Before the year recedes entirely into history, let's do a quick retrospective of it.
Archives for 2011
Time: Christmas Eve, 1700 Place: Scandinavia What was it like to live in Sweden 300 years ago? During the summer the average temperature was in
A revelation with an Incredibly Big Message (IBM): Well, you might have thought that you knew how the Internet started, but here's the TRUE story
Time: 1106Place: Kaifeng, ChinaThis scroll shows the capital city of China. It dates from this time. Emperor Huizong of the Song Dynasty is 23
Blogging Will Durant’s History of CivilizationOutside of the main civilizations of the ancient history of the Middle East, Egypt,
121. (c) Now when it became day, the king entered into the chamber and was very greatly amazed, seeing the body of the thief held in the trap without
Any girl can be glamorous. All you have to do is stand still and look stupid. - Hedy Lamarr More on Hedy Lamarr.
- Another installment in my seriesCHURCHILL’S WORLDStories of the world during the time Winston Churchill lived in it: 1874 to 1965.In 1877, when
It was at Algiers in North Africa in 1943. Bob Hope was there with his USO tour to entertain the troops and to meet General Eisenhower. Ike promised