The Invention of Radar 1935

The invention of radar has revolutionized the way we navigate and interact with the world around us. It was first developed in the early twentieth century by a British physicist named Sir Robert Watson-Watt, and has since become an invaluable tool for navigation, surveillance, and defence.

Medieval Dance Mania, the Dancing Plague and Tarantism: 7th to 17th Century European Outbreaks

Medieval Dance Mania, the Dancing Plague and Tarantism are often confused and named as the same event, but in reality, they were different outbreaks of the crazed plague that swept Europe at different periods of time and in different locations.

Gaugamela: The Battle That Changed The World – 331 BC

The battle of Gaugamela was no doubt a decisive battle that changed the history of the world. Its triumph opened the door to the known world for the Macedonian Army. Alexander became the king of kings after this battle as he went on to defeat the remaining Persian Army and became the king of the known world (Persia, at that time).

The Thule Bomb Accident 1968: A Series of Catastrophic Events

The United States of America installed several military bases in Greenland.  One of those bases was Camp Century, the other was the Thule Air Base where the Thule Bomb Accident of 1968 took place

When Did People Start Cooking With Fire?

The Origin of Cooking with Fire.
The exact origins of cooking are not known, but early humans did, at some time in the distant past, master fire and begin using it for food preparation. We know from archaeological evidence that
When Did People Start Cooking With Fire?

The French Built a “Fake Paris” in 1917

In order to better defend their capital city of Paris during World War I, the French constructed a mockup of the metropolis to the city’s immediate north.
The French Built a “Fake Paris” in 1917

‘McNamara’s Morons’: The Folly of American Foreign Policy

The year was 1966. America was at war with Vietnam. Casualties were high on both sides. On America’s end, African Americans suffered disproportionately high casualty rates in Vietnam. In 1965 alone they comprised 14.1% of total combat deaths when they only comprised approximately 11% of the total U.S. population in the same year.
McNamara’s Morons: The Folly of American Foreign Policy