Monthly Archives: June 2012

Article: Biting in Sports History


The link below looks into some examples of biting in the history of sport.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/131849

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Article: US War of Independence – Spying in Jail


The link below is to an article that looks at some unlikely heroes in the US War of Independence – a group of men who acted as spies from their jail cells.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/132072


Article: Brief and Incomplete History of Animals In Space


The link below is to an article that looks at the history of animals in space.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/131699


Article: Powdered Wigs


The link below is to an article that takes a look at powdered wigs.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/131929


Article: Russian Army Fashions of the 1890s


The link below is to an article that includes some great photos of Russian army uniforms from about the 1890s.

For more visit:
http://www.flavorwire.com/303875/surprisingly-fabulous-russian-army-fashions-of-the-1890s


Article: The History of Margarine


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the history of margarine.

For more visit:
http://dissentmagazine.org/online.php?id=612


Article: WWI – Germany and the Ottoman Empire


The link below is to an article about the lead up to World War I. It features the relationship between Germany and the Ottoman Empire.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/131284


Today in History: 25 June 2008


I Lost My Dearest Friend

Four years ago today, my dearest friend Rebecca died. I have a memorial site for her and the link to it is below. I miss you Bec.

http://www.respectance.com.au/Rebecca_Therese_Morris/


Article: WWI – Bigger Battleships


The link below is to an article dealing with the lead-up to World War I and the appearance of ‘dreadnought’ battleships in the world’s navies.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/130680


Article: Origin of the Boy Scouts


The link below is to an article that looks into the origin of the Boy Scouts.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/22/forged-in-the-heat-of-battle-the-origin-of-the-boy-scouts/


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