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  • History Roundup 454 including Sleeping Beauty and Cannibals July 6, 2015

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    History Roundup 454 including Sleeping Beauty and Cannibals

    Today’s links follow. 1) Ghost Photography: the lab 2) Artifact Going Home: India 3) Digging for Commoners: South East Asia 4) Ritual Bath: Jerusalem 5) Haunted Castles: Scotland 6) Sleeping Beauty and Cannibals: Storybooks 7) Two Suffragettes: India 8) David Garrick, the Myth: England and from the archives 9) Elephant Invades Italy in 1936 Other […]

    History Roundup 453 including Bronze Age Dolphin July 4, 2015

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    History Roundup 453 including Bronze Age Dolphin

    Today’s links follow. 1) Return of the Pictish Pony: Scotland 2) Bronze Age Dolphin: Gaza Strip 3) Pride: Auction House 4) Cathedral Dig: Norwich 5) Dangerous Hag: Scotland 6) Bronze Age Food: Britain 7) Not the Holy Grail: Britain 8) History Jokes: Buzzfeed and from the archives 9) Perpetua’s Death Dream Other links: Michelle Obama […]

    History Roundup 452 including Victorian Showers July 3, 2015

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    History Roundup 452 including Victorian Showers

    Today’s links follow. 1) Showers in the 1800s: the bathroom 2) Abracadabra: Magic in the Ancient World 3) Saxon at Dundee: Scotland 4) Aboriginal Cast: Australia (beautiful) 5) Victorian Photographs: London 6) Confederate Flag Madness: US 7) Trenches Dug Up: Australia 8) Parthenon Wealth: Athens and from the archives 9) Russian Roulette Before the Pistol Other […]

    History Roundup 451 including Dog God Grave July 2, 2015

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    History Roundup 451 including Dog God Grave

    Today’s links follow. 1) Billy Kidd Madness: the law court 2) Lasers and Cathedrals: Gothic Europe 3) Frog Folk: Ohio 4) Phantom Letter Writer: US 5) 5,500 Old Fingerprint: Denmark 6) Canine Catacomb: Egypt 7) First Nation Sculpture rediscovered: Canada (beautiful) 8) Becoming an Extraterrestrial: Canada and from the archives 9) Shakespeare’s Lost Letters Other links: […]

    History Roundup 450 including Lost Empire and Sad Names June 30, 2015

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    History Roundup 450 including Lost Empire and Sad Names

    Today’s links follow. 1) Hitler Resort: Germany 2) Land of Faery: North Wales 3) Richard III Musical: Broadway 4) Unfortunate Names: Oxford, UK 5) The Confederate Flag: US 6) Lost Empire: Burma 7) Privilege of a Historian: Library 8) Churchill’s Sex Life (or lack of): Britain and from the archives 9) False Armistice Other links: […]

    History Roundup 449 including Hitler’s Bed and the Marriage Mill June 29, 2015

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    History Roundup 449 including Hitler's Bed and the Marriage Mill

    Today’s links follow. 1) The Marriage Mill: New York 2) He Sleeps in Hitler’s Bed: Britain 3) Housetraining Dogs: the kennel 4) Sneeze History: the hospital 5) The Fight for World Heritage Status: UN 6) Napoleon and Men’s March Food: France and Victims 7) Innocent But Proven Guilty: Georgian England (Tissues Ready) 8) Penis Disorder: […]

    History Roundup 448 including Neanderthal Sex Secrets June 28, 2015

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    History Roundup 448 including Neanderthal Sex Secrets

    Today’s links follow. 1) Antikythera Ship Extension: Greece 2) Mukthi Body: India 3) Child Disappearance: Kentucky 4) Oldest Footprints: US 5) Vincent Van Gogh Photograph: France 6) Neanderthal Sex Secret: Prehistory 7) War Glyphs: Mayan World 8) Mad Room: Budapest and from the archives 9) Battle of the Somme in London Other links: researching pornography, […]

    History Roundup 447 including the Bishop’s Fetus June 27, 2015

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    History Roundup 447 including the Bishop's Fetus

