We are all a sum of what’s gone before, from the frightening to the fantastical.
The History of The Guillotine
A rather terrifying piece of machinery, but probably a lot less painful than the garrotte . . . one hopes.
Eleven Weirdest Ancient Mysteries
True or false, fake or real–still part of our heritage, still things that fascinate us.
Antique Music Machines of Yesteryear
The charming things that made merry-go-rounds and circuses so musically memorable.
Kidipede – History for Kids
I don’t care what the label says; I find it hugely interesting and entertaining!
Uchronia – The Alternate History List
From the real to the imagined, this is “an annotated bibliography of over 2,800 novels, stories, essays and other printed material involving the ?what ifs? of history. The genre has a variety of names, but it’s best known as alternate history.”