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  1. How Columbus, Of All People, Became a National Symbol

    ... by historians until he was resurrected as a symbol of the United States. Christopher Columbus in chains ( public domain ) ... Views of The World's Columbian Exposition After Paris, the United States set out to prove to the world it was the equal ...

    ancient-origins - 08/10/2017 - 13:56

  2. The Strange Story of Daisy of Pless and Her Long Sought After Necklace

    ... William II, the German Emperor and King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. The very strong bond between Daisy and ... a series of memoirs that were widely read in the United Kingdom, the United States, and in Continental Europe. It was a huge scandal and ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 24/01/2016 - 00:59

  3. This Scary Season: Halloween and Paranormal Phenomena Make for Spooky Supernatural Events

    ... began to physically injure us in clear view of others”, states Terry, a 35-year-old wife and mother of two from ... the U.S. might be the one time of the year that both stand united in simply having a good time in the shadow of such ... the festival originated amidst the region now known as the United Kingdom and celebrated the one night each year that ...

    ancient-origins - 13/10/2018 - 18:28

  4. Tooth Fairy Tales: The Strange Origins of the Dental Sprite

    ... out. Belief in the tooth fairy has become so common in the United States that losing belief in her is considered a rite of ... harm? The rituals associated with the tooth fairy in the United States also bear an eerie resemblance to rituals used ...

    Caleb Strom - 10/08/2018 - 22:53

  5. Demise of ancient Rapa Nui civilization linked to European contact

    ... the people. Researchers from Chile, New Zealand, and the United States are doing hydration testing of obsidian artifacts to ... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America says: “This analysis confirms that ...

    Mark Miller - 22/05/2018 - 22:07

  6. The Adena Giant Revealed: Profile of Prehistoric Mound Builders

    ... view of the Adena Mound, located in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States, northwest of downtown. The type site for the Adena ...

    jason and sarah - 08/12/2015 - 14:53

  7. The Establishment Has Already Acknowledged A Lost Race of Giants - Part 1

    ... the discovery of the Unique Physical Types all over the United States, with a large concentration found in the mounds and ... Bryant and Sydney Howard Gay, A Popular History of the United States, Vol I (1888), p. 24. ( Wikimedia Commons ) ...

    jason and sarah - 23/05/2015 - 14:56

  8. Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago

    ... reached South America in the 19th century penetrating the United States at the beginning of the 20th century with Mexican ... outlawed in Utah in 1915, and by 1931 it was illegal in 29 states. By 1937, the Marijuana Tax Act put cannabis under the ...

    ashley cowie - 22/05/2019 - 22:52

  9. The Very Strange History of the Easter Bunny

    ... – but that’s just not the case. Leviticus 11:6 states that the hare is an unclean animal: “The hare, for ... Indeed, in his 1835 book Deutsche Mythologie, Jacob Grimm states that “the Easter Hare is unintelligible to me, but ... took the custom of the Easter Bunny with them to the United States and, by the end of the 19th century, sweet ...

    ancient-origins - 16/04/2017 - 18:46

  10. St George’s Chapel: A Right British Royal Peculiar

    ... there. St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, United Kingdom. S ource: LAURA /Adobe Stock Founding of St ... the Order’s early history. For instance, one theory states that Edward was inspired by Arthurian legends and ...

    dhwty - 13/01/2020 - 14:00

  11. Legalized Marijuana: Canada Comes Round to the Wisdom of Ages

    ... ( Wikimedia Commons ) Cannabis finally reached the United States at the beginning of the 20th century, arriving in the ... the early 1900's, a number of state and local laws in the United States began prohibiting the use of marijuana.  A ...

    Bryan Hill - 17/10/2018 - 16:54

  12. Roman nanotechnology inspires next-generation holograms for information storage

    ... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  in 2014, the interference produced by the ... - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America By  April Holloway Roman ...

    aprilholloway - 05/10/2014 - 23:14

  13. The Remarkable Ancient Navigation System of the Marshall Islands

    ... around the island of Rongelap to the north. In 1954, the United States bombed nearby Bikini Atoll with nukes, poisoning ... New York Times Magazine article, written by Kim Tingley, states: Over the next decades, no new ri-metos were ...

    Mark Miller - 03/08/2016 - 03:43

  14. Evidence of Ancient Megalithic Culture in Massachusetts Revealed For the First Time

    ... the other side of the Atlantic Ocean in the northeastern United States, otherwise known as New England. Mysterious Megalithic ... Works in New England New England is a small set of states about the size of Ireland, in terms of square ...

    Josiah Vigneau - 23/02/2017 - 18:50

  15. Last Survivor of an Amazonian Tribe is Glimpsed

    ... flu. These groups are in the main located in the Brazilian states of Rondonia and Mato Grosso. Genetic studies link ... and Australasia An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States Lost Amazonian Tribes: Why the West Can’t Get Over ...

    Ed Whelan - 24/07/2018 - 13:50

  16. Three-Thousand-Year-Old Living Language Loses Last Monolingual Speaker

    Less than 20 Native American languages spoken in the United States are projected to survive another 100 years and the ... age 55. It is because of these declining numbers that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...

    chickasaw - 13/04/2014 - 00:15

  17. Tests Underway to Solve Enigma of Naked Cerne Abbas Giant

    Archaeologists in the United Kingdom have begun tests to determine the age of a ... and local people for centuries.  Archaeologists in the United Kingdom have begun tests to determine the age of a ... which is also shown with a large phallus. The Telegraph states that “local folklore has long held it to be a ...

    Ed Whelan - 24/03/2020 - 13:05

  18. The Sacrifice of Tsali, The Cherokee Folk Hero Who Gave His Life For His People

    ... of his actions during the removal. In short, the legend states that Tsali gave himself up to the government to be ... For instance, their government was modeled on that of the United States and the syllabary of the Cherokee language was ...

    dhwty - 10/03/2019 - 14:11

  19. Gupta Empire of Ancient India Was Golden Age of Goodwill, Artistic Endeavors and Military Might

    ... was able to keep the northern part of India politically united for a period of time, and its territories included ... which was filled by the emergence of various smaller states. These states were constantly at war with each other. This situation ...

    dhwty - 18/06/2018 - 13:58

  20. As Wise as Solomon: The Powerful King Who Magically Ruled Israel

    King Solomon was the fourth (or third) ruler of the United Kingdom of Israel. He is remembered primarily for his ... King Solomon was the fourth (or third) ruler of the United Kingdom of Israel . He is remembered primarily for his ... Solomon ruled for a total of 40 years and the Hebrew Bible states that he died of natural causes. An interesting account ...

    dhwty - 17/11/2019 - 19:08

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