Tag Archive: history

Who’s hungry… for historical knowledge? Ask A Mortician tells us the full story, and even travels to the site of the cabins.

Marlene Dietrich Mashup

Fun Fact: Dietrich was a spy for OSS during World War Two!

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Sam O’Nella Academy enlightens us:

Pic of the Day – 6/17/19

Brick arched rows in a Victorian era-subterranean reservoir beneath London, by Forgotten Heritage Photography.

Improbable Tales of Survival

Sam O’Nella Academy shares a few of them with us!


Pic of the Day – 5/23/19

The Temple of Hercules at the Amman Citadel, Jordan, by photographer Zaid Abutaha.

Asking for a friend.

Dead Body Hijinks (Part 2)

That’s right, kids! It’s time for MORE dead body hijinks!

Dead Body Hijinks

YouTuber Sam O’Nella Academy tells us of times when dead bodies have been, well, appropriated for, um, non-burial uses. (Ew! Not that! Get your minds out of the gutter.)

Opium was illegal in China, but that didn’t stop the East India Company from manufacturing it for the black market. The Chinese emperor appointed an official, Lin Zexu, to stop it. He seized and burned huge opium caches held by British merchants, and ultimately ordered the British out of China entirely. Instead, they set up base on a barren island that would become known as Hong Kong.

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