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A Brief History This article, published on August 30, 2019, covers our guidelines for guest and sponsored articles on our site.  By submitting a guest or sponsored article to this site, as well as by paying for a sponsored article to be included on this site, you are agreeing to abide by these guidelines and policies. Digging Deeper General Guidelines and Policies for Guest and Sponsored Articles Defining “guest articles” vs. “sponsored articles”: As a teacher and writer, Dr. Zar does allow guest authors, including his students, to contribute their original content to this site as a means of helping…

A Brief History On this day, February 22, 2014, we celebrate the five month anniversary of the launch of our site on September 22, 2013.  In our first year (2013), we featured over 100 entertaining articles concerning bizarre and fascinating historic events.  According to Google Analytics, the following ten articles were the most popular articles read by our thousands of much appreciated fans in 2013!  Please let us know in the comments which article was your favorite from 2013. Digging Deeper 10.  How an Accidental Explosion Brought Down the Chinese Empire Read here to learn how on October 9, 1911, an accidental…

A Brief History I would like to take this opportunity to explain a little bit about this site! This site features history-related and sometimes bizarre articles and lists and current and otherwise entertaining headlines and topics for your amusement and education. The site began in 2013 as a spin-off of TopTenz with Dr. Zar working as the site’s main writer.  Gradually, Dr. Zar’s dad (Major Dan) replaced Dr. Zar as the site’s main writer and Beth Michaels joined first as a writer and then served as the site’s editor.  In 2015, the site’s original owner transferred ownership of the site…

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…

Dear Readers, As you may have noticed, our site is going through some structural changes.  2014 was our first full year online, and we learned a lot concerning your preferences.  In response, we are altering our website’s design and concept somewhat and ask for your understanding in regard to any temporary inconveniences or inconsistencies you may notice during the transition.  At the beginning of the New Year, we will formally introduce our “revamped” site to you, now renamed History and Headlines. Thank you for your loyalty this past year!  We ask for your patience and look forward to your continued readership and to providing you with many…