Posts Tagged ‘history’

LiDAR Reveals Medieval Fortress in Spain, Rewriting History

An ancient 25-acre (10-hectare) fortified settlement found on a hilltop in Galicia was long ago identified as an Iron Age village, meaning it was dated to the period between 1,500 and 500 BC. But a new study published by a pair of Spanish archaeologists from the University of Santiago de Compostela, shows that the Spanish […]

A Glittering Piece of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon’s History Discovered

A historic gold pendant and chain, believed to be associated with Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, has been revealed by the British Museum. The artifact, made of gold and adorned with red and white enamel, was discovered by a metal-detectorist in Warwickshire and reported to the local Finds Liaison Officer of the Portable Antiquities […]

History Channel’s – That’s Impossible – Episode 3: Weather Warfare

VIDEO LINK Note: This video was originally on Youtube, now removed however was fortunately posted at … a timely post in light of current heavy rainfall and flooding in the north of NZ… EWR From The_Conspiracy_Reality @ This show premiered on July 7, 2009 on The History Channel. See our Geoengineering pages, main […]

“HISTORY IS A LIE AGREED UPON” Napoleon -Russian POW recalls horrors of Nazi death camp in declassified papers

When Hitler, who I am not a fan of by the way, invaded Poland to put a stop to the Poles at the encouragement of Britain, Holocausting ethnic Germans in Poland, 58,000 slaughtered before Hitler put a stop to it, France and England started WW 2. When the red Russian Khazarian Jews of the USSR […]

Declassified U.S. Intelligence Documents Describe Taliban History with Illicit Narcotics Trade

On January 13 of this year, Hasibullah Ahmadi, head of Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior’s counternarcotics department, asserted that drug trafficking from the country has dropped, but admitted this illicit trade continues in some provinces. These comments raise the question of the Taliban’s ties to the narcotics market and previous attempts to curb drug production. Source

Wes Moore makes history as Maryland’s first Black governor

Democratic Gov. Wes Moore made history Wednesday, officially assuming office as Maryland’s first Black chief executive during a ceremony at the state’s capitol building in Annapolis. But for Moore — the nation’s third Black governor and the only one currently serving — the road to the office was about more than breaking the glass ceiling. […]

The Devil’s Punchbowl USA Death Camp So Horrific It was Erased from History

Premeditated Death Camps by the USA/DC Camp Douglas. In Chicago Ill. Exterminated over 6,000 Confederate POWs using starvation and unprotected deliberate exposure to Inclement Weather. Other USA POW camps did the same. Eisenhower’s Extermination camps for German POWs and civilians. After the war was over and USA had plenty of everything. Humans herded into barbed […]

Unearthing History: 7 Medieval Skeletons Discovered on Holy Island, England

Construction worker at Lindisfarne car park in Northumberland, England, have uncovered a surprising discovery – a group of seven graves dating back to medieval times. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

7 of The Most Skilled Sword Fighters in History

Besides perhaps the gun, no other weapon has been as heavily romanticized as the sword. For millennia, we’ve been using the sword to settle debates, both personal quarrels in the form of duels, and national conflicts in the form of wars. Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Famous People Read Later  Source

New history challenges Israel’s hold on western imagination

Suarez provides an epic presentation of new and existing research, depicting a narrative of relentless Zionist aggression and arguing that the Nakba of 1948 was over before it started. It is overwhelming to take in the spectacular violence, the extravagant lies and tricks, the exuberant intimidation, the gratuitous cruelty, and the absolute dedication of the […]

The unauthorized history of the House Freedom Caucus

In 2015, Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) was traveling back to Louisiana with his wife when he had an idea: a plan to empower arch-conservatives to push back against their Leadership, led by then-Speaker of the House John Boehner. Soon after, he and eight Republican colleagues founded the House Freedom Caucus – the same group that […]

Pfizer’s History of Fraud, Corruption, and Using Nigerian Children as ‘Human Guinea Pigs’

One of the most significant cultural transformations of the last two years has been the newfound glorification of the pharmaceutical industry. Source

Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins Cites False History While Praying for the GOP

With the Republican Party in disarray as it struggles to select a speaker of the House after gaining control of the House of Representatives in the 2022 elections, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins hosted an episode of his “Pray, Vote, Stand” program Tuesday night during which he prayed for the GOP’s success and misrepresented […]

Why Rituals Have Been Crucial for Humans Throughout History

Each December, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, among others, take over our thoughts and our wallets as we participate in ceremonies our ancestors have practiced for as long as we can remember. These are all examples of traditions. Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

Guerrilla Warriors Who Overthrew History

Guerrilla warfare is a particular type of combat that is generally fought by trained civilians fighting for freedom from oppression and independence, rather than an official military unit.  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later  Source

