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iPentimento | Genealogy and HistoryiPentimento | Genealogy and History

Genealogy and History

 
Doug's DarkworldDoug's Darkworld

War, history, and science in a fractured world. A hopefully educated and ob...

 
Your New RealityYour New Reality

There are so many kinds of reality, it's hard to keep track. Let me he...

 
Spirit of OrkneySpirit of Orkney

The Orkney archipelago is made up of around 70 islands situated off the Nor...

 
Women of HistoryWomen of History

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have grac...

 
Shelly Barclay - Rewriting HistoryShelly Barclay - Rewriting History

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

 
Heritage and HistoryHeritage and History

History is not stuck on a dusty shelf it is all around. We feature culture...

 


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“We’ve got some books here I want to show you,” Johnny Carson told a Tonight Show audience in March 1990. He turned to a colorful stack of paperback romance novels.Read more...

Merit and competence is often hard to measure. Give a bureaucracy some simpler metric (say, diversity points) and it will grasp it with all its tentacles. The resulting "boiling frog" decline in competence is too slow and removed to override the ease...

By the late C19th there were a few soup kitchens in American cities. But soup kitchens became urgently required only in the Great Depression (caused by the stock market crash in Oct 1929). The American belief was that the Federal Government should no...

There are many Black heroes who helped to make this a better country. One who is not remembered enough by Americans today is W.E.B. DuBois (pictured). In 1905, he helped to found the Niagara Movement (one of the first organizations to champion the ca...

At 2019's Super Bowl, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies will make history. On Sunday, Peron and Jinnies will become the first male cheerleaders to ever perform at a Super Bowl. They've been busy preparing since the Rams, their team, advanced to the...

The charts on this page are from the Gallup Poll.Gallup Has been polling Americans on abortion since the mid-seventies. The chart above shows their responses over that time. Currently, about 29% say abortion should be legal under any circumstances, a...

February is Black History Month. The reason we need a month to celebrate Black History is because the history taught in most of our schools doesn't include the many contributions of Black Americans to the history and well-being of this country. The U...