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1996

The First Rule is Do Not Talk About Fight Club.

Unfortunately it is impossible to not talk about Fight Club since it is one of the most discussed, commented, remarkable and influenceable novel (and m...

1991

Grandsons of Cyrus was rising, U.S. and Soviet Union feared Iranian domination of Middle East. They determined to support Iraq who had a shia minorites that could be provoked by Iran’s new  Shia L...

1990

It was a hot August day, Leonardo Fogassi, Vittorio Gallese, Giacomo Rizzolatti and their team were studying on neurons that specialized for the control of hand and mouth, at the University...

1978

What does the Earth mean for us? Our planet? Our World? Our universe? Our home? Or the border of our thoughts?

Mankind is searching universe (only possible areas t...

1962

During the first two decades of the 20th century the police in England and Wales recorded an average of 90,000 indictable offences each year, a figure which increased to over 500,000 during...

1954

It is very hard to think and evaluate situations objectively for mankind who surrounded by relations, culture, nationality and history. Sometimes it is best to symbolize them to brake surrounding things. (Al...

1954

1950’s. It was the end of great war and it had been a long time to great depression in USA. People had fun with Rhythm and Blues (R&B) which was evaluated from black gospels and soul. Blacks were n...

1945

“All Animals are Equal, But Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others.” is the motto of   “Unfortunate end of Unexpected Animal Revolution”.

Animal Farm is admirable a...

1944

Pearl Harbour baskını ile savaşa giren ABD, İngiliz ordusu ile beraber Almanların Kuzey Afrikadaki hakimiyetine son verdi. Almanlar Kuzey Afrika'daki muharebeler ve Rusya sınırındaki şiddetli &ccedi...

1936

It had been started in Spain but this was not just about Spain. It was the messenger of the Great War where 17 millions of people would die. It was about all of the world but there are int...

1936

It was the war that the first time civilians were on the target as masses. It was the war against fascism that would have been the last one if they could win.

1931

The term utopia was firstly coined in Greek by Sir Thomas More for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the Atlantic Ocean. As the meaning of it’s name(no-place), novel was de...

1929

Anne Frank was an ordinary German Jewish Girl. As she wrote in her diary, there were lots of Jewish girls suffered from Nazi Holocaust like her so it might not the suffering had made her d...

1929

Civilization and Its Discontents (Das Unbehagen in der Kultur) is one of the most remarkable books of Sigmund Freud. Sigmund Freud wrote his book in 1930 and explains main reasons of indiv...

1923

Like his contemporaries’ famous saying “Live fast, die young” he lived fast but gladly he lived long.

Ahmet Ertegun touched to many people’s life during his long life, Ruth Br...

1923

It was the end of World War I. There was a new ruling power in Anatolia after 650 years of Ottoman Empire soverignty. Turkish National Movement had fought against allied forces who invade Anatolia as a resul...

1923

Although the title of this entry is Izmir Economic Congress, this title describes circumstances and politics of Turkish Republic’s economics in between 1923 – 1929. Izmir Economic congress have b...

1920

When you initially try to criticize “The Age of Innocence” novel which is the 12th novel of Edith Wharton, it seems like typical love story. However, it had made Edith Wharton ...

1917

Zionism is a nationalist and political movement of Jews and Jewish Culture that supports the re-establishment of a Jewish Homeland. Of course there were many thinkers and writers defend th...

1917

Middle East was forgotten land under Ottoman rule until late 19th century. It had become valuable for British Empire because of its position and resources. Though many people consider its ...

1916

A line in the sand which was drawn by a man on a map, without considering culture, tribes, sects etc.

Sir Mark Sykes was an English traveller, attache in...

1910

Anarchism is a romantic idea on a system that people can govern themselves by themselves. No authority, no king, no state and no hierarchy. There are several types of ana...

1908

Basically, there are two types of countries in World Economics. First ones export raw materials and the others export industrial products. Foreign capital had had great influence over Ottom...

1904

France and United Kingdom were rival brothers; though they share history and culture they had more than 20 wars against each other from 1200 to 1815. The tension between these two Powers h...

1898

The earth is under attack, Martians, high intelligent species, are invading our World, who will save us?

Great war machines? Passion of humans? Or something else?

In 1898, when H.G.Wells fini...

1896

Though it was still debateful subject that why Russian Empire had begun pogroms against Jewish People in Odessa in 1821, it was one of the most remarkable anti-Semitic program ever done by...

