For Rent: One Pineapple

Upon their discovery by Christopher Columbus, Europeans fell in love with pineapples. They were taken with the sweetness of the fruit, its exotic appearance, and the “crown” upon its top.

Khazaria and the other King David

Approximately between 650 and 1048, the Eastern European region between and around the Black Sea and Caspian Sea was home to a powerful empire called Khazaria.

How a death saved Europe from the Mongols

The year was 1241 AD. The Mongols have created the largest empire in the World. Batu Khan, son of Ögödei (and grandson of the already deceased Gengis Khan) is leading the Mongol advance.