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    The Story of Eliza Hamilton: The Woman Behind a Great Man

    Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton was an American socialite and philanthropist who lived between the 18th and 19th centuries. She is perhaps best-known for being the wife of...

    Charon, Son of Night and Shadow, Ferrier of the Dead

    In days of old, the dead were buried with a silver coin (the shiner the better) so that the souls of the faithful departed...

    Were Neanderthal Thumbs Better Adapted for Tennis?

    If you needed repairs done 50,000 years ago you would have been better off with a team of Neanderthals rather than Homo sapiens, a...

    Groom of the Stool: Was The King’s Toilet Guy The Worst Job Ever?

    Some jobs are a dream and others literally stink! But the most stinky job of all, believe it or not, was actually a very...

    Parallels Between The Jewish Fall Festival And Akhenaten’s Royal Jubilee

    A deep mystery haunts the origins and rituals of the Jewish Fall Festivals: Rosh Hashanah (New Year), Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), and...

    Mass Grave Found in the Netherlands: A Case of Medieval Slaughter?

    In the Netherlands, construction workers have made a gruesome discovery. When working in the city of Vianen, they came across an enigmatic mass burial....

    A Storybook Setting: The Famous German Fairytale Castle of Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein Castle is a grand castle in Bavaria, Germany that was built during the 19th century by Ludwig II, the King of Bavaria. During...

    Butrint National Park, Preserving the Rise and Fall of an Ancient City

    Albania was once part of the Greek, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman worlds and as a result has a rich archaeological legacy. One of the...

    A Storybook Setting: The Famous German Fairytale Castle of Neuschwanstein

    Neuschwanstein Castle is a grand castle in Bavaria, Germany that was built during the 19th century by Ludwig II, the King of Bavaria. During...

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    The Story of Eliza Hamilton: The Woman Behind a Great Man

    Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton was an American socialite and philanthropist who lived between the 18th and 19th centuries. She is perhaps best-known for being the wife of...