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  • Easter Islanders Native Americans: Genetic study shows new history contact lines
    Easter Islanders Native Americans: Genetic study shows new history contact lines
    Easter Islanders and Native Americans may have had more social interaction than previously believed. Experts conducting a genetic study have published new findings suggesting that the ancient Polynesian inhabitants of Easter Island might have...
  • Almanac
    Deadly tornadoes, an early season snowstorm and shipwrecks
    Deadly tornadoes, an early season snowstorm and shipwrecks top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on October 24.1882 - An unnamed wood scow,...
  • war
    Israel fighting for Jordan
    In the years after the Six Day War the PLO under Yassir Arafat set up its main headquarters in Jordan at the pleasure of the Hashemite monarchy. From there they ran terrorist operations into Israel on a consistent basis. With support growing from...
  • Barbary Pirates ransack ship
    Islamic terrorists have tormented America since Thomas Jefferson’s day
    When most of today’s Americans think of terrorism and its infiltration into American society, their thoughts generally return to that sun-drenched morning of September 11, 2001. On that day, the nation was stunned to see passenger planes...
  • DVD Review: The Last Supper (2012)
    'The Last Supper' (2012) DVD Review
    Liu Bang was a young peasant who rises to greatness. He was an inexperienced laborer who was noticed one day by the commander of a powerful army. One day Liu was given command of an army. He was a natural leader and later would become the first...
  • Dealey Plaza
    Dealey Plaza: An Immortal Crime Scene
    Recently, I was in Dallas for some work related training and noticed that my hotel room was a twenty minute walk to the DealeyPlaza. Regardless of where I'm at or what I'm doing, I always take time out for History.What I realized was the...
  • 45,000-year-old man: History of sex lives, DNA study with early humans
    45,000-year-old man: Breeding history timeline, DNA study of oldest human genome
    Believe it or not, but a 45,000-year-old man is the reason for definite celebration among scientists this week, as experts are examining his DNA to learn about the sex lives — or breeding history — between early humans and Neanderthals...
  • Trick or Treating
    Stories behind the origins of trick-or-treating
    Every Halloween little ones get dressed up and go door to door, trick-or-treating in search of the best candy and goodies in town. For approximately 100 years, trick-or-treating has been a popular tradition here in the United States. Its origins...
  • Grave marker in Fairview Cemetery in Albuqueraue NM
    Albuquerque's Fairview Memorial Park offers historic spirits
    Historic Fairview Memorial Park was the first public cemetery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is located at the corner of Yale Blvd and Avenida Chavez. The front gate and pillars were designed and built by Angelo DeTullio. The older section of the...
  • Almanac
    High wind, a foot of snow and record temperatures
    High wind, a foot of snow and record temperatures top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on October 21.1857 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Malakoff,...
  • A Beautiful look at New Orleans Plantation Country
    Step back in time in New Orleans Plantation Country
    New Orleans Plantation Country is one of the best historical places to visit inLouisianawhile relaxing in ahistorical setting. The antebellum houses have beenbeautifullyrestored and maintained to give visitors a peekinto the history and lives of...
  • Walking ghost tours in downtown Lawrence
    Walking ghost tours in downtown Lawrence
    With Halloween just around the corner, it is the perfect time to plan an outing for some haunting fun. Spirit Expeditions is offering walking ghost tours in historic downtown Lawrence. The home of Quantrill’s raid, Lawrence has some colorful...
  • Britney Spears and Madonna kiss during their 2003 VMA performance
    Manager reveals the story behind the infamous Britney-Madonna VMA kiss
    Larry Rudolph, Britney Spears’ long time manager, told Billboard what had happened leading up to the infamous smooch.Amidst performing a medley of hits during the 2003 Video Music Awards, Madonna shocked the world by kissing Britney Spears...
  •  Live cannon ball from American Civil War is exploded in Virginia
    Live cannonball from American Civil War is exploded in Virginia
    A Shot from the American Civil War, which ended 149 years ago, was recently heard in Henrico County Virginia after a live cannonball, containing an intact fuse was found at Fort Gilmer. Fort Gilmer was a fortification used to protect Richmond...
  • Almanac
    A steamy fall day, record snow and wrecked schooners
    A steamy fall day, record snow and wrecked schooners top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on October 19.1885 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Japan,...