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Apr 25, 2018

code duello is a set of rules for a one-on-one combat, or duel.

Codes duello regulate dueling and thus help prevent vendettas between families and other social factions. They ensure that non-violent means of reaching agreement be exhausted and that harm be reduced, both by limiting the terms of engagement and by...

Apr 18, 2018

A tulip, known as "the Viceroy" (viseroij), displayed in the 1637 Dutch catalog Verzameling van een Meenigte Tulipaanen. Its bulb was offered for sale between 3,000 and 4,200 guilders (florins) depending on size (aase). A skilled craftsworker at the time earned about 300 guilders a year.[1]

Tulip mania (

Apr 11, 2018

The Great Stink was an event in central London in July and August 1858 during which the hot weather exacerbated the smell of untreated human waste and industrial effluent that was present on the banks of the River Thames. The problem had been mounting for some years, with an ageing and inadequate sewer system that...

Apr 4, 2018

Carl Tanzler
Carl Tanzler (1940).jpg
Tanzler in 1942
Born February 8, 1877
DresdenGerman Empire
Died July 3, 1952 (aged 75)
Pasco County, Florida, U.S.
Occupation radiology technician
Spouse(s) Doris Tanzler
Children Ayesha Tanzler, Clarista Tanzler
Carl Tanzler.jpg

Carl Tanzler, or sometimes Count Carl von Cosel (February 8, 1877...