While pandemics around the world have wreaked havoc on populations through the centuries, like the Bubonic Plague and 1918 pandemic, societies sharpened their critical..
Ancient Sports That Are Completely Terrifying
Ancient humans had their competitive games which pitted teams against each other, often with bloody results.
Fascinating Facts About the Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery bus boycott is one of the earliest civil rights protests and it's also the event that helped make Rosa Parks a household name.
Disturbing Beauty Trends From History
Health and wellness movements in the 21st century are all about cleanliness, but people from ancient periods relied on some incredibly disturbing beauty trends. But the world..
The Scientific Mystery of Why Humans Like Music?
From an evolutionary point of view, it makes no sense whatsoever that music affects our emotions as they do.
The History of the Old Farmer’s Almanac
For centuries, almanacs have served as valuable scientific documents that helped track the stars, the tides, planting seasons, and more.
The Story Behind Ancient Grains That We Still Eat Today
What makes a grain ancient? Ancient grains are those grains that have come down to us mostly intact and have been called pseudocereals. These crops have been staples for..
The Unknown History of Potato Chips
People love potato chips, but we're betting very few people actually know how they came to be.
The History Behind Humming
Research has shown that humming can help reduce stress, induce calmness, enhance sleep, and lower our heart rate.
Is This the Most Important Century in History?
It's been said by several experts that the 21st century is the most critical in human history, but is it really?