7 Child Monarchs from History and How They Changed the World

When we think of a king or queen, more often than not we conjure an image of someone who is a little… advanced in years.  Read more Section:  News History Famous People Read Later  Source

Eight Bizarre Superstitions from Ancient History

Whether you toss salt over your shoulder or avoid opening umbrellas indoors, we’ve all got our own superstitions. Superstitious beliefs are nothing new – humans have been abiding by these interesting beliefs for millennia. Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  Source

The Lie Told to Us About Our History | Ancient Greece- Debunking the Homosexual Lies About Ancient Greece

Everyone knows the Ancient Greeks were gay right? How has this lie seemingly permeated the minds of everyone in society? Source

From Nomads to Glampers: The History of the Yurt

The yurt is an early form of tent that has been in use in parts of Asia for over a millennium. Today, they are primarily associated with nomadic Mongol herders and hunters, but their use dates back to before written records began.  Read more Section:  News History Ancient Traditions Read Later  Source

The Secret History of British India’s “Freedom Movements”

The Phoenicians made considerable efforts to conquer India through the British. Would they give it all up to some local leaders after two centuries, or did they have their very own set of leaders/movements for a post-British Subcontinent? For the first time ever in history, we analyze the failed “Rebellion” of 1857 as a Spook […]

Ancient Jewish History: Banking & Bankers

Ancient Jewish History: Banking & Bankers Ancient Jewish History: Table of Contents|Bribery|Labor There is little likelihood that financial transactions played a prominent role in the pre-Exilic epoch in Ereẓ Israel; according to the ethos of Jewish society, then founded on a pronounced agrarian structure, lending was part of the assistance a man owed to his […]

Scientists reveal Jewish history’s forgotten Turkish roots

Scientists reveal Jewish history’s forgotten Turkish roots Israeli-born geneticist believes the Turkish villages of Iskenaz, Eskenaz and Ashanaz were part of the original homeland for Ashkenazi Jews David Keys Archaeology Correspondent Wednesday 20 April 2016 09:39 A group of Ashkenazic Jews in Jerusalem, circa 1885 (Getty Images) Sign up for a full digest of all […]

Thomas of Woodstock and Shakespeare’s Twisted History

William Shakespeare wrote ten history plays. Of these, one of the most famous is Richard II. Read more Section:  Artifacts Ancient Writings News History Famous People Read Later  Source

‘NYT’s ‘ideal’ of Israel leaves out history of militant Jewish supremacy

Israel’s steady lurch to the right is a predictable outcome for a country founded on Jewish supremacy and discrimination against Palestinians.  This election could also be viewed as the outcome of longstanding antidemocratic forces, an inheritance from fascistic leaders like Vladimir “Ze’ev” Jabotinsky, rabbis like Meir Kahane,  the unwillingness of sequential Israeli governments (left to […]

On This Day in History: The Battle of Blood River

A small group of Boers, numbering less than 500, successfully defended themselves against a larger force of Zulus estimated to be between 15,000 and 30,000 in size. Source

Seven Famously Obscure Pets from History

Animal companionship is nothing new to humankind. Throughout history, people have sought out furry (and not-so-furry) friends to spend their days with. Read more Section:  News History Famous People Read Later  Source

From Loincloths to Lingerie: 10 Unique Styles of Clothing from Ancient History

Fashion trends have changed drastically just in the last several years, so imagine how much they’ve changed since early history! Throughout history, there have been various types of clothing worn by the masses. Many of these pieces were based on local cultures and communities, but some were common across many different regions. Below are some […]

History of Feta

The history of cheese is as old as humanity itself and is connected to the taming of domestic animals 10,000 years B.C ago. The roots of cheese making are not known with certainty. It is, however, believed that cheese was first produced roughly 8.000 years ago. Its discovery was likely entirely accidental during the transport […]

Two Aksumite Churches Reveal Complex Religious History of East Africa

Fresh excavations in the port city of Adulis on Eritrea’s Red Sea coast have produced evidence showing that two ancient churches unearthed more than a century ago were constructed during the reign of the legendary Kingdom of Aksum, which ruled Northeast Africa throughout the entire first millennium AD. Thanks to a detailed analysis performed by […]

FTX and the Curious History of Farmington State Bank

In late November, Protos began demystifying the mysterious ties of the bankrupt and fraud-riddled cryptocurrency exchange FTX to “a small bank in rural Washington,” known as Farmington State Bank. Given that it has only 3 employees and is one of the smallest banks in the entire United States, Protos noted that “the fact that [this bank] somehow finds itself embroiled […]

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