1894

A feral child tales are always popular throughout human history. Sometimes these tales are emerged as a source of one nation or state.(Romulus, Romus or Asena). On the other hand though authenticates of most...

1888

It is usual to see a character changes a World history by himself in spite of enemies and moreover allies too in Hollywood films. Of course it is not realistic; however T.E. Lawrence was t...

1883

'But I am not like other boys! I always tell the truth’ (The Adventures of Pinocchio – 1883)

Pinocchio is one of the three worldwide best seller Italian books ever while the others are Ma...

1881

People who travelled to Europe should be careful that they are standing right on the dream of 20th century’s one of the best novelist who killed himself when he felt hopeless about Eu...

1876

Streets have always played major role in politics. If they could not be controlled, they would change politics, governments even eras. Or in another words, if you control...

1867

Maria Sklodowska/ Madam Currie was a Poland chemist and physicist, the first woman achieved doctor license in Europe and won the Nobel Prize also the only woman who won Nobel Prize in both...

1865

Are you bored from reality? Then follow the White Rabbit as Alice did.  

Lewis Carroll was an English Mathematician, photographer, Anglican Cleric an...

1859

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incre...

1847

The Great Britain was still the major power in the World by its dominance over seas since Elizabeth. He had consolidate his dominance with the invention of steamboats. The first steamboat ...

1832

Armin Vambery was a Hungarian Jewish Turkologist, traveller, spy, negotiator and also fake dervish. He was born in Szentgyörgy, Hungary, Austrian Empire (now Svätý Jur in ...

1827

Battle of Navarino was the last sail naval battle and the decisive battle of Greek War of Independence which had been started in 1821 and would end in 1832. At the end of the battle Ottoma...

1823

Joseph Ernest Renan was born in 28.02.1823 in Treguier, Brittany into a lower middle class family. His dad died when he was 5 years old and his sister Henriette had took care of him during hi...

1818

Frankenstein is a gothic and horror novel written by Mary Shelley.

Mary Shelley was William Goldwin and  Mary Wollstonecraft, one of the first modern anarchist and feminist, daughter. However he...

1791

“If Newton was the last of magicians, Faraday was the last of the modern scientists to live in the dark, regarding the light.” Lawrence M. Krauss. Michael Faraday was born in 2...

1789

In June, the Third Estate, which represented commoners and the lower clergy, declared itself the National Assembly and called for the drafting of a constitution. Initially seeming to yield...

1774

Sometimes you feel like everything is going bad and gonna be devastated. The second half of 18th century was as same as the situation of whole country, one of the biggest and powerful, the...

1773

Economy of Great Britain was in debt; extra taxes and acts especially on colonies were not sufficient or could not be applicable. Furthermore, The East India Company which had been the mai...

1765

Stamp Act Congress was the first congress of the American Colonies. People of these colonies were immigrants and citizen of Kingdom of Great Britain. They were loyal and had great influenc...

1758

It had been discovered that world was not formed by only Africa, Asia and Europe in 15th century. It is much bigger and there are lots of resources and wealth more. Technological developme...

1737

Edward Gibbon was the first Modern Historian with his objective methodology. As Gibbon mentioned in his famous work The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empir...

1723

Adam Ferguson was an anti-utopian, agonistic liberal, historian, moral philosopher and the father of modern sociology.

He believed in that professions, d...

1656

Edmond Halley 8 Kasım 1656 / 14 Ocak 1742

Halley zengin bir sabun üreticisinin oğlu olarak 1656 yılında İngiltere’de dünyaya geldi. Oxford’da daha okurken güneş siste...

1650

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1642

English Civil Wars were complex and detailled civil wars which can not be reasoned by only religion or something else. At the end of Tudor dynasty Stuart monarch was built by Scotland’s IV James and En...

1632

It is hard to define Spinoza in one sentence but may be the most complete definition of Spinoza is rationalist philosopher. On the other side many people describe him as an atheist, panthe...

1626

People have been waiting special one that will rescue them from this injustice, dirty and sinful World. Especially in Judaism and Christianity this waiting left its place to belief. If you...

1623

He was lucky to born after Copernic, since he could be curious about the importance of human through infinite universe, at the same time he was unlucky to born before Darwin, since he could not consider the ...

1620

Puritanism was a religious movement which had emerged in Christianity against Roman Catholicism in 16th and 17th century. It was founded by some of the returning clergy exiled under Mary I...

