Sunday, July 12, 2020
We've all heard about the Bermuda Triangle. An area in the ocean between Florida and Bermuda that is famous for disappearances. Well, the Bermuda Triangle has a smaller, less popular sibling around Glastenbury Mountain in southwest Vermont....
The Challenger space shuttle tragically went down on live television on January 28, 1986. It was one of the saddest moments in American history, and it happened right in front of the whole nation. Although it wasn’t...
The world we live in is often a strange place. And it is sometimes horrifying to look back not very far in time to see how messed up people, and the pervading dominant culture can be. There...
Say hello to Jonathan, officially recognized as the oldest living land creature. This strapping young man turns 188 years old this year, and the world has certainly changed quite a lot while he has been slowly walking...
Most people have heard of Genghis Khan, but the majority probably don't really know much about the man himself. Okay, he was a renowned, blood-thirsty warrior, but surely there must have been a lot...
The whole world is living through days that most of us would have thought nigh on impossible just one month ago. The majority of the world is on some form of lockdown and it seems difficult to...
If you’ve never heard of the Doomsday Clock, you’d be glad to know there’s something that can predict an impending Armageddon. The Doomsday Clock reads time distance from metaphorical midnight. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is...
The Toraja people of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia hold their annual festivals with their deceased loved ones in attendance. The corpses of relatives are dug up, cleaned, and dressed for the occasion — which is simply to...
Rudolf Anderson Jr. is not a household name, at least not where I am from. But if it wasn’t for his sacrifice on October 27, 1962, it is very likely that the world in which you read...
"Silk Road is going to become a phenomenon and at least one person will tell me about it, unknowing that I was its creator"Dread Pirate Roberts, 2011 Silk Road was a famous black market...