Tag Archive: history

Do you know what the terrible Genghis Khan liked to eat most of all? You will definitely be able to impress guests and feed a whole crowd. Kind of mesmerizing to watch.

Ingredients: ⚫ Meat ⚫ Onion ⚫ Salt ⚫ Pepper

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “Fifth of May”) in Mexico is an annual celebration held on May 5th. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. The victory of the smaller Mexican force against a larger French force was a boost to morale for the Mexicans. Zaragoza died months after the battle due to illness. A year after the battle, a larger French force defeated the Mexican army at the Second Battle of Puebla, and Mexico City soon fell to the invaders.

Ireland. The Emerald Isle. From their harsh land they’ve bred a strong people. Under the yoke of the English for many centuries, discover how Ireland became the prosperous EU member it is today, and… also… how it became split between two nations.

An 800-year-old pack horse bridge in Lancashire, England.

Pic of the Day – 1/27/21

Holocaust Remembrance Day eye makeup art by Tal Peleg.

Caitlin Doughty – Ask A Mortician tells us about that time San Francisco was plagued by THE LITERAL PLAGUE.

Veritasium explains how Kodak detected the first atomic bomb before anyone else figured it out. Then they made a deal not to tell anyone.

YouTuber Caitlin Doughty – Ask A Mortician tells us about the St. Francis Dam failure of 1928.

YouTuber Ask A Mortician delves into the complicated case of “Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t Jesse James”?

Caitlin, aka Ask A Mortician, talks with Dr. Kami Fletcher, president of The Collective for Radical Death Studies, to find out the history of black funeral parlors and why they still exist today. “Black people used death to claim humanity.”

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