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History of the World

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Renee Fisher | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Kudos to a valley in central Texas, settled about 15,000 years ago. This valley was an outstanding site for hunter-gatherers, the evolution of high school football and the discovery of child beauty pageants.

WATCH: This Video Puts The History And Future Of Everything In Serious Perspective

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | College

Time flies, as they say. It can be easy to forget something that seems like it's taking forever is barely a blip in the history of the universe. ...

CHART: An Abridged History Of The World

Posted 02.25.2013 | Comedy

If you've ever contemplated how you'll explain the history of the world to your children someday, Doghouse Diaries has a helpful cheat sheet that cove...

Wikipedia's 100 Second Long History Of The World

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At The Guardian's recent History Hack Day, software engineer Gareth Lloyd and developer Tom Martin combed Wikipedia for articles about significant hap...

Do the Ten Commandments Cover All the Bases?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Hoenig

I've been thinking about one of the comments made in response to my latest Huffington Post blog, "A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands" ...

A Daft History of the Next Decade

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Alan Black

The South Pole was finally reached in 1911 but ten decades later its twin vanished at the North, and was never seen again.