Monthly Archives: August 2012

Article: Archaeology – Aztec Mass Sacrifice Find in Mexico City


The link below is to an article (with pictures) reporting on the discovery of a mass sacrifice pit under Mexico City, on the site of the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan.

For more visit:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120829-aztec-sacrifice-templo-mayor-bones-archaeology/

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Article: World War I Recruitment Posters


The link below is to an article featuring World War I recruitment posters from around the world.

For more visit:
http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/139856


Article: Weird Guns from History


The link below is to an article on some of the stranger guns from histofy.

For more visit:
http://dvice.com/archives/2012/08/forgotten-firea.php


Website: Facebook Timeline Featuring History of the Internet


The link below is to a Facebook Page featuring a history of the Internet in its Timeline.

For more visit:
https://www.facebook.com/Grovo/info


Article: 8 October 1871 – The Night America Burned


The link below is to an article that investigates the deadly fires that burned across the USA on the 8th October 1871, killing thousands of people.

For more visit:
http://io9.com/5897629/october-8-1871-the-night-america-burned


Article: Hatfield-McCoy Feud – all over a Pig


The link below is to a very small, yet interesting article about the Hatfield-McCoy Feud between 1878 and 1890.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/26/Drawn-To-Facts-No-001/


Article: The History of the Exclamation Point


I like to focus on the big issues here and so today, the article linked to below is on the history of the Exclamation Point. That’s right!

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2012/08/the-history-of-the-exclamation-point/


Article: Neil Armstrong Has Died


The link below is to an article dealing with the death of Neil Armstrong, first man to set foot on the moon back in 1969.

For more visit:
http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/25/RIP-Neil-Armstrong/


Article: The 10 Biggest Book Burnings in Literary History


The link below is to an article that looks at 10 of the biggest book burning events in history.

For more visit:
http://www.bachelorsdegreeonline.com/blog/2012/the-10-biggest-book-burnings-in-literary-history/


Article: A History of Pallets


The link below is to an article that offers a look at the history of pallets.

For more visit:
http://www.slate.com/articles/business/transport/2012/08/pallets_the_single_most_important_object_in_the_global_economy_.single.html


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