March 16, 2017
47 Ronin - movie poster

Legend of the 47 Rōnin

The Genroku Akō Vendetta      1701-1703 ‘When we forty-seven men shall have performed hara-kiri, I beg you to bury us decently. I rely upon your kindness. […]
February 27, 2017
Tulip Mania

Tulip Mania?!

The Dutch Tulip and Bulb Craze of 1637 Yes, tulips. As in the colorful flowers decorating the wallpaper of your grandma’s bathroom. Believe it or not, in […]
February 20, 2017
Mount Rushmore - the American Presidents

PRESIDENTIAL Pros & Cons – Part Four

Part One: Washington, Adams, Jefferson  Part Two: Madison, Monroe, Adams, Jackson Part Three: Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk   12 – ZACHARY TAYLOR Presidential Years: 1849-1850 […]
February 6, 2017
What Year Is It?! - Robin Williams (Jumanji)

Epik Fails – Season 5!

Epik Fails of History returns! Yes that’s right, for those of you who are still actually reading my ramblings about historical failures and the absurdities of human […]
November 16, 2016
The Manhattan Project - Featured Image (nuclear war)

THE MANHATTAN PROJECT

The Manhattan Project 1942-1946 “I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.” – J. Robert Oppenheimer The discovery of radioactive particles has given us many miraculous […]