The modern society has an unusually attachment to their animals. Today there are established facilities that take care of animals and even rescue them from the streets. People adopt animals to their homes and take care of them as if they were their children. In bizarre circumstances, some have gone ahead to hold wedding ceremonies… Continue reading Guilty as Charged
During the middle age period on 5th September 1379, two herds of pigs got agitated and killed Perrinot Muet at a French monastery. The pigs were put on trial with the accordance of the law which prescribes that the real murderers plus witnesses would be put on trial for the crime committed and finally sentenced… Continue reading Putting Animals on Trial and Executing Them
Every person has a traditional culture that their people subscribed to. Some of the ancient practices were questionable, and they would not fit anywhere in a modern and civilized society. One traditional practice was practised in a past Kingdom which is now Korea. The Kingdom practised a controversial tradition called the Goryeojang. The culture involved… Continue reading Goryeo Jang Tradition
It was a sad night in Cincinnati on April 26, 1865, when the Sultana which was carrying union soldiers and released prisoners exploded and left more than 1700 people dead. The tragedy has been the worst in US maritime accidents. Unfortunately, not much is known about this tragedy because it was accorded the right coverage… Continue reading Why was the Sultana Explosion Forgotten?
On the night of April 27, 1865, 2,400 prisoners of war could not wait to be with their families again after being released. Their families waited for them maybe with welcome home placards. It would have been the beginning of their lives. Unfortunately, the icy waters of the Mississippi swallowed them to their death as… Continue reading Decoration Day
The Sultana explosion of 1865 ranks as one of the deadliest fires in history which claimed more lives than the Titanic. During the explosion time, Lee had surrendered, and President Lincoln had been assassinated, and the Civil war had ended. The news of the explosion was therefore overshadowed as the media outlets placed more focus… Continue reading The Sultana Explosion
The year was 1865, April 27; a somber mood engulfed Memphis. Tennessee after 1700 released Union Prisoners were swallowed by the sea waters. It has since been documented as the worst maritime disaster in the United States than the Titanic that sank in 1912 killing 1517 people. Sultana had been designed to carry 376 passengers,… Continue reading The Sultana Explosion