Why bother attacking castles at all? Why not go around?
Everything valuable (people, crops, animals, chattel, etc.) were withdrawn within the castle. That means that the attacker can’t just go around the castle, the[...]
Why was there a perceived high rate of AIDS infection among Haitians?
Does Haiti have high rates of AIDS? The HIV Epidemic in Haiti Outside of sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean region has the highest adult HIV[...]
Is there any evidence of modern technology today that has been rediscovered?
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Why didn’t cheese spoil when it was given as rations to soldiers?
How long did medieval cheese last? The right kind of cheese can last for many months just stored up in the basement, especially during[...]
WW1 Uniform – Which country does this uniform belong to?
Who made uniforms in ww1? A 2018 video shows the typical clothing worn by British troops in World War I to protect them from[...]
Is the Disme or the Flowing Hair Dollar the considered the first official U.S coin?
Authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792, this was the first dollar the U.S. government issued. The flowing-hair design appeared in 1794 and was[...]
Did any UK declaration of war extend automatically to Australia?
Can you be forced to go to war Australia? Australia currently has provisions for conscription only during times of war if it is authorised[...]
Did Herman Melville help write his uncle’s book?
What is Herman Melville most famous work? Not until the early 20th century was Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick first recognized as a literary[...]
Were any German cities spared by the Allies for personal or idiosyncratic reasons?
Why was Heidelberg spared? While many German cities faced severe destruction during the Second World War, Heidelberg was largely spared by the allied bombings.[...]