Government

Caligula

Caligula is Known as the Most Mad Roman Emperor. His Name was Given to Him By His Father’s Soldiers While Being on Campaign with Them in Germania. His Name Means “Little Boots”.

Mad, evil, and bloodthirsty. These are a few epithets attributed to men traditionally considered the worst Roman emperors. Ironically, these miscreants are among the best-known Roman rulers for all the wrong reasons. The list of their misdeeds is vast, from flinging people off cliffs to naming a horse a consul to playing an instrument while …

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Trent Park

Trent Park was the British Prisoners of War Camp During World War II. They Would Take Axis Prisoners and Let Them Live in Luxury. The House was Bugged, and the Program Gave Allies Lots of Vital Intel

Trent Park is an English country house in north London, along with its former extensive grounds. The original great house, several statues, and other structures within the grounds, such as the Orangery, are Grade II listed structures. The site is designated as Metropolitan Green Belt, is located within a conservation area, and is grade II …

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Hawaiian Flag

Hawaii has the Union Jack on its State Flag Because the King Liked the Design, but They Were Never Really Colonized by the UK

The Hawaiian flag was previously used by the Hawaiian kingdom, protectorate, republic, and territory. It is the only state flag in the United States that includes a foreign country’s national flag. The inclusion of the Union Jack of the United Kingdom represents the Royal Navy’s historical relations with the Hawaiian Kingdom, particularly with King Kamehameha …

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Driver's way

Before Getting A Driver’s License in Sierra Leone, You Need to Buy A Board Game Called “The Driver’s Way”

Sierra Leone, officially known as the Republic of Sierra Leone, and colloquially as Salone, is a country on West Africa’s southwest coast. It is bounded to the southeast by Liberia, and the northern half of the country is surrounded by Guinea. But did you know that they have a peculiar way of applying for a …

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Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson Did Not Run for Re-Election Because of Study Saying He Would Die at the Age of 64

Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, who served from 1963 to 1969. Before he assumed office, he had served as President John F. Kennedy’s 37th Vice President from 1961 to 1963. He was a Democrat from Texas and served as a US representative, US senator, and …

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Taliesin

What Happened During the Taliesin Massacre?

Frank Lloyd Wright is arguably America’s most beloved architect, introducing the Prairie style and forever changing residential architecture. Throughout most of his life, the sought-after designer accepted commissions from all over the country, and even the world, designing the famous Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. Taliesin, Wright’s own home in Spring Green, Wisconsin, is one of …

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Canaan Banana

What Did the Zimbabwe Government Do to Make Sure It’s Citizens Didn’t Make Fun of the President’s Last Name?

Canaan Sodindo Banana was the first President of Zimbabwe. He served from 1980 to 1987. He was a Zimbabwean Methodist minister, theologian, and politician. Banana was Zimbabwe’s first head of state following the Lancaster House Agreement, which led to independence. But did you know what the government did to ensure citizens didn’t make fun of …

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Defrauding Innkeeper

What is Defrauding an Innkeeper?

There are numerous types of theft crime statutes in California, including California Penal Code 537, making it a crime to defraud an innkeeper. These types of charges may even result in a felony offense, depending on the total value of the theft. But do you know what does Defrauding an Innkeeper mean?  Anyone who obtains …

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Linda Darby

What Did Linda Darby Do?

Linda Darby, a Boyd County native, was sentenced to life in imprisonment after being convicted for her husband’s murder in 1970. But what happened after her conviction? Linda Darby poisoned, shot, and burned her husband’s body in 1970. She escaped prison two years into a life sentence. She began a quiet life as Linda McElroy …

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