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guayyaba: wildland-hymns: ultrafacts: How on earth would you feed a city of over 200,000 people when the land around you was a swampy lake? Seems like an impossible task, but the Aztec managed it by creating floating gardens known as … Continue reading

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casualphoenix: nicegoingsam: adventurotica: drwholvr: 101st-analborne: fallbeil: mugenstyle: eccecorinna: wrathofprawn: for those not in the know, night witches were russian lady bombers who bombed the shit out of german lines in WW2. Thing is though, they had the oldest, noisiest, crappest … Continue reading

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ladynorbert: thepsychicclam: athenadark: la-knight: bettieleetwo: geekinlibrariansclothing: touchofgrey37: deathcomes4u: gunthatshootsennui: validcriticism: divinedorothy: sim0nbaz: foxsan: shuttersmiley: sourcedumal: jackthebard: Just remember. There is no such thing as a fake geek girl. There are only fake geek boys. Science fiction was invented by a … Continue reading

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wtfhistory: historicity-reblogs: notyourdamsel-in-distress: fabledquill: kogiopsis: Why Gender History is Important (Asshole) roachpatrol: historicity-was-already-taken: This weekend I was schmoozing at an event when some guy asked me what kind of history I study. I said “I’m currently researching the role of … Continue reading

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prismatic-bell: marzipanandminutiae: it’s hilarious to me when people call historical fashions that men hated oppressive like in BuzzFeed’s Women Wear Hoop Skirts For A Day While Being Exaggeratedly Bad At Doing Everything In Them video, one woman comments that she’s … Continue reading

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wranglerpunkymonroe: chromnur: thehistoricalseamstress: lolita-wardrobe: A Timeline of Women’s Fashion from 1784-1970 (source: http://kottke.org/17/07/a-timeline-of-womens-fashion-from-1784-1970) such a useful reference to see the transition of styles  @writingtipsandtricks Yaaaaaasss Source: lolita-wardrobe

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letsboldlygomotherfuckers: brunhiddensmusings: jeneelestrange: incorrectdiscworldquotes: tilthat: TIL of the “Tiffany Problem”. Tiffany is a medieval name—short for Theophania—from the 12th century. Authors can’t use it in historical or fantasy fiction, however, because the name looks too modern. This is an example … Continue reading

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awholenotha: welcometoyouredoom: Free Black History Library Please keep boosting this, free knowledge is so important people. Source: welcometoyouredoom

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dreams-in-daylight: wombatking: volando-voy: micdotcom: “Angels” block the Westboro Baptist Church from protesting Orlando victim’s funeral When a handful of Westboro Baptist Church members showed up Saturday at the funeral of Orlando shooting victim Christopher Leinonen, counterprotesters donning large, white angel … Continue reading

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Women In History

ranged-weaponry: friendlycloud: craftykryptonitealpaca: craftykryptonitealpaca: craftykryptonitealpaca: I grew up believing that women had contributed nothing to the world until the 1960′s. So once I became a feminist I started collecting information on women in history, and here’s my collection so far, … Continue reading

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