That rally, of course, was also the biggest sucker's rally in history. After the market peaked in April 1930, it crashed again, eventually ending up down 89% from the 1929 high and more than 80% from the 1930 high.
In the winter the chickens would come up under the house and sit in the basement, so if we wanted a chicken we’d raise a plank up and reach down and get the chicken. (It was warm in the wintertime. The base of that chimney would be nice and warm...
The Nazis did not ‘lose’ the so called BoB because while they launched an attack it was called off by Hitler in November for reasons we shall now elucidate. From this was drawn the conclusion that the BoB was won by Britain under Churchill’s lead
As Father and I know, and as we try not to remind them, there is no good reason for our subjects to pay their taxes, row our ships, fight our battles or tip their caps to us other than tradition and the threat of violence (which is implicit...
This ‘African Stonehenge’ which we have called ‘Adam’s Calendar’ has for the first time created a link to the countless other circular stone ruins in southern Africa and suggests that these ruins are much older than we thought.
Adam’s Calendar – Should actually be called ENKI’s calendar. The flagship ruin at the centre of the largest and most mysterious ancient city on Earth.. The Sumerian tablets tell us that this was a special place of observation built by ENKI in the de
With the monumental profits that were derived from the slave, although one can accede to the fact that Africans did participate in the transatlantic slave trade, one cannot equate that with European culpability for slavery.
Funny article from cracked.com detailing some of Americas more frivolous skirmishes with itself. Long before and after the "Civil War" Americans were fighting amongst themselves and this article is here to give examples as to when where and why the
Heyerdahl and subsequent researchers believed that statues he found lying on their backs and faces near the roads were abandoned during transportation by the ancient Polynesians. But his theory has been completely rejected by the team led by Manch
Evidence of DNA manipulation in our distant past? The Human Genome Project has dished up some real surprises to scientists. The first surprise was the vast percentage of the human DNA that is inactive. It is estimated that at least 97% of our DNA
Why is Guy Fawkes' face so popular as a mask? Lets look at what he did with his life: The Gunpowder Plot On November 5, 1605, a handful of pissed-off British Catholics thought they'd get the religious tolerance ball rolling by blowing upRead Letter
There's a reason we honor those who have given their lives for the United States. Video: Why we celebrate Memorial Day.
If however the Russian army was ready to hurl several million soldiers into Germany, then they would be caught flat footed and hugely out of place and exposed. It is possible that the swift German success in 1940 in France gave Stalin pause and he h
The good non-political people at Cracked.com put together an article several months ago but it deserves to be revisited. If you feel like this article is biased then think about why you feel that way.
Vietnam marked the 35th anniversary of the Communist victory in the Vietnam War with a grand military parade through the former Saigon, with the government basking more in its economic achievements than its historic military defeat of the United Stat
Warming temperatures are melting patches of ice that have been in place for thousands of years in the mountains of the Canadian High Arctic and in turn revealing a treasure trove of ancient hunting tools.
The historians John Thornton and Linda Heywood of Boston University estimate that 90 percent of those shipped to the New World were enslaved by Africans and then sold to European traders. The sad truth is that without complex business partnerships be
Library to acquire ENTIRE Twitter archive -- ALL public tweets, ever, since March 2006! Details to follow.
The Army Corps of Engineers has uncovered what could be a fourth major disposal area for World War I-era munitions and chemical weapons in the nation's capital. Digging was suspended after workers pulled smoking glassware from the pit,
In the past I have given you quote compliations from the left on everything from the environment to America. Below is a compilation of inspiring quotes from the founders and other patriots about our nation, liberty and our national values. They put t
The ancestors of modern Scottish people left behind mysterious, carved stones that new research has just determined contain the written language of the Picts, an Iron Age society that existed in Scotland from 300 to 843. The highly stylized rock e
"The Negro is indolent and spends his money on frivolities and booze, whereas the European is forward-looking, organized and intelligent." Racist Communist killer revolutionaries are so 1960s. As in Che is passé.
Researchers believe they have found evidence of real natural disasters on which the ten plagues of Egypt, which led to Moses freeing the Israelites from slavery in the Book of Exodus in the Bible, were based.
The Freedom School was founded in 1956 “to conduct a school for students sixteen years old and over to teach primarily the libertarian philosophy of individualism.” The courses run for a two-week period and cost from $60 (“workshops for advanced stud
APFN — March 13, 2010 — The shadow government of assassins, arms dealers, drug smugglers,former CIA operatives and top US military personnel who were running foreign policy unaccountable to the public, revealing the Reagan/Bush administration's pl
Their kingdom [not that] long ago overthrown, Native Hawaiians seeking redress are closer than they've ever been to being allowed to establish their own government. [Oh, lucky few.]
Japan confirmed Tuesday secret Cold War-era pacts with Washington that tacitly allowed nuclear warships in Japanese ports in violation of a hallowed postwar principle, effectively acknowledging that previous governments had lied about them for decade
Scouting founder Lord Robert Baden-Powell was invited to meet Adolf Hitler after friendly talks with the Hitler Youth about forming closer ties, secret British files released Monday showed. Britain's Baden-Powell, who started the Scouts in 1907, h
Cooking is something we all take for granted but a new theory suggests that if we had not learned to cook food, not only would we still look like chimps but, like them, we would also be compelled to spend most of the day chewing.
The site isn't just old, it redefines old: the temple was built 11,500 years ago—a staggering 7,000 years before the Great Pyramid, and more than 6,000 years before Stonehenge first took shape