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  1. Amy SF

    History Ötzi the Iceman

    He Died 5,300 Years Ago — And Now We Know His Last Meal I’ve been following the saga of Ötzi the Iceman since the news of his discovery first reached the US. I just think he’s fascinating. This study of his last meal provides even more insight into the man and his environment and his time.
  2. Indian Summer

    US CA History War of 1812 - 1815

    Interesting summary and thoughts by an actual historian :) More: What Donald Trump doesn't know about the War of 1812 (by Renée Lafferty-Salhany, Associate Professor of History, Brock University, June 10, 2018 )
  3. Indian Summer

    History The Unification of Germany

    I just can't recommend the Caspian Report videos enough! Here's another one about the unification of Germany. It discusses the development from the time of the Holy Roman Empire until the time before world war 1, including Prussia, Kaiser Wilhelm, Otto von Bismarck, the geography with the many...
  4. MadamSarcastra

    On This Day In History....

    I didn't see a thread like this, and I come across quite a few interesting historical tidbits... and I know I'm not alone in that department.... ;) So here we go! :) Share stuff about stuff that happened on the day it happened... only years later... but on the same day.... :weird: Got it? LOL...
  5. Indian Summer

    Know your roots - on the origins of veganism

    I recently came across this article on the Vegan Society's website, which I thought was fairly interesting, and with plenty of links to explore further. It's written by Ian MacDonald, the producer of the radio series 'Vegetarianism: The story so far'. More: Know your roots (2. Sept. 2016)
  6. Indian Summer

    History Second Norse site excavated in Canada - Point Rosee

    More: An ancient site spotted from space could rewrite the history of Vikings in North America (1. April 2016) This is no April Fool's joke (I think)!
  7. Bite Size Vegan

    History Was Leonardo da Vinci Vegan? | The History of Veganism Spotlight

    Leonardo da Vinci was many things: an artist, inventor, botanist, engineer, architect, historian, geologist, and more. But was “vegan” amongst the many titles of this quintessential renaissance man? This video delves into da Vinci’s lesser-known contributions to the fields of animal rights and...
  8. Amy SF

    History Martin Luther King was a Republican and other myths

    Monday, January 18th is Martin Luther King Day in the US, a holiday set aside to honor the late civil rights leader, who was assassinated in 1968. The following article shows a glimpse of the man being honored. Debunking the biggest myths about MLK - CNN.com
  9. Calliegirl

    History This Face Changes the Human Story

    It's a long article, but very interesting and informative. This Face Changes the Human Story. But How?
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