European History

The Black Death: How It Ravaged Florence

March 30, 2021

The 1300s saw one of the worst pandemics in the human history. The bubonic plague, also known as the Black Death, made its way into the Italian Peninsula and laid waste to one of the most advanced community of medieval times. […]

Defendants in the Beer Hall Putsch trial. From left to right: Heinz Pernet, Friedrich Weber, Wilhelm Frick, Hermann Kriebel, Erich Ludendorff, Hitler, Wilhelm Brückner, Ernst Röhm, and Robert Wagner.
European History

Adolf Hitler and the NSDAP

February 27, 2021

There was a relative recovery of the German economy from 1924 to 1928. This was also the time when Hitler re-established the NSDAP and attempted to create a network of propaganda cells all over Germany. […]

The concept of scientific investigation with a magnifying glass, a notebook, and several rocks.
Science

The Scientific Method: Procedure, Creativity, and Blunders

February 13, 2021

The scientific method that scientists use to study the natural world is based on the principle of the predictability of the universe. However, some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been made due to the unpredictable nature of creativity. […]

Ancient History

How Marriages Affected Women in Ancient Rome

January 19, 2021

Marriages in ancient Rome were often a contract between two families aiming for political or societal gains. However, marriages, arranged or love, hardly improved the way society viewed women in ancient Rome. […]

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Coronavirus News

Staying Home from Cafés and Bars Takes Toll on Creativity

January 8, 2021

Having to avoid restaurants, cafés, and bars is draining our creativity, “The Conversation” reported. Spontaneous social encounters often help spark inspiration, and with closures of dining establishments during the pandemic, creativity suffers. There are ways to regain it. […]

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