Going home to Doggerland
If you are of Western European descent, there’s a strong possibility that you once had ancestors who lived in an area of Europe called Doggerland. If you’re sitting there thinking to yourself that you’ve never heard of Doggerland and haven’t the faintest idea where it is, I can help you. […]
The Malleability of History
“A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable.” – Thomas Jefferson, September 8, 1817 As a society, we often nurse the belief that history is a definite thing that can never be changed. We teach in our schools and classrooms that this […]
Ancient Mysteries: The Antikythera Mechanism
One of the most mysterious finds to ever come out of Ancient Greece was the Antikythera Mechanism. (If you’re wondering how to pronounce it, the answer is: an”ti-ki-thēr’u.) This device was found in the wreckage of an Ancient Greek sailing vessel found somewhere between 1900-1901 just off the cost of Antikythera, […]
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