In the past, each flower had its own symbolic meaning and you could code a full message using a single bouquet.
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Doctors in Ancient Greece wrote recipes to cure their patients’ ailments and even determine the sex of their children.
When was the last time you saw a fully grown monarch in high heels, white tights, short shorts, and a huge wig?
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Here are some lesser-known facts you might like to know about the pivotal day when human feet touched the moon.
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Modern Americans might work harder than their medieval, working-class counterparts.
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Ever wondered how the Pride March came to be? Before the 1960s, it was just a glint in the eyes of a handful of..
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The roots of the word "OK" date all the way back to the 1830s, and it started as a joke!
Known as the Ninth Legion, one of the most fearsome elite units in the Roman Empire mysteriously went completely..
It was November 24, 1971, and a man in a suit bought a one-way ticket from Portland to Seattle, Washington for $20.
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Here are some of Nostradamus's predictions to help you decide for yourself if you believe him or not.
The couple from Leesburg, Indiana had been married a short while, when she started to get suspicious of her husband's..
Here are three of the people who've explored the freezing ice caps and lived to tell the tale.
We know everything about the Tudors. But do we? It's a complex period of history that can still throw up many surprises.
Peanut Butter and Jelly. Here are a few surprising facts about the history of this humble sandwich.
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Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, had a pretty unremarkable life. And then he died.
Upon first spotting an okapi, most people would assume it's related to zebras, but that's not the case.
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These famous NBA jerseys will surely bring about some serious feelings of nostalgia.
Read about the first international Olympic Games in modern history held in 1896
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Take a look at the historic moment when Usain Bolt became a sports legend.
While Christian missionaries tried to suppress surfing in the 1800s, a Hawaiian princess helped bring it back!
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