Monthly Archives: October 2014

The History of Halloween!

Halloween has a rich history! Did you know that people used to carve turnips instead of pumpkins? The tradition of trick or treating came around during the 1940’s and 1950’s. Advertisements

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More Good Posts

More of the previous posts that are worth reading: Heresy in The Middle Ages            Clash of the Calenders Exotic Animals                                 The … Continue reading

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Columbus Day is Here!

On holidays, I’ll make holiday themed posts. This first one is on Columbus Day. Columbus day is celebrating Christopher Columbus discovering the New World. Controversy surrounds it, as he and other explorers didn’t treat the natives as we would’ve liked. … Continue reading

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Journals Through History

Journals through history are interesting videos about Ancient Civilizations geared toward children. They were made by the Discovery channel. They cover civilizations like Mesopotamia, Rome, Greece, China, and India. They are half live-action and half cartoons. They present Ancient civilizations … Continue reading

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Just in Case You Didn’t Know…

Just in case some newer readers weren’t aware, this blog has reached a total of 80 posts! Certainly you haven’t read all of them, so here’s the links some older ones! They are all fascinating and worth the read! Jesus is … Continue reading

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Another Cool Documentary!

This one is about people living in the Paleolithic in the Ice Age. It follows them as they meet other groups of people as they’re trying to settle down somewhere. There are six videos with six parts in total on … Continue reading

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The Mental Evolution of Humans

Human evolution is studied extensively by many, but often, how humans evolved mentally is more overlooked. Our mental evolution is just as interesting, if not more so than our physical evolution, as our mind plays a huge part in defining … Continue reading

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