I'm not interested in what Aristotle or the stoics wrote; how did "common" people understand practical logic, especially as it relates to rhetoric.
I am trying to find some books that realistically depict middle class life in the 1940-1950's. I have recently discovered that the 20-30 year old generation can not even conceive of life before tv and ...
Reviewing the question "How did people travel to remote islands like Easter Island?, @dotancohen has a few additional questions: How long did they sail? How could they row for so long (exhaustion)? ...
In 1938, Nazi Germany coveted (the modern) Czech [Republic] in large part for its Skoda Works which produced something like one-quarter of the arms and ammunition used by the Third Reich. From what ...
At various points (e.g. 00:14) in this BBC documentary on Mostar's Stari Most (Old Bridge) you can see dozens of car tyres hanging from the bridge prior to its destruction in the Croat-Bosniak ...
Are there any records in the past about real people who possessed any superior powers? Extra strong, super fast, better than anyone else in something? I would like to know about someone like Goliath ...