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10 Ancient Psychological Warfare Tactics

History Abraham Rinquist December 11, 2016 Psychological warfare misleads, intimidates, and demoralizes the enemy. This use of threats, propaganda, and subtler strategies has been employed for millennia to influence adversaries’ thinking. Civilians and soldiers alike are targets of this cunning....
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10 Horrors Of Being Invaded By The Assyrian Army

History Mark Oliver December 7, 2016 Nearly 3,000 years ago, a nation few remember today swept through the Middle-East. They laid cities to waste, tortured the survivors, and spread terror everywhere they went. This was Assyria—the first nation to make...
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10 Shocking Myths About Electricity

Misconceptions Luke Danes December 5, 2016 Many centuries of research and study have passed since Benjamin Franklin conducted his experiments with a kite in 1752, but there are still many myths about this revolutionary form of energy. Rest aside your...
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10 Historically Riveting Facts About Embalming

Facts Adam R. Ramos December 4, 2016 Embalming is performed to ensure the preservation of the deceased for various reasons, be they religious, educational, or for funeral viewings. The following facts pertain to the historical intricacies that led to the...
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10 Badass Enemies Of Ancient Rome

History Cristian Violatti December 4, 2016 Roman civilization grew by destroying hundreds of others. In this process, many brave men and women challenged the almighty Roman army in the name of freedom, and even the Romans expressed their admiration for...
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10 Surprising Upsides To Colonialism

History Morris M. December 3, 2016 Colonialism gets a bad rep these days, often with good reason. You’d have to be a madman to look at King Leopold’s adventures in the Congo, for example, and conclude that the Belgians were...
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10 Strange And Forgotten Pastimes Of Decades Past

10 Strange And Forgotten Pastimes Of Decades Past

History Mike Floorwalker December 2, 2016 With all of the seemingly endless options for amusement we have today, it’s easy to forget that this hasn’t been the case for very long. Before the Internet gave us immediate access to whatever...
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