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The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.

Theodore Roosevelt

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Geology Rocks

Amethyst Keeps You Sober Since a young age, I have collected rocks for any reason teetering on the logical fence. Naturally, as I get older, my interest lies in their composition and not just how pretty they are (although that definitely helps). As a leisure activity, I often like to go rock digging with myContinue reading “Geology Rocks”

Here we explore the world beyond the history textbook. See the real, uncut, unedited, macabre, and inspirational side of history.

Human history in essence is the history of ideas.

H. G. Wells

Clio, Muse of History

The ancient world shaped and sculpted the foundation for the modern world. Explore the darkness and enlightenment of this era to better understand the development of the Western world.

Frederick Douglass, ca. 1879. George K. Warren. (National Archives Gift Collection) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 200-FL-22 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 113

Read, for yourself, the words of voices of the past. They tell a story which is deeply engrained outside of the history textbook. Let them inspire you.

Flagellants in the Netherlands town of Tournai (Doornik), 1349. Flagellants, known as the Brothers of the Cross Chromolithograph after Chronica Aegidii Li Muisius.

The world casts shadows. Not everything about history is pleasant. See the darker side of history and learn from it. We celebrate the informative and the macabre.

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