Historic Bits

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them

Predecessor of Zoom and Skype: Nazi Germany had first public video calling system

„If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants“, those…

Jesus, James Bond and Sherlock Holmes of the Russian Revolution

Mark Twain once said, “History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” In early…

Why do Russians sit down for a few moments before going on a trip?

As Benjamin Davis once wrote in a blog post, his Russian girlfriend makes him sit…

Kenny Rogers once outplayed Michael Jordan

Not only Kenny Rogers was a gifted musician, but he was also good at basketball.…

First ever words spoken to the English colonists by Aboriginal people were „Warra warra wai“ (Go away)

„Warra warra wai“ is written on the footpath in Botany Bay harbour in Australia, just…

Was circumcision invented because primitive men loved to practice bestiality?

Cave paintings found across the world showing men having sex with animals suggest that our…

Our ancestors had sex with buffalos, elephants, rhinoceroses, giraffes…

In caves across the world there are multiple depictions of primitive men copulating with various…

The time when people participated in mass street fights just for fun

Before the digital era, transistor radios, Walkmans, cell phones, the internet, personal computers and laptops,…

How Sugar Ray Killed Jimmy Doyle

In June 1947, American professional boxer, Sugar Ray Robinson backed out of a fight when…

Hendrix’s first ever live gig

On February 20th, 1959 Jimi Hendrix, a 16-year-old high school student, played his first public…

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