Andrei Tapalaga ✒️
Avid Writer with invaluable knowledge in Business Studies, History and Psychology. “You make your own life” atapalaga97@gmail.com
The reflection of Donella Hagaer Maedow’s face upon the screen where the programing is running in 1973 (Source: ABC News)

In ancient literature, there is always a mention of the end of human civilization, or as we better define it, the end of the world. …

Skull of Homo Sapiens (left) Skull of Neanderthals (right) (Source: Public Domain)

We sometimes talk about war as if it is something that only happened in the past 10,000 years but war was born along with the first ancestors of humanity. Peace is just a social lie, such as perfection, which does not exist. …

Gordon, also known as “Whipped Peter”, a former enslaved African American man, shows his scarred back at a medical examination, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on 2nd April 1863. The scars were the result of whipping during his time as an enslaved person at a Louisiana plantation. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Personal interests in the medical world make me do a lot of research in this field, especially in the history of medicine and how it has evolved over the years. If you would have told me that back in the 19th century, when slavery was still common, society believed that…

The skull of a young man who died in China 1300 years ago (Source: Qian Wang)

In the western world, grave robbers have disappeared, putting their profession into a historical archive. In China however grave robbers are still very much so present and always on the hunt for treasure. Grave robbing is also known in some parts of the world as “body snatching” and it was…

Elvita Adams recovering after her fall in 1979 next to a representation of a person falling next to the Empire State Building (Source: YouTube)

Since 1930 when the building of the Empire State Building was finished over a dozen people attempted suicide by jumping off the building. Known as one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the Empire State Building ranks at a height of around 1,050 feet (320 meters), more than sufficient…

A police officer staring at people who have died from hunger in the center of Leningrad whilst everyone goes by, 1942 (Source: TASS/Getty Images)

(Disclaimer: This article contains images and information that can affect you emotionally, readers discretion is advised)

With Operation Barbarossa putting the German Army at full speed, the Soviet army protecting Leningrad had no chance to fight back. This was something that the Germans have taken into account and decided to…

Painting of Pierre David (Source: Public Domain)

We all love urban legends because of the mystery hidden behind them. Although we know what most urban legends remain just legends created by people who want attention, there is one urban legend from 140 years ago that was discovered to be true by accident.

The Urban Legend around Verviers

The town Verviers located in…

Russian teachers from Moscow received their monthly salary in vodka in 1998 (Source: Historic Photographs)

The economic crisis that had hit the world during the 1990s had a different impact on every nation around the globe. This economic crisis wasn’t caused by something specific as it is defined by many different events concerning the financial status of the world. …

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