Toby Arguello

Toby Arguello is a NYC-based Latino writer and retired quidditch player with a love of cartoons, harmonicas, and pirates. He has worked on Nick Jr. and PBS shows and is currently living the freelance life.

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A Mistranslated Peace Treaty Led to the Brutal First Italo-Ethiopian War

What started out as a miscommunication escalated to full-scale conflict.

President Harry Truman's Exemplary WWI Record

The 33rd president had an admirable military career.

The Dust Bowl: How Ecological and Agricultural Change Worsened the Great Depression

Severe dust storms plagued the Great Plains region during the 1930s.

Enter the Georgian Era

Discover the figures, culture, and technology that made the Georgian Era a vibrant time of change for an empire.

Viking Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

Enduring misconceptions obscure what the seafaring Norse people were really like.

The Strange Connection Between the Nuclear Bomb, Bikinis, and Godzilla

Real devastation, fictional monsters, and a swimsuit all collided in the Pacific Ocean.

The Mapuche People's Centuries-Long Resistance Against the Spanish

This indigenous tribe refused to succumb to imperialist rule.

Historical and Cultural Marvels Abounded in the Americas’ Pre-Columbian Cites

Long before Columbus sailed the ocean blue, indigenous American cultures created jaw-dropping cityscapes.

Nassau's Pirates: Revealing the Sordid History of the Bahamian Port City

Now a tourist haven, the small colony was once run by pirates, for pirates.