Popcorn History

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Advertisements Freshly popped and buttered popcorn is practically synonymous with movies. When you think of going to the movies, one of the first things that pops into your head is popcorn. If you’re like me, you may consider going to the movies just to get that authentic movie theatre popcorn. While the marriage of popcorn… Continue reading Popcorn History

Cool Website of the Week! May 15 2022

Advertisements Every week I like to post an interesting history website. Because honestly, there is a whole heck of a lot of history and only one of me. Not to mention that there are a multitude of really cool websites out there that just don’t get enough love. Sometimes these are amazing resources lovingly curated… Continue reading Cool Website of the Week! May 15 2022

US Patent Number 1

Advertisements Every year, the US Patent and Trademark Office issues thousands of patents. In fact, just last year they issued patent 11 million. Patents are an incredibly important part of the economy. They prevent anyone else from making, distributing, or selling an invention without permission for a set period of time. Inventors and innovators race… Continue reading US Patent Number 1

Archeology News- Zeus Temple Found in Egypt

Advertisements On April 25th, The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry in Egypt announced the discovery of a temple in the Sinai Peninsula. Archeologists believe the temple is dedicated to Zeus Kasios. Archeologists found the temple in the Tell el-Farma archaeological site in northwestern Sinai. A Map showing the Sinai Peninsula, where the Zeus Temple was found .… Continue reading Archeology News- Zeus Temple Found in Egypt

Cool Website of the Week! April 25th, 2022

Chatham Navy Days 2002, St Mary's Island. by Colin Smith is licensed under CC-BY-SA 2.0

Advertisements Every week I like to take the time to focus on other history websites. History is a huge topic, and I know that I’ll never be able to cover everything that I find interesting. Even if I quit my job, became a hermit of epic proportions, and dedicated my life to writing, I’d never… Continue reading Cool Website of the Week! April 25th, 2022

Cool Website of the Week! April 18, 2022

Advertisements There is a whole lot to history. Think about it, modern humans have been around for nearly 300,000 years. The oldest known tools, from before modern humans, dates back 3.3 million years. Even if we only consider written history, that gives us over 5,000 years to look at. That’s a whole heck of a… Continue reading Cool Website of the Week! April 18, 2022

A Short History of Egg Painting

Decorated Eggs, prepared for Easter

Advertisements Decorating Easter eggs is an extremely popular Easter tradition. Every year, millions of families will dye, paint, or otherwise decorate eggs for Easter. Some families who don’t decorate eggs themselves will purchase pre-painted eggs, brightly colored plastics eggs, or help their kids hunt for eggs if the weather is nice enough. Little do most… Continue reading A Short History of Egg Painting

Cool Website of the Week! April 11th, 2022

One of the things that photos are great at doing is making history real. People know that the things in the books happened to real people in real places, but actually being able to see it makes it real on a whole new level.

5 Historic Lighthouses in New Jersey You Can Actually Visit!

A Photo of Sandy Hook Lighthouse

Lighthouses are steeped in history. Of the hundreds of lighthouses once on the Jersey Shore, only 18 remain. Here are 5 you can visit!

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