The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe
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Edgar Allan Poe, perhaps one of the most famous poets and writers of 19th century, has left an indelible mark on the world of literature. The author of famous poems and stories such as, "The...
"Die Zauberflöte" and Mozart's Ties to Freemasonry
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Freemasonry is often considered to be a controversial subject because the organization maintains a veil secrecy about its goals, membership and philosophy. From the Morgan Affair to the Taxil...
The Bill of Rights in a Modern, Digital World
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The addition of a Bill of Rights to the United States Constitution was actually a fairly unpopular idea at the time of its framing. Even James Madison, its chief architect, was opposed to the...
Hidden Teachings from the Dead Sea Scrolls
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On September 22, 1991, the Dead Sea Scrolls were made public for the first time when the Huntington Library of California released them on microfilm. This gave independent researchers and...
JFK's Forgotten Joint Moon Mission Proposal with the USSR
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On September 20, 1963, the President John F. Kennedy stood at the podium before the U.N. General Assembly and suggested that the United States and the Soviet Union should work together in a joint...
A Deeper Look at "Lord of the Flies"
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In 1954, author William Golding published Lord of the Flies, a deeply engaging novel about stranded British boys struggling to survive on a remote island. Written less than a decade after the end...
The Mystery of the Flatwoods Monster
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The Flatwoods Monster, or the Braxton County Monster, is a story that has captivated UFO hunters and paranormal investigators for decades now. With seven eyewitnesses who were willing to explain...
Socrates Hated Democracy
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You'd be hard pressed to find a person that hasn't heard of the legendary classical Greek philosopher, Socrates. Born in 399 BC, Socrates spent the majority of his 71 years on earth contemplating...
Search for the Legendary Kraken
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Any great and lasting myth is always lightly dusted with golden flakes of truth, and it's probably no different when it comes to the famous legend of the Kraken sea monster. The Kraken has been...
(Job) Death and (Robot) Taxes
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During the Industrial Revolution, economic power was mostly held by a small number of wealthy industrialists, many of whom were factory owners. As new mechanical engineering marvels, such as...