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A Brief History Extra! Extra! Read all about it! 2 Deaths linked to Superbug! Comet Lovejoy visible over United States! Digging Deeper Headlines, articles, newspapers, magazines, books, journals, letters, texts, emails and blogs, we are bombarded with information. Our world society values the exchange of ideas, facts, fictions, beliefs and questions. Welcome to the information age. The exchange of information is important in our global society. Most people have access to a device that can singlehandedly access most of all recorded human information in seconds. A byproduct of information is the distribution of knowledge. Knowledge, by its nature, requires reflection…

Dear Readers, The first full year of our site’s existence has come to an end.  As you may have noticed, we recently changed our name to History and Headlines to reflect the direction our site has taken.  It has been a successful year with much growth, development and learning.  We would like to take this opportunity to summarize our Top 10 Lists and the Top 10 Articles as selected by your views.  So, bookmark this compilation and come back whenever you have time to peruse through our most popular pieces at your leisure to catch up on whatever you may have missed this…

A Brief History In September of 2014, a female Columbian cyclist team created a stir when their uniforms, or kits as they are known in the cycling world, made the headlines.  Normally, such uniforms are commented on for their aerodynamic qualities, but these were literally “racy.”  And by racy we don’t mean good for racing…  With nude, or rather flesh-colored (beige, if you prefer being politically correct) material covering the torso and crotch, these uniforms were considered provocative and shocking. Digging Deeper The kit’s female designer, who also happens to be a team member, could not understand the outrage, stating the color of the material…

A Brief History Throughout history there have been phonies who liked to embellish their backgrounds.  Some claimed to be royalty, others claimed to be war heroes, and some even boasted academic achievements they never earned.  Perhaps you know people like this; for sure as heck we at History and Headlines do!  The author has worked with goofs who claimed to be Viet Nam veterans who certainly were not, and sometimes more famous people have claimed a war record to help them attain elected office, only to be revealed as frauds later.  Some researchers have even faked experiment results!  Here 10 egregious examples of liars who…

A Brief History Well, not exactly… But it probably seemed so!  Since the days of Confucious, nudity, even in art, has been viewed by the Chinese as immoral and was strictly prohibited.  This stance was so extreme that doctors could not look upon the naked bodies of their female patients to help treat them (more on this later). Digging Deeper For her series on instances of female nudity that were socially, culturally or historically significant, the author wanted to include examples from the Far East so that her lists would be more inclusive.  In the midst of her research, she discovered that there are very…

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