What if Caesar Went to His Death Willingly?

It’s a bit difficult to believe that Caesar had no idea about the plot against him. Intelligence was critical for survival in ancient Rome, especially given that there was no police force: order was kept by strength and to wield that, one required knowledge. Why...
Tsar Bomba– the biggest man-made explosion ever.

Tsar Bomba– the biggest man-made explosion ever.

I tend to go for superlatives when researching. When my wife and I are watching some documentary, I’ll inevitably say: I wrote about that! In my Area 51 series I essentially rewrote the entire history of mankind and added in how vampires came about, because...

The Ides of March

15 March is a significant date in history, but not just for the event of 44 BC. It’s also the date in 1917 that the last Tsar of Russia formally abdicated, which I submit might be the most significant event of the 20th Century, given what followed and is still...

15 March 1917: The Last Tsar Abdicates

This might be the most significant event of the 20th Century. Tsarist Russia was gone, replaced by Communist Russia. Part of the momentum behind Hitler’s rise to power was the battle against communism in Germany. The Cold War. And on and on. To the present day....