Category Archives: History

$14 POP-BH-18

Say you were facing a potential Mad Max world, and carrying a gun or knife in your car would get you arrested (i.e. Chicago). What could you put in the car that would not be too suspicious, yet in a few seconds would give you THE best medieval battle weapon in history, the Battle Hammer? Continue reading

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Egyptian Lighting

A plausible way to make an Egyptian Lightbulb from a few thousand B.C. Continue reading

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Campi Flegrei, Neanderthals Extinction & Now

Will the same volcano that is likely to have destroyed the Neanderthal homeland do the same again? And soon? Implications for Europe… Continue reading

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Herodotus, Heracles, Keltoi, Kynesians, Salt & Ships

A long wide look at some history of the Celts, Atlantis, and things salt and seaborne. Continue reading

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