europe Blog

Archaeological news from Europe

 
A Postcard a DayA Postcard a Day

My father started collecting postcards many years ago. I'm continuing ...

 
Art and Architecture, mainlyArt and Architecture, mainly

The fine arts, decorative arts and architecture of Europe, North America an...

 
AnceStories: The Stories of My AncestorsAnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors

My personal blog about my genealogical research: my triumphs, my challenges...

 
Thinking Out AloudThinking Out Aloud

A blog of book reviews, occasional film reviews and posts on matters of int...

 
Rhymes With RightRhymes With Right

Blog on news, politics, and other matters of interest written by a Texas te...

 
Shelly Barclay - Rewriting HistoryShelly Barclay - Rewriting History

Shelly Barclay rewrites history shedding new light on events long passed.

 


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    I’ve had a bone to pick with James Taylor for years — because, despite the suggestion of his lyrics, there is no place called “Carolina.” Now I wander the earth as a hypocrite, due to the above headline. However,...

With Hanukkah celebrations underway around the world, we’re taking some time this week to talk about how Jewish holidays were celebrated in colonial America. 12 year-old Zachary joins us with questions about holidays and Jewish culture, and An...

Why do your children need Hamilton in their lives? It’s true that the musical—a biopic of founding father Alexander Hamilton—is almost three hours long and tackles a variety of adult themes: war, government, sex, deceit, murder. It’s also, h...

Avery Brundage (1887-1975) grad­uated civil engineering from the University of Ill­in­ois in 1909. His links to anti-Semitism was first seen in his university days, where he was pres­id­ent of a fraternity chapter who would accept any Aryan male...

The chart above, from The Telegraph, shows the Psychopathic Personality Inventory score of some rather heinous historical figures. The answers to the test (which reveals psychopathic tendencies) were given by experts on those figures.Donald Trump sco...

Veteran Affairs secretary Robert Wilkie is coming under renewed criticism for his ties to groups that glorify the Confederacy. In a report published Friday, CNN revealed comments Wilkie made as recently as 2009 praising Confederate President Jeffers...

Imagine someone demonstrating a jet plane 15 years before Kitty Hawk. Imagine someone demonstrating a smartphone 15 years before the first cellular networks were even launched. Imagine someone demonstrating a controlled nuclear chain reaction 15 year...