Oldest object of the gum-like variety, a 9,000-year-old piece of honey-sweetened resin, containing the marks of teeth, from a teenage humanoid, apparently, was found in 1993 in Sweden.
Attics have lots to review, history to write, items to share, or leave behind. Give others their turn in the saga of time.
This article is about the Voynich mauscript which is a mysterious book which can't be read.
So many of us are drawn to parts of history that intrigue us mightily. Most dont realize they are touching into some of their former lifetimes. I know and write about it....
Who were the bog bodies? Why were they interned that way? Were they criminals, or sacred? Were they victims or volunteers? This essay will look at the bog bodies of northwestern Europe dating from 400BC to 400AD.
This is a review of The Book Thief. The Book Thief searches to explain the duality of human beings and words their ability to display amazing love, kindness, and mercy, while simultaneously being instruments of evil.
Are you planning a trip to Salem Mass? Know where to go and what to see when you get there. A tourist's guide to the best attractions in Salem mass.
If you love typical English villages full of chocolate-box cottages and rich heritage you will enjoy a visit to the delightful Coggeshall
On a playground many years ago the F.A. Cup final was played. It was between Tottnham Hotspur and Manchester United.
Discovery the family origins of Literature's greatest trio of sisters, and their father's family origins.
A rigid airship, gas capacity 7,062,100 cubic feet, this monster was powered by four 1,100-horsepower diesel engines, with a cruising speed around 80mph. This ship could easily cross the Atlantic ocean in three days or less, far quicker than any surface vessel.
Shrewsbury has a fascinating history and its historic market is well worth exploring.
Most of us, at some point, have been amused by the things children, and young people say. Many such comments usually have some logic to them.
This article offers an introduction to the records produced in the 1820s relating to the geographical information available to 'travellers' in that period of time. It offers a rare insight into the County town of Shrewsbury, which in spite of its long history has never been raised t...
A brief insight into a Midlands venue that was involved with the conspiracy that became the Gunpowder Plot.
Foynes is a tiny village on the River Shannon with a huge historical reputation. Not only did it co-ordinate covert military missions between the US, Canada and Britain during the wartime, it also has the distinction of being the place where the concept of IRISH COFFEE was born.
Me, my thoughts, things that interest me or happen to me and friends and family, some political rants (not many)
Life began on Earth around 3 millions years ago, and human civilization began 10,000 years ago. If such is the case, then how can one say for sure that all the technological advancements that we have had have been made only in the past 5 centuries.....despite the fact that we have had...
A new dawn can rise only when we listen to the inner consciousness where our Kingdom of Heaven reigns at least as long as we exist in our present state. A turn of consciousness should happen to refocus our efforts for inclusive society and oneness.
Slang and colloquialisms help to define an era. What’s “cool” today was “far out” in the 1950s, “the bee’s knees” in the 1920s, and “swell” in the 1900s.
An inquiry into the efficacy of spirituality and its practice
The Historic Soldiers Home District is located in Milwaukee, WI. The district was at one time a whole separate town named Woods, WI. The efforts from a couple of women who wanted something for the soldiers that was returning from the Civil War. Some of these buildings are now currentl...
There is a unique and undeniably attractive symmetry to these the flowers - having, like the human face, bilateral symmetry, meaning that a line drawn vertically down the middle of either shows the two halves to be mirror images of each other
An Iambic tetrameter verse. A Cro-Magnon shaman talks to his people about hunting.
The viewpoint put forward by Mythicists are quite plausible, because in fact Jesus never does get mentioned in any Roman historical record, and archeological evidence of his existence is simply not to be found.