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Edgar Allan Poe: U.S. Army veteran

On this Veteran’s Day, we present an essay about U.S. Army veteran and revered author Edgar Allan Poe and the effect his military service had on the rest of his life; something every veteran can appreciate. Major William F. Hecker […]

Edgar Allan Poe: U.S. Army veteran

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On this Veteran’s Day, we present an essay about U.S. Army veteran and revered author Edgar Allan Poe and the effect his military service had on the rest of his life; something every veteran can appreciate. Major William F. Hecker […]

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Ethiopia and its sugarcane salvation

Ethiopia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with a rich and varied nature and wildlife. However, the population growth and the need for arable land, wood

UFOs and presidents: A secret history

Could President Truman have known the story behind the front page news from July 28, 1952? For decades, pulp fiction writers, film-makers, and countless UFO researchers have maintained that a

Van Gogh and the gas madness

In a recent article it was argued that Edgar Allan Poe and his wife Virginia suffered from chronic poisoning by illuminating gas, when they lived in New York City from

Edgar Allan Poe: His London ties

Stoke Newington - Old Rectory (Public Domain) During Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial in 2009, a great debate raged between partisans in Boston, Philadelphia, and Baltimore over which city had the

Edgar Allan Poe and his mysterious Eureka

Editor's Note: This essay first appeared on MysteriousWritings.com. It is published with permission. The American poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) is the most influential writer in modern literature. Since

Gravity: The mysterious force

Will we soon have flying carpets? Skyscrapers without elevators? Airplanes without wings? We should start to think seriously about such fantasies, because science is beginning to understand gravity, which is

Edgar Allan Poe: The mysterious years

After leaving Richmond in 1837, Edgar Allan Poe moved to New York City to pursue a position in journalism. Little is known about this period in Poe’s life. He

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