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11 Interesting Facts about the Silk Road

Since the dawn of civilization, roads have served as the life-giving arteries of culture, trade, and tradition. Despite its name, the Silk Road wasn’t an ...

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Statue of Liberty Facts That You Likely Don’t Know

Statues are more than just pieces of art. They are images of reality frozen in the medium that they are carved out of. Some become much more than that – ...

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A List of the Greatest Viking Kings

Vikings were known for being fearless and powerful warriors. Many of them went down in history as truly polarizing figures. While on one hand they are ...

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A Brief History of American Football

American football, simply called football in the US and Canada, originated during the second half of the 19th century. Initially, American football combined ...

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Ancient Japanese Weapons – A List

Japan’s warriors are known for their loyalty, strength, power, and code of conduct. They’re also known for the weapons that they carried – typically, the ...

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History of Labor Day Explained

Labor Day is a federal holiday dedicated to celebrating the contributions and achievements made by the American Labor movements. In the US, this day is ...

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Ronin – The Disgraced Japanese Samurai

The Japanese ronin are legendary and yet they’re often widely misrepresented. Fascinating historic figures turned into romantic mythological characters, ...

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The Bushido Code – The Way of The Warrior

Bushido was established around the eighth century as a code of conduct for the samurai class of Japan. It was concerned with the behavior, lifestyle, and ...

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Ragnar Lodbrok – The Myth and The Man

Ragnar Lodbrok is simultaneously one of the most famous Viking heroes and a person so shrouded in mystery that historians are still not sure who he was. ...

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Vikings History – Who Were They and Why Are They Important?

Historical accounts and the mass media have built a distinct image of what Vikings were: bearded, muscled men and women clad in leather and fur who drank, ...

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Día de los Muertos Altar – Elements Explained

Día de los Muertos is a multiple day holiday that originated in Mexico, and which celebrates the dead. This festivity takes place on the 1st and 2nd of ...

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Top 20 Surprising Facts About Vikings

Vikings are perhaps some of history’s most fascinating groups of people. It is not uncommon when reading about Vikings to come across articles that ...

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