1. A

    History of Turkish Tea

    Surprisingly, Turkish tea is comparatively young in contrast to the thousands of years of history. Some reports state that Turks sold and eaten tea only after 400 B.C., but tea was not common in Turkey until the 1900s. Between 1888 and 1892, Bursa made the very first attempt to cultivate tea...
  2. Camden

    History in NI

    History in Northern Ireland same sex marriage First Same-Sex Wedding Takes Place In Northern Ireland - YouTube
  3. bickern

    Turkish women who made history

    With the birth of the Turkish Republic, many rights have been granted to women, marking a milestone in the history of both the country and the world. The modern republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and his sweeping reforms have aimed to create gender equality between women and men, as he...
  4. Jaycey

    On This Day..

    29 April 1975 In Vietnam, the US began to evacuate its citizens from Saigon in Operation Frequent Wind in response to advancing North Vietnamese forces. The departure brought an end to US involvement in the war.

    Browsing History.

    Mrs Mays Chief of Staff does not realise that your Google ads are based on your browsing history...God spare us.
  6. Jaycey


    I often come across bits of history that I didn’t know about and thought it worthy of a new thread. Just for starters... “Hitler's Titanic: The Nazi luxury cruise liner with no 1st or 2nd class - because 'the master race was equal' -that became the world's WORST maritime disaster... but is...
  7. Akasya

    Statues and history

    Is this a one off aberration or do Turks really feel this way about Ancient Greece. Conservative group demands removal of statue of Ancient Greek philosopher in Turkey?s Sinop - LOCAL Steve
  8. IbrahimAbi

    BBC programme on Turkish History

    The world-renowned British actor and radio presenter Larry Lamb and his son, radio and television presenter George Lamb, will introduce Turkish history, archeology and culture on a TV show, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported. Lamb, known for his role in the BBC’s TV series “Eastenders,” and...
  9. Leo

    Political history repeating itself ?

    As we ponder the US election result, I wonder if either would be true to their word ? Our lot clearly didn't .......
  10. S

    Is a History degree worth it?

    I am planning on going to Georgia state university, which has a good history program, and I have a passion for history, and would love to study it, but I don't know that I would get a job with a history major.....what kinds of jobs are available for history majors, besides teaching?
  11. bickern

    A short history of the USA

    In the 15th Century, an Italian navigator headed west with the intention of discovering a western route to the riches of the Indies, after the imperial expansion of the "Religion of Peace" (trademark) had made the conventional eastern routes... erm... somewhat problematic. Slightly to his...
  12. bickern

    AVG can sell your browsing history to third parties

    I gather they are not doing so at present, so probably just a media scare but... ----------------------------------------------- Computer security firm AVG is coming under fire for its recently updated privacy policy. The new policy explicitly allows the retention of browser history and the...
  13. R

    Vehicle history check

    Heard there was a way to do a vehicle history check. Anyone know how? And what does it tell you? Thanks.
  14. meyavilla

    History removed from a laptop

    Hello Would anyone know in simple terms, how to restore a computer's history if it has been deleted. Many thanks
  15. C

    Ebola virus - history

    Far from being a modern virus, ebola has been reported as far back as 431 - 421 BC. The ancient Greek Thucydides reported during these times that an estimated 300,000 Athenians died from the virus, during the times of the Peloponnesian war - roughly a third of the population. He made the link...
  16. shirleyanntr

    history of the middle finger

    its always nice to learn something yew heres an interesting titbit The History of the Middle Finger Well, now......here's something I never knew before, and now that I know it, I feel compelled to send it on to my more intelligent friends in the hope that they, too, will feel edified. Isn't...
  17. RustyDalyan

    Lost City of Germanicia in Kahramanmaraş

    Interesting snippet, not news exactly, that seemed to happen in 2007, but still under discussion! Lost city of Germanicia discussed at conference - ARCHAEOLOGY
  18. Jaycey

    A History of our Planet in Two Minutes

    Hold onto your seat, don't blink your eyes for a second! This is amazing. Seventeen year old Joe Bush got a high school assignment to make a video production. He chose history as a theme and tucked it all into two minutes. Take pictures from the internet, add the track Mind Heist by Zack...
  19. K

    Rewriting History?

    This is a link to a story about plans to change the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul back to a fully functioning mosque. What do you think...
  20. abba

    History in 2 minutes

    unique video assignment worth 2 minutes of our time Notre Histoire
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