Always wonder why the Dark age was called well the Dark Age but after reading this fascinating article on Curiosity, it makes so much more sense.
Does it ever seem like things are worse than they’ve ever been? There’s certainly a lot of bad news these days, but believe us – things have been worse. In 1918, an influenza pandemic killed more than 50 million people. In 1349, the Black Plague wiped out half of the population of Europe.