1618

If you ever visited Prague probably you visited the Prague castle which sits on the hill and looks upon Prague. The foundation stone of St. Vitus Cathedral which is the main part of castle...

1588

When Queen Elizabeth I, illegimate daughter of VIII. Henry,  came to the throne of England in 1558, she ruled a disjointed and rather weak nation, having many discontented factions within and few friend...

1571

“We can build all of the navy’s irons by silver, ropes by silk, sails by satin”. These words are the Grand Vizier Sokullu’s answer to Uluc Ali Pasha who said that it is hard to built ...

1564

William Shakespeare has a lot of titles. National Poet of England, The Bard, Greatest Writer in the English Language, The Greatest Export of England and the Greatest Dramatist are some exa...

1564

Stephan Hawking, "Galileo, modern bilimin doğuşunda muhtemelen diğer herkesten daha büyük bir role sahiptir."

Galileo Galilei (d. 15 Şubat 1564 – ö. 8 Ocak 1642), İtaly...

1548

If you ever visit Rome, probably you went to Camp’de Fiori for shopping where beautiful kinds of flowers and fresh fruits you could find. At the center of the market may be you recog...

1533

Resimde VIII Henry (Anne Boleyn ile evlenen zatı şahane) İngiltere’sinde görev yapan Fransız büyükelçisi Jean de Dinteville (sağda) ve yakın dostu Lavaur Piskoposu Georges d...

1506

Great Fire of Rome had devastated the Rome, there were only three districts completely escaped from fire while four of fourteen was completely destroyed.

Fire’s spreading rate was enourmous bec...

1501

Michealangelo’nun ustalık şaheseri.

Çoğunluğunu yün tüccarlarının oluşturduğu (12yy’da kurulmuş ekonomik açıdan çok güçlü bir bir...

1498

Pieta 1498 – 1500

Fransız Kardinal Jean De Bilheres tarafından kendi mezarı için Michelangelo’ya (23 yaş) yaptırılmış ve 18.yy’da ...

1491

VIII Henry was the third king of Tudor dynasty and changed Ireland and England irreversibly between 1509 and 1547. He was portrayed as well educated, successful and one of the most charismatic executive ever...

1453

It had been always seen impossible to conquer Constantinople the capital of Eastern Rome. There was one of the biggest, richest and the most beautiful city of antiquity behind its high and...

1300

1300

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1296

May be the most creative rivalry between two goldsmiths in history has been resulted with one of the most magnificient square has ever built. Florence Cathedral (1436) and Gates of Paradise...

1214

Battle of Bouvines is one of the most important battle had deceived French and England history also America. Without it there is no Magna Carta however it is not as popular and known as ba...

1099

Günümüze kalan günlüklerden birinde; “Mescid-i Aksa’da kan diz boyundaydı” diye yazar. Haçlı ordusunda yer alan Raymond D'Aguilers ise

“Wonde...

1096

Dominus Illuminatio Mea / The Lord is my Light

University of Oxford has been founded in 1096. It is the oldest university in English speaking World and second in whole World where the oldest universi...

1071

Manzikert 1071 is neglected milestone battle in history in both Western scholars and Eastern, interestingly in Turkish too. Though Turkish nomads were already migrating to Anatolia before ...

1066

England had been invaded by Angles, Saxons, Danes and Vikings before. And the last successful invasion of England was made by Normans.

England was the pe...

1048

It was the beginning of the new era for Muslim lands in Transoxiana. There was a new ruler after Umayyad and Abbasid eras, Seljuqs.

Seljuqs were nomadic ...

977

Muslim conquests that started in 633 ended in 751 for Persia and Transoxiana. Persian people who found one of the earliest Empires in the world Median Empire in 626 BC an...

624

İslamiyetin genişleme ve yayılma döneminin başlangıcı kabul edilir. Ayrıca Bedir Savaşı ile Hz. Muhammed’in liderliği kanıtlanmış ve birçok kabile Hz. Muhammed’e katılma...

451

Huns had been unified in Hungary in mid 5th century under the command of Attilla who unified nomadic and Germanic tribes, Goths and Alans with similar motivations like looting and warfare. He was misery king...

82

From little city state to worlds’ most memorable empire. Rome, it was the first dream of humanity with its 1.950.000 meter square land area, culture and lifestyle.

Although its constitutions, m...

70

Colosseum was the largest and the most famous amphitheatre ever built in Rome and it was built during Flavian Dynasty era between AD 70 and AD 80.

