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San Francisco's 1904 Black Plague Scare (And How It Was...

May 14, 2020

South tower of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (Brocken Inaglory/Wikimedia Commons) The bubonic plague is one of the most catastrophic diseases to ev...

Mao Zedong Killed 45 Million People In Four Years, The ...

January 5, 2020

The morbidity of the question "Who is the worst mass murderer to ever live?" is hard to comprehend. How do you calculate the sheer numbers that some world leaders...

The Rape Of Nanking: A Brief History Of One Of The Wors...

December 13, 2019

On December 13, 1937, the Japanese army committed one of the greatest wartime atrocities of history when they carried out a systemic slash-and-burn campaign again...

8 Pearls of Wisdom From Ancient China’s The Art of War

June 29, 2018

Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been called one of the greatest works of military strategy ever written. This Chinese military handbook dates back to the 5th century B...

Life Around the Yangtze River, China in the 1910s

February 3, 2017

The Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. It’s the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country and its river basin is...