Ancient humans had their competitive games which pitted teams against each other, often with bloody results.
A Brief Look at the Fascinating History of Native America
Thousands of years before European ships arrived in the Americas, a different group of people discovered the new world: the nomadic ancestors of Native Americans. They..
Disturbing Beauty Trends From History
People from ancient periods relied on some incredibly creepy beauty trends.
5 Lessons from Pandemics of the Past
While pandemics around the world have wreaked havoc on populations through the centuries, like the Bubonic Plague and 1918 pandemic, societies sharpened their critical..
“The Great Moon Hoax” Published in the “New York Sun”
In August 1835, the first articles that announced the discovery of life on the moon appeared in the "New York Sun" newspaper.
A Brief History of the Art Deco Movement
We've all heard the phrase "Art Deco" in conversations here and there, but how exactly did this style come into being?
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 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.
The History Behind Humming
Research has shown that humming can help reduce stress, induce calmness, enhance sleep, and lower our heart rate.
Why Do We Love True Crime Shows?
Everywhere we turn these days, it seems like there's a new, wildly successful—book, podcast, or show devoted to a crime.