Who were Flavian Dynasty? How had they been succeede...

64

Nero had become the fifth emperor of Roman Empire in A.D.54. (Augustus – Tiberius – Caligula – Claudius). Nero was one of the most accused Emperors (King or Sultan) in th...

-49

MÖ 509 senesinde Roma’nın son kralı tahttan indirildikten sonra Roma’nın yasal ve politik yapısı iki sınıf üzerine kuruldu.

PATRICIANS...

-73

“Onları ne kadar sayıda yendiğimizin bir önemi yok. Her seferinde başka bir ordu daha gönderebilecek gibiler.” Spartacus (Holywood version…)

“En tehlikeli d&uum...

-95

Cato the Younger (MÖ 95 – MÖ 46)

Roma Cumhuriyetinde Quaestor (Maliye Bakanı ve Müfettişi diyebiliriz.), veto yetkisi taşıyan Tribune’lük gibi görevler ü...

-100

MÖ.100

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-104

Birinci köle savaşlarına çok benzer bir şekilde Sicilya'nın doğusunda ve batısında olmak üzere iki ayrı ayaklanma birden başladı. Batıdaki ayaklanmanın başında Athenion, doğud...

-111

“Havada uçuşan silahlar ve yaralı insanlar arasında Crassus’a doğru yöneldiyse de ona ulaşamadı, fakat üzerine atlayan iki centurion’u katletti. Ark...

-135

Cicero'nun deyimi ile "Roma'nın Tahıl Ambarı" olan Sicilya'nın batısındaki çobanlar (köle) ile doğudaki tarım kölelerinin Roma'ya karşı ayaklanması ile başlamıştır. Batıdaki ...

-490

Marathon Savaşı; Avrupa’nın doğum gözyaşları…(J.F.C. Fuller)

Cyrus the Great’ten sonra Persler fetihlerine devam ediyorlardı. Doğuda Hindistandan Batıda Akdenize kada...

-547

Asurlular, 200 yılı aşkın bir süredir Basra körfezinden akdenize kadar olan bölgede hüküm sürmekteydi. MÖ 612 yılında Babil’iler ve Medesler g...

-570

Pythagoras Theorem is may be the most known geometrical theorem among secondary school students. It is easy to remember this theorem even for many older. It says, let we ...

-610

Anaximander was the pupil of Thales and the second master of Milesian School furthermore my favourite pre-socratic philosopher. Like his teacher, his main interests were ...

-623

Miletus was an ancient Greek city on the western coast of Anatolia, near the mouth of the Maeander River in ancient Caria. It was the wealthiest city state of its age and...

-625

MÖ.625

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-750

Who created the World?

How did it?

What is expecting from us?

What would be after deat...

-1457

MÖ 1786 – MÖ 1575 Filistinden gelen Semitic halkın göç etmesi ile Mısır’da hanedan bu halkın içinden Hyksos (Hiksos)’lara geçmişti.  MÖ 15...

-9500

Sapiens had been shaped under the solid and merciless rules of evolution. Scholars believed that Sapiens reached their final (current) body and psyche 70.000 years ago. T...

-15000

The journey of the modern mankind had been started 70.000 years ago from East Africa. They had travelled to all around the World, they had met with different kinds of ani...

-46000

Evolution is not merciful. It is the fight to death and survive. Organism should adapt to environment which consists flora, fauna, climate and geography. For example some...

-70000

Sapiens means “Wise”. Evolution of wise man had started 200.000 years ago. They populated East Africa even Levant. However they could not make it and left the Levant to its own...

-250000

Cave man was a phenomenon mostly believed that lived thousands years ago. They were short hunchback men with long hairs. They could only use few arrggh, grrrh voices to communicate in each...

-1900000

Biologists classify organisms into species. Animals are said to belong to the same species if they tend to mate with each other, giving birth to fertile offspring. Species that evolved fro...

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Lucy was a wild woman who walked among the trees run along the savannahs. If she was still alive she would be 3.2 million years old.

Although there were not any famous people like Michael Jackson, Ma...

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Although our title is Extinction of Dinasours, may be it is better to say an Extinction of Non-Avian Dinasours since fossil records indicates that birds evolved from theropod dinasours.

When we compa...

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LUCA, the seed of life. May be it is not the first living thing in the earth but is considered as the common ancestor of all current life on Earth. Though we have not any fossil or remains...