Monthly Archives: June 2011

Quick test post 2…

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A humoristic approach to the Mesoamerican ballgame

Rob Sylvester over at Cracked.com covers the Mesoamerican ballgame or in their words The Greatest Sport Ever Invented. Readers of cracked.com might expect an humoristic approach, but nevertheless the given information is overall accurate. For example there is no mention … Continue reading

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The Big Picture covers Mixteca

The Big picture of boston.com covers the Mixteca region today, especially the little town San Miguel Cuevas. The Mixteca region, which covers parts of the Mexican states Guerrero, Oaxaca and Puebla, has been hit hard by emigration to the USA. … Continue reading

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Has the mysterious Chupacabra been found?

We’ve already had the pleasure of talking about El Chupacabra here once and twice. We found several odd points in this whole story. Now Benjamin Radford, editor of The Skeptical Inquirer, says that he solved the mystery around El Chupacabra. … Continue reading

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Just a picture…

I just loved this picture posted today by hedonism101 on reddit.com. So much in fact, that I wanted to share it with you, although it’s a bit blurry.

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Get a deeper understanding of the relationship of Maximilian and Benito… with a comic

Via Reddit, I stumbled upon a funny comic that tries to give a deeper understanding of the difficult relationship between Maximilian I. (covered here and just yesterday here) and Benito Juarez (covered here). The historical authenticity might not be the … Continue reading

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More on the last emperor of Mexico

Do you remember our blog post about the last emperor of Mexico? Alright, now you do and we can continue. My good friend Dr. Beach over at Beachcombing’s Bizarre History Blog presented some other details and outstanding pictures of Maximilian’s … Continue reading

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