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Salem Witch Trials

During the Salem Witch Trials, None of the People Who Actually Confessed to Being a Witch were Executed. All 20 Who were Executed for Being Witches Refused to Confess.

The Salem witch trials took place in colonial Massachusetts between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were charged with witchcraft or the Devil’s magic, and 20 were executed. Eventually, the colony admitted that the trials were a mistake and compensated the victims’ families. Those accused of witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials did not …

During the Salem Witch Trials, None of the People Who Actually Confessed to Being a Witch were Executed. All 20 Who were Executed for Being Witches Refused to Confess. Read More »

Name of the Year

The Popularity of Doer Names for Boys Like Racer, Trooper, Charger, Wrangler, and More Rose in Popularity Between 1980 and 2000. There are Around 50,000 Doer Named Boys in a Year.

A name is a term used to identify an object to an outside observer. They can uniquely or contextually identify a class or group of items or a particular thing. The entity recognized by a name is referred to as the referent. A personal name identifies, albeit not always uniquely, a specific person. But when …

The Popularity of Doer Names for Boys Like Racer, Trooper, Charger, Wrangler, and More Rose in Popularity Between 1980 and 2000. There are Around 50,000 Doer Named Boys in a Year. Read More »

Odette Sansom Hallows

Odette Sansom Hallows was a Special Operations Executive During World War II. She was Captured by the Gestapo, Interrogated, Tortured and Sentenced to Death Twice. She Survived the War and was the First Woman to be Awarded the George Cross.

The Geheime Staatspolizei, or Gestapo, was Nazi Germany’s and German-occupied Europe’s official secret police. Hermann Göring established the force in 1933 by uniting Prussia’s multiple political police units into one organization. But did you know about the Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent that the Gestapo captured during World War II? Odette Sansom Hallowes was an …

Odette Sansom Hallows was a Special Operations Executive During World War II. She was Captured by the Gestapo, Interrogated, Tortured and Sentenced to Death Twice. She Survived the War and was the First Woman to be Awarded the George Cross. Read More »

Lysistrata

Lysistrata is an Ancient Greek Comedy Where Women Withheld Sex to End a War.

From the 6th century BCE, ancient Greek comedy was a popular and influential form of theater performed throughout ancient Greece. Aristophanes and Menander were the genre’s most famous playwrights, and their works, as well as those of their contemporaries, poked fun at politicians, philosophers, and fellow artists. But did you know there’s an ancient Greek …

Lysistrata is an Ancient Greek Comedy Where Women Withheld Sex to End a War. Read More »

Mapogo Lion Coalition

The Mapogo Lion Coalition is a Brutal Pack of Six Lions who Feasted Across Africa. They Claimed 170,000 Acres of Land and Killed Over 100 Other Lions and Cubs.

The Mapogo Lion Coalition was a group of South African lions that basically controlled the Sabi Sand region in Kruger Nationa Park. The group is infamous for its sheer strength and power, being able to dominate several acres of land and killing several other lions. But are they real? The Mapogo Lion Coalition, a vicious …

The Mapogo Lion Coalition is a Brutal Pack of Six Lions who Feasted Across Africa. They Claimed 170,000 Acres of Land and Killed Over 100 Other Lions and Cubs. Read More »