Category: History

The Elvis Presley coverup

The Elvis Presley coverup

This cover image released by RCA/Legacy shows the box set for Elvis Presley, “Elvis: Prince From Another Planet.” (AP Photo/RCA/Legacy) (Credit: Uncredited) By Joel Williamson/Salon What America didn’t hear about the death of the king.  After Presley’s death, an effort was launched to protect the reputation of the hospital that had treated him…..  Excerpted from “Elvis Presley: A Southern Life.” READ […]

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The Story Of Edwin Hubble

The Story Of Edwin Hubble

Via Dave Reneke Early in twentieth century a man who would single-handedly go on to rewrite atronomical history stated his life’s ambition, “I knew that even if I were second or third rate, it was astronomy that mattered.” This sentence, written by Edwin Hubble recalling his youth, tells us a lot about this stubborn, ambitious, sometimes even snobbish and arrogant young […]

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Death is All Around Us: The Plague Pits of London

Death is All Around Us: The Plague Pits of London

By The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice If you walk down Victoria Street in London on a beautiful, sunny afternoon, you’ll find dozens of picnickers sitting in Christchurch Gardens. Some will be suited up in jackets and ties, clutching briefcases in one hand and local supermarket sandwiches in another. Others will be tourists taking a moment to rest their wary bones before heading down […]

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The 500 Year Old Map that Shatters the Official History of the Human Race

The 500 Year Old Map that Shatters the Official History of the Human Race

Submitted by Supersid Via Disclose TV If conventional wisdom on the history of the human race is correct, then human civilization is not old enough, nor was it advanced enough, to account for many of the mysterious monolithic and archeological sites around the world. Places like Gobekli Tepe in Turkey, the Bosnian Pyramids, and Adam’s Calendar in South Africa, beg the same question: if human civilization […]

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Do Spirit Pond Inscriptions Show That the Holy Grail Was Taken to North America?

Do Spirit Pond Inscriptions Show That the Holy Grail Was Taken to North America?

By April Holloway, www.ancient-origins.net/Epoch Times Forensic geologist, Scott Wolter, has put forward a radical new theory concerning a set of three inscribed stones found near Spirit Pond in Phippsburg more than 40 years ago.  According to Wolter, the controversial stones are evidence that the Knights Templar fled Europe for North America after their persecution in 1307, bringing with them the […]

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The Devil’s Hatchback: The horrifying true story of the Ford Pinto

The Devil’s Hatchback: The horrifying true story of the Ford Pinto

By Sean Munger

I am not an aficionado of cars (though I do own one, as most people do), but I know a lemon when I see one. Historically speaking, with the possible exception of the Ford Edsel, another infamous product by that company, the Pinto, is likely to go down in history as the worst car of all time. That’s not just […]

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Oldest Photograph Of Human Beings Arouses Renewed Attention Online

Oldest Photograph Of Human Beings Arouses Renewed Attention Online

Via The Inquisitr The oldest photograph of human beings was taken by Louis Daguerre in 1838. The black and white picture depicts an early 19th century scene as a man gets his shoes shined on what appears to be a deserted street. However, the street was likely far from deserted at the time the oldest photograph of human beings was […]

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The Sad Story of Laika, The First Dog In Space

The Sad Story of Laika, The First Dog In Space

Via Dave Reneke It was a Space Race victory that would have broken any animal activist’s heart. During this week, on 3 November 1957 in fact, the Soviet Union launched the first-ever living animal into orbit: a dog named Laika. The flight was meant to test the safety of space travel for humans, but it was a guaranteed suicide mission […]

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The True Story of Pocahontas as NOT told by Disney

The True Story of Pocahontas as NOT told by Disney

Via Ancient-Origins Most people are familiar with the story of Pocahontas – the Native American princess who fell in love with Englishman John Smith during the height of conflict between the English settlers and the indigenous people of the Americas. In 1995, Disney released an artistically beautiful animated film showing the supposed events that unfolded between John Smith and Pocahontas. […]

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The night a bogus medium conned the Queen

The night a bogus medium conned the Queen

Via Daily Mail The scene is an elegant residence in West London. The doors are locked, the lights dimmed. Inside the darkened room sit the Queen, Prince Philip and other members of the nation’s first family. Opposite them, a tall woman in her early 50s commands their attention with the sheer force of her personality, and by her ability to pluck […]

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