History Schmistory: December 22nd – A lot at steak…

1731 – Holland

The Dutch revolt against a meat tax…hey it is nearly christmas!

 

By Jeremy Keith (adactio@Flickr) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/80750098/) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Jeremy Keith (adactio@Flickr) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/80750098/) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

History Schmistory, December 19th: Like Clockwork

1971 – Hollywood, California

Stanley Kubrick’s highly controversial ‘A Clockwork Orange’ premieres.

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Krampus Edition is Here!

OK, Santa Dancers, the moment has arrived! Go to iTunes and grab the new Santa Dance: Krampus Edition and crank it to 11ish!
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The Christmas Elves of Scotland

In Scotland, during Christmas, roving bands of elves are warded off by defensive walls of fire. AWESOME!

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Festive Facts Are Here!

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Happy St. Nicholas Day!

Did you put your shoes out? Now that’s change you can believe in!

History Schmistory: December 5. Opera Invented. Also, boredom.

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History Schmistory: December 4th – Ghost ship

1872 – The Atlantic Ocean

The Mary Celeste is discovered mysteriously abandoned. All her crew and the lifeboat are missing, never to be found….creepy

 

By Unconfirmed, possibly Honore Pellegrin (1800–c.1870). This speculative attribution is suggested in Paul Begg: Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea. Longmans Education Ltd, Harlow (UK) 2007. Plate 2 (Scanned from Slate magazine, December 6 2011) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

By Unconfirmed, possibly Honore Pellegrin (1800–c.1870). This speculative attribution is suggested in Paul Begg: Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea. Longmans Education Ltd, Harlow (UK) 2007. Plate 2 (Scanned from Slate magazine, December 6 2011) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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