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Victoria Hall Disaster: A Ticket To Tragedy

Victoria Hall Disaster: A Ticket To Tragedy

Back in 1883, England was totally moved by a tragedy happening in Victoria Hall in Sunderland. About 183 children were crushed to death. This becomes one of the most historically traumatic and tragic events in England. The story went back to an entertainment show by the Fays for the children. Victoria Hall disaster happened on […]

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Basic Guide to Christian Crosses (Part 1)

Basic Guide to Christian Crosses (Part 1)

The word “cross” originated from the Latin word “crux”. Back to the Roman time, crux was a Roman torture device actually. At this point, you might have got the hang of all the relation between cross, crux, and Christian. So around the 10th century, “cross” was introduced into English as the term for the cruxification […]

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The Ancient Practice of Headhunting

The Ancient Practice of Headhunting

In the modern times, headhunter has become one of the most interesting jobs. But the modern time headhunters have a literal meaning. It refers to the human resources. In other words, headhunters are those who look for applicants for job vacancy. But in the past, headhunters literally meant to hunt a head. And there once […]

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Were Viking Tattoos Historically True?

Were Viking Tattoos Historically True?

Did the Viking ever get a tattoo on their skin just like the way we do in the modern times? Were the runic inscriptions historically true? Did they bring tattoo culture or learn to ink themselves when they were on voyages across the oceans? While physical archaeological evidence might not offer few evidence, one piece […]

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