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Brian

Brian

Writer, Tennis Fan, Musician, formerly worked in Reality TV.
February 13, 2019

Today In History: Dresden Firebombed

Today in 1945, Allied forces began the firebombing campaign that would completely destroy the ...

February 5, 2018

Unbelievable Lost Photos of the Titanic

The RMS Titanic was, and is, the most famous ship in history. The British passenger liner ...

February 2, 2018

These Brothers Are Trying To Solve The Oak Island Myste...

For over two hundred years, rumors have circulated about a trove of bur...

January 30, 2018

Zachary Quinto to Host 'In Search Of' TV Reboot

Zachary Quinto is an actor best known for portraying Spock in the new Star Trek mov...

June 9, 2017

Hold Your Horses: Secretariat Won Triple Crown 44 Years...

I wish I'd put down $1,000 on Secretariat in April 1973 for the upcoming...

May 24, 2017

What is Memorial Day All About?

For those who are new to the states, Memorial Day is an annual holiday honoring soldiers who h...

May 18, 2017

May 18th, 1956: Mickey Mantle Becomes All-Time Switch H...

Batting from both sides of the plate is one of the hardest things to do ...

May 17, 2017

The Israeli Military is Introducing a New Generation of...

Metaphorically speaking, Israel is on an island in the Middle East. Wit...

May 9, 2017

That Day When Louis Armstrong Knocked The Beatles Out o...

You don't understand. The Beatles run of massive hits in the 1960's was ...

May 5, 2017

Why is Cinco De Mayo Celebrated in the U.S. and Mexico?

Cinco De Mayo is more than 150 years old. It started as a celebration of th...

May 1, 2017

Has An 18th Century Werewolf Returned to England? Or Ar...

Back in the 18th century, a werewolf named "Old Stinker" was reported by...

April 26, 2017

What is Anzac Day All About? Here's What

If you are Australian or a New Zealander, you understand the significance of Anzac Day. Oc...

April 13, 2017

Tiger Won His First Masters on This Day in 1997

It's hard to believe that it was twenty years ago when the world was introduced to ...

April 8, 2017

On This Day: Mr. Buddha Was Born

In 563 B.C., none other than the founder of Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, was born. He is believed to ...

March 21, 2017

The Modern Human Skull Has Evolved Along With Walking O...

Two things can grow together. According to a published study from the Un...

March 17, 2017

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day? Do It Like The Ancient E...

Did you know? Ancient Egyptians enjoyed a cold one every now and then. I...

March 11, 2017

Grave Reveals 7,000 Year Old Garments of a Stone Age Ma...

7,000 years ago there was no Macy's, no Van's, no Fred Perry's and no ba...

March 9, 2017

Evidence Indicates The Scots Fought Dirty, Are You Surp...

The Scots have a long history of fighting. Oftentimes the enemy has been...

March 6, 2017

What To Understand About IPOs In Terms of Snapchat

Yay! A company just went public! Let's buy some stock in it, pronto! Uh, not so ...

March 1, 2017

12 Years Ago Today, Honda Announced The New Civic

In September 2017, I will have paid off my Honda Civic. It's a car that has gotte...

February 28, 2017

The Final Episode of M*A*S*H Aired On This Date in 1983

M*A*S*H was one of the highest rated television shows of all-time, and its ...

February 28, 2017

These Greenland Spirits Gained Power By Doing, What?

Just when you'd thought you'd heard it all, you realized it's 2017. The year w...

February 27, 2017

Mardi Gras Has Been A New Orleans Tradition Since 1827

On February 26th, 1827, a group of masked students took to the streets of Ne...

February 27, 2017

A Celtic Horse Harness Became a Coveted Brooch for a No...

Bronze brooches are apparently buried as status symbols? Or at least thi...

February 25, 2017

Here Are The Shows on The History Channel That People A...

The History Channel routinely catches flack from its traditional viewers...

February 24, 2017

On This Date, John Quincy Adams Began Arguing in the Am...

On this day in 1840, President John Quincy Adams, son of some guy with a...

February 23, 2017

On This Day in 1945, the U.S. Flag Was Raised at Iwo Ji...

It's been 71 years since one of the bloodiest battles of World War II ca...

February 23, 2017

Siberian Unicorns? What Were They All About?

About 2.6 million years ago some pretty large creatures roamed the planet. No, not woo...

February 16, 2017

Silver Dollars Were Made Legal Back in 1878 With Bland-...

The Bland-Allison Act of 1878 called for a return to the minting of silv...

February 16, 2017

With The Daytona 500 Approaching, We Remember Jeff Gord...

Jeff Gordon retired from his 22-year racing career in 2015, leaving...