Ted Kacynski after his capture by the FBI in 1996. Source: FBI, Wikimedia Commons

Theodore John “Ted” Kaczynski was making headlines between 1978 and 1995 all across the United States, his name, however, was not known at the time, and he was simply referred to as the Unabomber. Living out in rural Montana he built homemade bombs and left them for people to open…

An erotic wall painting in a Lupanar(Roman brothel) in Pompeii. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

LLike it or not prostitution is the oldest job in existence. In our modern society still reeling from the markedly anti-sex doctrine of Christianity and the church in general we tend to look down on such rakish things as brothels and the women (and occasionally men) that inhabit them. Men…

Boris Johnson. Source: Tolga, The Guardian

Christmas is a time for family, giving, and it is a time to forget the stresses of day-to-day life. Unfortunately, if you happen to be one mop-haired Austin-powers villain lookalike, it is probably not going to be the most enjoyable of holidays because, while Boris might have a lot of…

This is believed to be the only surviving bust of Caesar made during his lifetime. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

GGaius Julius Caesar is a name that has lived on for millennia. Born around 100 BC and dead in 44 BC his exploits helped cement Rome as one of the most influential empires in history while also changing it forever. He conquered, pillaged, seduced, genocided, and most of all, led…

Alfred von Schlieffen. Source: Wikimedia Commons, studio E. Bieber.

“The whole of Germany must throw itself on one enemy, the strongest, most powerful, most dangerous enemy, and that can only be France.” — Alfred von Schlieffen, 1912.

InIn the early 1900s Germany faced an issue: shewere surrounded by enemies. Kaiser Wilhelm II did not want conflict— though it would…

Jordan Fearn

Technology, History, Climate Change, and Politics, I write about what pops into my head.

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