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Wyo History Website Celebrates Official Roll-Out

A website dedicated to the History of Wyoming is hoping to grab the attention of "everyone" with its official roll-out.

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Researchers Find Jamestown Colonists Practiced Cannibalism

There was a time when cannibalism was alive and well in America, as researchers recently discovered the remains of Jamestown settlers that indicate colonists may have had to resort to such despicable tactics

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History Developing ‘Sons of Liberty’ Series, Let the ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Jokes Begin

History has carved out quite a presence in the world of original scripted series this past year, between the Emmy wins of 'Hatfields & McCoys,' the breakout success of 'The Bible' and a season 2 renewal for 'Vikings,' and now the historical network has added yet another buzz-worthy mini-series to its development slate. History has officially announced 'Sons of Liberty,' a new Revolutionary War drama following some of America's most integral figures, but will the drama prove as monumental as history itself?

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Who Invented The Electric Guitar? – Hump Day History [VIDEO]

My buddy and I will have this argument every time we see each other. While I always argue that Les Paul invented the first electric guitar, I'm wrong. Les Paul put together the first solid body electric in 19

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Where Did Hot Dogs Come From? – Hump Day History

In honor of the MLB's opening week, I thought we'd take a look at one of America's favorite ball park foods, the hot dog!

While most people think of Germany or Austria when it comes to sausages, they actually are thought to have originated in China, as far back as 589 B

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History of April Fools’ Day

There are quite a few "theories", but not a lot of actual facts surrounding the history of April Fools' Day (also known as All Fools' Day). What is factual? Well, the first day of April, although not a national or worldwide "recognized" holiday, is still a time of year were many countries share light-hearted jokes or pranks amongst the population.

One possible account of April Fools' lore, is d

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Sneezing Monkey - Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images
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Why Do We Say “Bless You” And “Gesundheit” When Someone Sneezes? – Hump Day History

 

Someone sneezes, and you automatically respond with “Bless You” or “Gesundheit”. This happens millions of times every day, but most of us have no idea why we are saying it, or what it even means.

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BOOM! 5 Exploding Animals Bombs Throughout History

No no, this is an animal photobomb, not a a regular animal bomb. It's still one of the best things that we've ever seen, but it's not what we came here to talk about.

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What Are The Bill Of Rights? – Hump Day History

Everyday, I see multiple people on Facebook give their own version of our Constitutional Rights. Some are close, some are hoax's, and some are odd personal takes on very precisely worded amendments

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This Day in History — Paul McCartney Released From Tokyo Jail After Nine Days

On this day in 1980, Paul McCartney was finally released after nine days in a Tokyo jail, following his arrest for attempting to walk through the Tokyo airport customs with a half pound of weed during his tour with Wings. 

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This Day in History — First Can of Beer is Sold

It's almost the weekend, which is my favorite time to crack open a can of...well, if I'm honest, these days it's usually PBR. Times are tough, but not as tough as they probably were before this day in 1935, when the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered it's first batch of 2,000 cans of Krueger's Finest Beer and Cream Ale to one of my favorite cities in America: the dirty river city of Richmond, VA.

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This Day in History — ‘The A-Team’ Debuted on TV

On this day in 1983, we learned a valuable moral lesson about human compassion from a very large, loud man in gold chains: We learned to pity fools.

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