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Second Decade history podcast returns! New episode: “New England’s Cold Friday.”

Second Decade returns from hiatus with a chilling tale from New England in the winter of 1810, which made a pretty indelible mark in popular consciousness.

By |2017-10-22T20:30:21-07:00October 22nd, 2017|History, Podcasts|0 Comments

Background to war? Mad Sociologist on U.S.-North Korea conflict. [video]

https://youtu.be/Gmpp7QZWwpE The above video is by fellow academic blogger The Mad Sociologist, who tries in this video to provide some background--both historical and political--to the [...]

By |2017-09-28T20:30:54-07:00September 28th, 2017|History, News|0 Comments

Fool’s Gold: why there’s no treasure in the Oak Island “Money Pit.” [Part IV] (UPDATED!)

It's illogical to believe there is treasure on Oak Island. Here's my summation.

By |2019-07-28T17:03:09-07:00August 19th, 2017|Anomalous, Haunted Places, History|0 Comments

Fool’s Gold: why there’s no treasure in the Oak Island “Money Pit.” [Part III]

Watch the video version of this article, here: https://youtu.be/BmD3o34SttA This article is third in a series on the mysterious “treasure pit” of Oak Island, Nova [...]

By |2019-07-28T16:48:27-07:00August 18th, 2017|Anomalous, Haunted Places, History|4 Comments

Fool’s Gold: why there’s no treasure in the Oak Island “Money Pit.” [Part II]

See the video version of this article, here: https://youtu.be/kFserAujfhU This is Part II of my series of articles on Oak Island, a small island in [...]

By |2019-07-28T16:52:00-07:00August 17th, 2017|Anomalous, Haunted Places, History|5 Comments

The little war at the center of recent history: the 1990 invasion of Kuwait.

Twenty-seven years ago today, on August 2, 1990, military units of Iraq's elite Republican Guard crossed the border between that country and its southern neighbor, [...]

By |2017-08-02T20:30:01-07:00August 2nd, 2017|History|0 Comments