How come J. Edgar Hoover went from a legal clerkship to a division head in just two years?
Why did Hitler only get 5 years in prison (9 months served) for trying to overthrow the Government?
Why was pizza the first to jump into the delivery market?
How did the term “goth” go from meaning a Germanic tribe, to a person who wears black and is into the macabre?
What was Pol Pot’s aim?
What caused the deterioration of the rust belt?
Why were curved swords more prevalent in eastern militaries while Europeans preferred straight swords?
When and how did surnames go from unofficial references to occupation, geography, nicknames to official family names?
Before the events of 9/11 occurred, how prominent were the Twin Towers as a cultural symbol?
Why are the Julian calendar months named after Roman gods/emperors but the days of the week are all variants of Norse gods?
What caused the large amount of plane hijackings in the late 60s early 70s?
What did a Roman parking lot look like?
What have freemasons really done and how has it influenced history? And why are there so many conspiracies?
Why the Greek and Roman drawings and paintings of people appear much rudimentary?
What was Adolf Hitler’s supposed “charisma”?
Are there any theories to explain the many old legends and myths of a race of giants?
How would people in antiquity learn foreign languages?
Were there any casualties in WW2 from unexploded WW1 bombs?
How do ruins end up covered?
Why do English speakers call him Jesus instead of Joshua?
Why is “Jesús” a common name in Spanish but not English?
Why do presidents have the power to pardon?
How was the Beta Israel’s reaction to the knowledge that there were other Jewish communities scattered around the world?
How did Monaco survive, while so many other tiny Italian states didn’t?
Why weren’t deaths higher in WWI?
Why was Andorra never permanently incorporated into either France or Spain?
Why did every communist country ban porn?
Why is Patagonia so sparsely populated?
When the Dutch created massive new land like the Flevoland polder, how were plots of land assigned?
What did a Lawyer’s career look like in the Soviet Union?
How were color TVs advertised on black and white sets?
Why didn’t the British elite who lived in India develop their own distinct accent?
Who had access to the Library of Alexandria?
How did soldiers handle the noise of combat during the World Wars?
How was Bay of Pigs not considered an act of war?
Did “snipers” exist before firearms?
Hanukkah, despite being a relatively minor Jewish holiday (indeed it is a festival), has become “Jewish Christmas,” even though religiously it’s not nearly as important as Christmas. Why?
Is possible that there were civilizations akin to those of the Homo Sapiens’ Bronze Age something like 150,000+ years ago?
Why was Bohemia able to retain it’s Slavic heritage after being absorbed by the Holy Roman Empire, but the Slavic areas to the north of it were Germanized?
If someone stole my wallet in 1770 in London or New York what would I do?
Why did the Ottoman empire decline technologically against Europe even if it did not enter isolationism like China or Japan?
How far back in English history would you be able to go to still be able to understand what people are saying?
Did pirates use spears and armor?
How did the introduction of camels affect travel and commerce in the ancient world?
Why was one of Nazi Germany’s best tank commander, Erwin Rommel, sent to Africa instead of being sent to lead in Barbarossa?
When Christianity was legalized by the Roman Empire, how did the government reconcile the anti-imperial rhetoric of Jesus and the culpability of Rome regarding his crucifixion?
Why did no European power colonize Korea?
What were electric eels called before electricity?
Was John Ivan Demjanjuk – Ivan The Terrible?
Why U.S. presidential candidate Warren Harding campaigned on a “return to normalcy”? What exactly was so abnormal in 1920?
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