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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. The literature defines that the end of the world will be caused by some divine power just because they didn’t think that humanity would reach a point in time where they would harm this world as society does now and has done for decades.

Although other theories do suggest that whatever or whenever this “end of the world” may come, it will be man-made. The same goes for the software from 50 years ago named…


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. There are always small conflicts around the world that bear violence, but as much as we would compare the hatred of one war be it in modern history, the medieval era, or prehistoric nothing beats the war which most people do not know about.

When we speak about the Stone Age we think of a somewhat peaceful time…


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 Black people were more resilient to pain than white people I would have understood the origin of this misconception. However, what truly surprised me is to find out that not only is this myth still believed to this day, but also that international medical schools are still teaching this lie!


Lina Medina after giving birth in 1939 (Source: Rare Historical Photos)

Lina Marcela Medina is confirmed to be the youngest mother in history, giving birth at the young age of 5 years and 7 months old. Lina was born on September 23, 1933, in Peru. She came from what seemed to be a humble family, her mother by the name of Victoria Losea who was a housemaker and her father by the name of Tiburelo Medina who was a silversmith.

At the age of 5 and 6 months, her parents noticed an abnormal abdominal swelling which at first sight they thought it could have been some sort of tumor but would…


Blanche Monnier before being locked and the detectives in the room she was locked in for 25 years

Blanche Monnier was a gorgeous girl from France who ended up having one of the most tragic lives. She was born on the 1st of March, 1849 in Poitiers, France in what was thought to be a wonderful family at the time. Her beauty, physical appearance, and good nature attracted a lot of attention, and most importantly many potential suitors for marriage. Her parents were aristocrats and very reluctant when it came to their beautiful daughter getting married.

At the peak of her teenage years, she was attracting many suitors from the high-society as she was receiving many letters. This…


Compilation of Natural Disasters (Source: FinGlobal)

In order for humanity to evolve, it had to endure many life crises that could have easily led to human extinction, especially in ancient history when the population was of a smaller number. Our ancestors were pushed towards evolution due to climate change, making them become more intelligent by adapting to these changes through innovative solutions.

Scientists, historians, and psychologists have been looking at the way we as humans have evolved our intelligence in the past when modern education didn’t exist. As discussed in one of my previous articles linked below, the only way for humanity to evolve is to…


Workers Lined Up at the Hanford Reservation of the Manhattan Project 1943 (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

The U.S. government had always experimented on its own people with various vaccines, weaponry, or other dangerous materials during the early 20th century. However, one of the most shocking instances that not many people are aware of is the time such innocent citizens were injected with plutonium to see what would happen if a human assimilated such radioactive material.

It all started with the famous and infamous Manhattan Project and with the people working on it. In the effort of building the first atomic bomb, scientists had to understand how radioactive material would affect a human being, this is why…


Mariya Oktyabrskaya in her T-34 tank nicknamed fighting girlfriend (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

In the early stages of the Second World War when the Germans were using their Blitzkrieg tactics to capture town after town, the Soviets were sustaining heavy losses not only because of the lack of resources to actually defend the armored enemy troops but also due to the lowered morale of constantly being pushed back. Many men had fallen which resulted in many wives being widowed, but some love stories don’t end like this.

Love, Lust, and War

This story started on the Peninsula of Crimean, a fierce warzone for the number of battles that have taken place as most of the time it…


Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay

It doesn't matter if we are talking about meat, fruits, vegetables, or any other sort of food produce, everything has seen a massive increase in price over the last 50 years and there are many factors at play here. The rise of these prices is mostly affected by the highly fluctuating economy which governments should have more control of.

What some governments don’t seem to understand is the risks that they are exposing themselves by constantly raising the prices whilst not raising the salaries of citizens at the same rate. …


Today’s Chernobyl and zones that are starting to become very radioactive all of a sudden (Source: WorldAtlas)

The nuclear disaster that occurred in 1986 will forever be remembered, but the world will soon have a reminder of the event as the zone for some reason (yet unexplained by scientists)is becoming more radioactive. For those who may not be aware of the incident here is an article to get you up to speed.

“Chernobyl will never be a problem”

Underneath reactor 4 there is still nuclear fuel that is active and which will take around 20,000 years for it to deplete. …

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