I’m going to put this up for 2 reasons. 1- Every year I argue (and argue and argue) that Halloween … Continue reading Guess What? Halloween is more Christian than Pagan
“Keeners were the women of rural Ireland who were traditionally paid to cry, wail and sing over the bodies of … Continue reading Songs for the dead…Keeners
Did you know that the Holy Roman Emperor, Frederick II (1194-1250 AD), was the first king to outlaw Trial by … Continue reading Did You Know… Trial by Ordeal
In this video Adam from Mythbusters explains how the medieval siege machine, the Trebuchet, operates. Continue reading Mythbusters explain the Trebuchet
Did you know… on September 15 1440 Gilles de Montmorency-Laval, Baron de Rais, was taken into custody along with two … Continue reading Did You Know…Gilles de Rais, child Serial Killer
Curiosity.com examines why the alphabet is in its current ABC order in their article, Why is the alphabet in ABC order? … Continue reading Why is the Alphabet in ABC Order?
The Great Buddha Hall of the Nanchan Temple is currently the oldest preserved wooden building in existence in China with … Continue reading History in Pictures… Nanchan Temple, China