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 ...
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 ...
I'm not interested in what Aristotle or the stoics wrote; how did "common" people understand practical logic, especially as it relates to rhetoric.
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)? ...
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 ...
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 ...