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Marduk

Marduk

Marduk is a Babylonian creation god.......[Read More]
Magical holiday begins at MacKay

Magical holiday begins at MacKay

When it's time to retire for the evening, find a campsite for your rental campervan or stay at a local inn or MacKay accommodation and have a mesmerizing holiday.......[Read More]
Boeing B-29 Superfortress

Boeing B-29 Superfortress

The first major war to feature widespread bombing, World War II produced a variety of bombers of all shapes and sizes. While some nations such as the United States and Great Britain built long-range, four-engine aircraft, others chose to focus on smaller, medium bombers. This gallery will provide an......[Read More]
Bloody April: The Battle of Shiloh

Bloody April: The Battle of Shiloh

The Battle of Shiloh saw Confederate forces under Gen. Albert S. Johnston attack Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's troops in Tennessee. The Battle of Shiloh was fought April 6-7, 1862 and initially favored the Confederates as Union troops were caught by surprise. Reinforced, Grant counterattacked on......[Read More]
Vitellius

Vitellius

Suetonius wrote about the first 12 Caesars of Rome. This list includes Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of Rome, from the Julio-Claudians through the Flavians. It includes four of the more notorious emperors of Rome, Tiberius, Caligula, Nero, and Domitian.......[Read More]
How Democracy Helped Solve Ancient Greek Problems

How Democracy Helped Solve Ancient Greek Problems

Democracy Then and Now. A look at the meaning of the word democracy in ancient politics as contrasted with what we mean by democracy today.......[Read More]
Ancient India and the Indian Subcontinent

Ancient India and the Indian Subcontinent

Modern India and Pakistan have a long history with one of the world's oldest writing systems, and a religious system still in use Notable mathematical and scientific contributions round out its importance. Read more about the region of the ancient Indian subcontinent.......[Read More]
Turner Ashby: the Black Knight of the South

Turner Ashby: the Black Knight of the South

The Civil War had many well-known cavalry leaders. JEB Stuart, Wade Hampton, Phil Sheridan and Nathan Bedford Forest were all household words by the war's end, and many others were almost as ......[Read More]
History of US Postal Service

History of US Postal Service

The American mail system has come a long way since it started and has improved one step at a time. History reveals that a tavern in Boston, owned by Richard Fairbanks, was the first place to handle ov......[Read More]
How to Minimize Pictures to Be 50x50

How to Minimize Pictures to Be 50x50

Websites that allow you to upload pictures to make an avatar usually limit the size of the pictures. If you want to use a picture on a site that has a 50-by-50 pixel limit, you need to minimize your picture to that size. Windows users can use the native Paint program to minimize their pictures.......[Read More]
Bolshevik

Bolshevik

Bolshevik - Definition......[Read More]
History of the Academy Awards

History of the Academy Awards

A look at the 3rd Academy Awards ceremony, held on November 5, 1930.......[Read More]
Darius, the Great Emperor of Persia

Darius, the Great Emperor of Persia

Darius I, also known as Darius the Great, was the third ruler of ancient Persia's Achaemenid Empire. Learn more about his life and times here.......[Read More]
Cleomenes I King of Sparta (reigned c. 520-c. 490 B.C.)

Cleomenes I King of Sparta (reigned c. 520-c. 490 B.C.)

Cleomenes I was an Agiad king of Sparta.......[Read More]
Quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt

Quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt

Check out these quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt, the thirty-second president of the UnitedStates.......[Read More]
The Homestead

The Homestead

Bushmans Kloof is a wilderness retreat in the Cedeberg region of South Africa, with significant rock art sites to view.......[Read More]
Latin Conjunctions - List

Latin Conjunctions - List

Here is a convenient list of Latin conjunctions divided into groups for coordinating, correlative, and subordinate.......[Read More]
Liber Pontificalis

Liber Pontificalis

What is the Liber Pontificalis?......[Read More]
Quotes from James Buchanan

Quotes from James Buchanan

Check out these quotes from James Buchanan, the fifteenth president of the United States.......[Read More]
The Sunken Road at Antietam

The Sunken Road at Antietam

The famed Sunken Road, or Bloody Lane, at Antietam was photographed by Alexander Gardner soon after the epic battle.......[Read More]