Ancient humans had their competitive games which pitted teams against each other, often with bloody results.
The Secret History of Breakfast
Why do we eat pancakes? Why is cereal considered a breakfast food? And what did we drink at breakfast before we had coffee?
Most Travel-Restricted Places in The World
Our spectacular planet has so many wonders to explore but there are still places in the world that are completely off-limits.
The Story Behind Ancient Grains That We Still Eat Today
These crops have been staples for thousands of years around the globe, and have various significant health benefits.
What Was the Cause of the Stock Market Crash of 1929?
This market crash was considered the worst economic event in the world. In the wake of Black Tuesday, America went into a downward spiral.
The Woman Who Became Governor 11 Years Before Women’s Suffrage
Carrie B. Shelton became the first woman to assume a state's top office. And she couldn't even vote.
When Did We Start Thinking About Aliens?
It's fascinating to see the history behind our preconceived ideas about aliens and the very concept itself.
Disturbing Beauty Trends From History
People from ancient periods relied on some incredibly creepy beauty trends.
A Brief History of Witches, Were They Villains or Victims?
This fascinating figure has long symbolized our society's complex views and attitudes towards female intuition and power.
A Brief History of Chocolate
With a history spanning over 4,000 years, chocolate has traveled a rocky road to becoming the mass-produced success it is today.