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.
Interesting summary and thoughts by an actual historian :)
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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...
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...
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'.
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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...
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