The popular image of Neanderthals is of brutish characters that could only grunt. The popular image is wrong.
St. John of the Cross is the patron of Spanish poets. His most illuminative poetry emerged from the darkness of imprisonment.
The Roman Baths complex in the city of Bath, England, is a major tourist attraction. It offers a fascinating look at the lives of Ancient Romans in Britain.
In 1968 Peanuts, the most popular comic strip in history, was still all white. But a concerned schoolteacher convinced Charles Schulz to bring a black kid into the cast.
In the first of a series of articles on Medal of Honor winners from the artillery branch, we look at three heroes from World War II.
The artillery personnel in World War II were some of the most skilled soldiers in the US Army and their Battalions were built to fight.
Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, never once acknowledged Jefferson Davis as the president of the Confederate States. Here’s why.
Confederate civilians trapped in Vicksburg during General Ulysses Grant’s 1863 Vicksburg campaign dug caves to avoid the shelling, and were reduced to eating dogs, cats, and rats.
Learn about 5 of the most significant battles of the American Civil War and how their outcomes changed the fate of a nation on the brink of ruin.
Here are some of the major disease pandemics that have impacted human history, including the Antonine Plague, smallpox, HIV/AIDS, and the coronavirus.
There was a steam engine accident along the Pittsburgh passenger railway line in 1863. It starts when a fire breaks out and the all-volunteer brigade springs into action. However, an accident occurred that forever altered the lives of two men.
The C-5 Galaxy is the largest cargo plane in America’s military arsenal. Development began in 1965. The requirement was for a transport that can carry all the components of a U.S. Army division. The C-5M Super Galaxy has a cargo capacity of 281,001 pounds. It has a range up to 7,000 nautical miles.
This article examines the top ten worst pandemics in history. It provides a direct analysis of each pandemic's causes, fatalities, and long-term consequences.
Those with extraordinary mental abilities have fascinated people for millennia. However, those people endowed with one particular "island of knowledge" at the exclusion of all other cognitive capabilities have been uniquely captivating. Today, we know those with these singular abilities as savants.