Buildings are an integral part of our history, and the older the building is, the more it can tellus about our past. In Ireland, there is a pub that is currently called Sean's Bar, and it is believed that it was first built in 900AD. This article discusses its status as the oldest pub in… Continue reading Article: Sean’s Bar Is The Oldest Pub In Ireland, And Possibly The World
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Article: After 25 Years at Sea, Shipwrecked Lego Pieces Are Still Washing Ashore on Beaches in England
When you think of Legos shipwrecks and environmental disasters are probably not the first thing that comes to mind. However, that's what this article is about. Apparently, a shipwreck a couple of decades ago dropped 5 million Legos (amongst other things) into the sea off of the coast of England in what has come to… Continue reading Article: After 25 Years at Sea, Shipwrecked Lego Pieces Are Still Washing Ashore on Beaches in England
Article: Gone, But Not Forgotten: 12 Great Mystery Authors Readers Still Love
Do you like mysteries? Are you looking for a good book? If your answer is yes, you may find this list helpful. Mysteries, detective fiction, and crime stories have long entertained armchair sleuths around the world. If this is a subject that interests you, this is a good place to start. link to Gone, But… Continue reading Article: Gone, But Not Forgotten: 12 Great Mystery Authors Readers Still Love
Article: Why Were Medieval Knights Always Fighting Snails?
Have you ever doodled in the margins of something you're writing? If so, then Medieval snail fights might interest you--yes, I said snails. The knight vs. snail motif is a recurring one in the margins of Medieval manuscripts, and researchers have yet to figure out why. However, this article from Smithsonian Magazine gives an interesting… Continue reading Article: Why Were Medieval Knights Always Fighting Snails?
A Few Notes on Using These Sources
As a long time student (and now teacher) of the Humanities, I know how difficult it can be to find sources. So, I decided to put this blog together to help my students (and anyone else who's interested) more easily find sources for their research. Keep in mind, however, that there are many different types… Continue reading A Few Notes on Using These Sources
Table of Contents: Websites and Videos
While I suggest you browse (or use the search function and/or tags) through the entries to find the websites and videos that are most relevant to your research, I thought it might be helpful to provide a list of links for quicker access. Please note that this list only contains the websites and videos on… Continue reading Table of Contents: Websites and Videos
The Journey Begins
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton