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St Patrick’s Day – 19 Interesting Facts

St Patrick's day is one of the most popular holidays in the United States, even more so than in Ireland. In case you are not familiar with Saint Patrick’s ...

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Top 20 Little Known Facts About Medieval Weapons

The Middle Ages have fascinated humans for centuries. Medieval times were not only about peace, prosperity, and exploration of the arts, but there were ...

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Native American Art – An Introduction

Given the vast size of North America, describing how Native American art has evolved is anything but an easy task. However, art historians have discovered ...

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Erik the Red – From Exile to Founding of Greenland 

Erik Thorvaldsson, or Erik the Red, is one of the most legendary and historically pivotal Norse explorers. A discoverer of Greenland and the father ...

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Viking Girls’ Names and Their Meanings (History) 

Vikings had several naming conventions that they followed whenever a newborn arrived in this world. These traditions, which affected both boys ...

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Traditional Persian Names for Boys and Their Meanings

Persian culture is one of the oldest existing civilizations, and as such, it has experienced many changes over time.  Through the centuries, Persia ...

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A Brief History of Abortion Around the World

When it comes to controversial socio-political topics, few are as contentious as abortion. What sets abortion aside from many of the other hot-button ...

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Women Rights Movement – A Brief History 

The Women's Rights Movement is one of the most influential social movements of the past two centuries in the Western world. In terms of its social impact ...

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History and Origins of Easter – How This Christian Holiday Evolved

Easter, Pascha, or just “The Great Day” as the holiday is called in many cultures, is one of the two biggest holidays in most Christian denominations, ...

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15 Interesting Facts about the Cold War

The United States and the Soviet Union emerged from World War II as the only nations with enough resources to consolidate themselves as the world's new ...

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History of Australia – An Amazing Story

Australia is a land of superlatives – it has the world’s oldest continuous culture, the largest monolith, the most venomous snake, the largest coral ...

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History of Yoga: From Ancient India to Modern Times

In today’s world, yoga is well-known for its physical and physiological benefits. However, this low-impact activity also has a long history that seems to ...

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