    Today’s links follow. 1) Neanderthals and Cossacks: Russia 2) New Roman Ship: Sardinia 3) Lost City: Syria 4) Caucasian a Dirty Word: Russia etc (already linked?) 5) Bishop’s Fetus: Norway 6) Scarborough Whirlwind: England 7) Tommy Knockers: Wales 8) Blowing Up Islands: Germany/Britain and from the archives 9) Column of Burning Snakes Other links: discipline […]

    History Roundup 446 including Macaw Prestige and Bride’s Revenge June 26, 2015

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    History Roundup 446 including Macaw Prestige and Bride's Revenge

    Today’s links follow. 1) Bride’s Revenge: go get him, love 2) Nostradamus’s Score Rate: France etc 3) Prehistoric Feasts: Wales 4) Pueblo Pets: The Americas 5) Asian Automaton: Auction House 6) Earliest Victorian Photographs: Scotland 7) Walking Through a Roman Town: Portugal (amazing) 8) Marrying a Cat: New York and from the archives 9) Bat […]

    History Roundup 445 including Roman Footprints June 25, 2015

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    History Roundup 445 including Roman Footprints

    Today’s links follow. 1) Why is the City There: London (will go behind pay wall soon) 2) Eight Million Dog Mummies: Egypt 3) The Sword Survived: China 4) Richard Deacon, Liar: Britain (our take on the same) 5) Death of Traveller Culture: Scotland 6) Battle Site Surprises: Switzerland 7) Roman Hobnailed Footprint: Israel 8) Mummified […]

    History Roundup 444 including Famous Bones and Stealing Books June 24, 2015

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    History Roundup 444 including Famous Bones and Stealing Books

    Today’s links follow. 1) Penis Problems: Ancient World 2) L for Lambert Worm: England 3) Waterloo Memories: Britain 4) Ancient Face Reconstructed: Tehran 5) Hellene Zombies: Ancient Greece 6) Searching for Amelia: the oceans 7) Stealing Books: Library 8) Famous Bones: the Lab and from the archives 9) Republic of Little Stream Other links: the […]

    History Roundup 443 including Ancient Ebola and Black Dogs June 23, 2015

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    History Roundup 443 including Ancient Ebola and Black Dogs

    Today’s links follow. 1) Historians Fight Novelists: Library 2) Memories of the Miners Strike: Britain 3) Black Dog of Bouley: Jersey 4) Going to War, 1915: Italy 5) Ancient Ebola: Athens 6) Texas Jack: Court 7) Father Buries Himself Alive: US 8) Waterloo and Economics: Britain and from the archives 9) Sex on Roman Coins […]

    History Roundup 442 including Salem and Kennewick June 22, 2015

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    History Roundup 442 including Salem and Kennewick

    Today’s links follow. 1) Leather Panties: Ancient World 2) Reagan’s Gun: US 3) Progenitor Civilizations: sorry late with this one 4) Armada Relics: Sligo, Ireland 5) Roman Bread: Pompey 6) Kennewick DNA: US 7) ‘Yesterday’ and Scrambled Eggs: Recording Studios 8) Salem Explained: US and from the archives 9) Dowsing for machine guns Other links: […]

    History Roundup 441 including Impossible Japanese Wolves June 21, 2015

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    History Roundup 441 including Impossible Japanese Wolves

    Today’s links follow. 1) Bad Mormon Marriages: Utah 2) Romans out East: India 3) Hitler Escaped (!!): the Bunker 4) Waterloo in Lego: Playroom (video) 5) Washday Blues: Georgian England 6) Big Crypto Birds: US 7) Unsolved Murder Fun: Canada 8) Mysterious Wolves: Japan and from the archives 9) Unicorns in Arabia Other links: child […]

    History Roundup 440 including Sky Visions and Vampire Horrors June 20, 2015

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    History Roundup 440 including Sky Visions and Vampire Horrors

    Today’s links follow. 1) Freaky Mother: Indiana 2) Vampire Horrors: Carolinas 3) History Playmobil: the kids’ room 4) Scythian Tattoos: in China… 5) Anne Frank on Film: Amsterdam 6) Lady Godiva: Britain 7) Beauty Tips: Ancient Rome 8) Sky Vision: Boston and from the archives 9) A Hitlerian Invisible Library Other links: What happens when […]

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