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Day 38 of the Obama Administration - History

Day 38 of the Obama Administration - History

President Obama flew to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina the large Marine base to announce America& 39;s plans for a withdrawal from Iraq. In his speech the President stated & 34;What we will not do is let the pursuit of the perfect stand in the way of achievable goals. We cannot rid Iraq of all who oppose America or sympathize with our adversaries.

The Love Affair of the Roman Emperor Hadrian and the Handsome Antinous

The Love Affair of the Roman Emperor Hadrian and the Handsome Antinous

Not much was known of the young Antinous before he attracted the attention of the ruler of the Roman world at its zenith. He was born in 111 AD in the Roman province of Bithynia, which would include the Asian side of Istanbul and surrounds, in modern Turkey.

7 Things You Didn't Know About Valentine's Day

7 Things You Didn't Know About Valentine's Day

From the origins of the box of chocolates, to the evolution of Cupid, discover 7 little known facts about Valentine& 39;s day, in this episode of History Countdown.

Great Basin Native Americans - History

Great Basin Native Americans - History

The Native Americans of Great Basin come from a large area that today includes all of Utah and Nevada, as well as parts of Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado,Arizona, and California. The area of the great basin is mainly desert with very little rainfall. The area was lightly populated.The Native Americans of the area spoke two different languages the Washoe who spoke Hokan language, and the remainder of the Indians Numic languages which had many dialects.

Terrorists attack London transit system at rush hour

Terrorists attack London transit system at rush hour

On the morning of July 7, 2005, bombs are detonated in three crowded London subways and one bus during the peak of the city’s rush hour. The synchronized suicide bombings, which were thought to be the work of al-Qaida, killed 56 people including the bombers and injured another 700. It was the largest attack on Great Britain since World War II.

The Mayan Worldview

The Mayan Worldview

Our universe, according to the Mayans, was preceded by three others, which disappeared in individual world cataclysms, which will also happen to ours. In the first epoch, the Dwarves lived; in the second the Dzolob; in the third the Mayas and in the fourth, ours, all the previous peoples coexist.