Welcome to this week’s History Thread! I’m going to be extra-lazy this week and declare it an Open Thread to discuss whatever the hell you want. Discuss things you learned since the last history thread (what was that, two years … Continue reading The Weekly History Thread
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! Today’s topic: Diseases and epidemics. However arrogant we humans are in assuming mastery over the natural world, we are still vulnerable as ever to diseases, from cancer and parasites to good ol’ fashioned plagues. … Continue reading The Weekly History Thread is Contagious
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! Per our friend Robert Maitland’s suggestion, our topic this week: Cities and urban development. Discuss the rise and fall of cities and human population trends, whether specific cities and time periods or general overviews … Continue reading The Urban Weekly History Thread
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! Usual rules apply: don’t feel bound by the discussion topic, have fun and try and be respectful. Today’s discussion topic: Founding and national myths. We’ve discussed variations of this topic before, so apologies for … Continue reading The Weekly History Thread
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! This week we’re going to do something potentially NSFW: Sex in history. Awhile back we discussed sex scandals specifically, but use this topic to discuss anything about humanity’s oldest and most reliable pass time: sexual … Continue reading The Steamy Weekly History Thread
Welcome to this week’s History Thread! I didn’t have a topic until I looked up “this day in history,” but it seems like a fun one to discuss. As always, do not feel constrained by the discussion topic. This week’s … Continue reading The Fake Weekly History Thread
Hello and welcome to this week’s History Thread! Our topic for the week: What makes you interested in delving deeper into a topic? Let’s say you know nothing about, say, the American Civil War or the Holocaust or Ancient Rome, … Continue reading The Curious Weekly History Thread
Welcome to the Weekly History Thread! This is the first one of these for the new site and I hope it’s as fun and informative as everyone as you can. Today’s topic: Politics and elections. It’s Election Day here in … Continue reading The Weekly History Thread Heads to the Polls!