Tag: Christianity

Martin Luther’s 95 Theses: How a single document started a religious revolution

An ancient Israeli ring may have been worn by the official who executed Jesus

Who’s your daddy? The genetic expansion of Charlemagne and Genghis Khan

Why egg-droppin’ bunnies and the resurrection of Christ are linked

Rare 2,600-year-old agate seal and clay stamp found bearing Biblical names

January 3, 1521: Martin Luther is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church

December 25, 800 CE: Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor

September 10th, 1509: Earthquake known as “The Lesser Judgment Day” hits Constantinople

Boy unearths treasure from Danish king, and it’s surprising link to Bluetooth

Recently discovered mid-10th century crucifix could change understanding of Denmark’s Christian history

How a poem and a volcano led Iceland to Christianity

Ulric, Brunhild, and Phrowenia — A brief history of name trends

Intersex individuals throughout history

The secret horror house of Madame LaLaurie

World 08.19.19

The longest and shortest marriages in Hollywood

Dodgers Stadium was once home to the lost barrio of Chavez Ravine

Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors

General 08.15.19

Revisiting Woodstock with those who went, 50 years later

General 08.14.19

John Dillinger’s body to be exhumed after 85 years

World 08.12.19

Puerto Rico’s purgatory as an unequal part of the US

30 surprising facts about ‘M*A*S*H’

Today in history 08.09.19

August 9, 1974: Gerald Ford succeeds Nixon as president

General 08.06.19

A history of the US deporting its own citizens

How Rocky and Rambo brought down the Soviet Union

How Josef Mengele became a wanted man

World 08.05.19

Fun facts you never knew about the UK’s Queen Victoria

US 08.04.19

California governor apologizes to Native Americans

The last days of Edward Teach, AKA Blackbeard

Inside Andersonville: The Civil War’s most cold-blooded prison

World 08.02.19

The dark secrets and somber fates of ‘The Little Rascals’

Everything you need to know about France’s famous Arc de Triomphe

General 08.01.19

From The battlefield to the boulevard: A brief history of the white picket fence

Catherine de Medici: The fascinating and troubled life of France’s deadly ‘Queen Mother’

US 07.31.19

The influence of the Jazz Age on the ‘Great Gatsby’

General 07.30.19

The first presidential debate featured two women, and it happened in 1956

A comprehensive guide to all the cool Norse gods

US 07.29.19

Gilligan’s Island: A fateful trip behind-the-scenes

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