Serving as Regent for his nephew King James VI (later James I of England too), James Stewart, Earl of Moray was assassinated by a firearm, a first for a head of state in the whole world.
Theodore Hall was an American physicist who helped on the Manhattan project. He leaked nuclear secrets to Russia and got away with it for the majority of his life. He claimed to have done it not for advancing a communist cause, but out of fears of one country with a nuclear monopoly, hellbent on unleashingContinue reading “(Not So) Fun Fact: The American Who Gave The Soviet Union Nuclear Secrets”
Mario being the referee was added at the last minute. While Nintendo owned Punch-Out and there was no legal issue, apparently the creators forgot to ask their bosses permission to put the plumber in the game.
When we first meet Olly, he is a likable character. He’s just a little boy that had his parents murdered by wildlings on the orders of the King-Beyond-The-Wall Mance Rayder. He tells the Night’s Watch about what happened to his village after a wildling let him go to do just that. Jon Snow steps upContinue reading “Things I Hate: Olly (Game of Thrones)”
One of the big favorites for many fans, the first true-born son of Eddard Stark remained fairly low-key for the majority of season one. He kept Winterfell in shape while Ned was Hand of the King. However that escalates as he calls of the Northern houses to march to King’s Landing to save his fatherContinue reading “Things I Like: Robb Stark (Game of Thrones)”