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The History of School Uniforms
Have you ever thought about where school uniforms come from? It all started sooner than you'd think.
What Do You Really Know About the Moon Landing?
Here are some lesser-known facts you might like to know about the pivotal day when human feet touched the moon.
Flower Power: The Secret Ancient Meanings of Old-Time Bouquets
In the past, each flower had its own symbolic meaning and you could code a full message using a single bouquet.
Uncle Sam and How He Became an American Staple
Have you ever wondered who was the original Uncle Sam and how he became such a huge deal?
Sink Your Teeth Into Ancient Dentistry
We like to think that ancient civilizations had no sense of personal or dental hygiene. But we're wrong.
These Celebrities Walked Away From a Football Career
A football career takes lots of luck and talent. Making it in Hollywood is just as hard. These celebs somehow did both.
The Tower of Babel: Fact or Fiction?
Some recent archaeological findings might suggest that the Tower of Babel did, in fact, exist!
Meet the Fearsome Viking Ivar the Boneless
The legendary Viking warrior, Ivar the Boneless, was a fearsome, demon-like warrior, but what parts of his story are true?
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You've seen him portrayed by Gerard Butler in the epic film "300", but have you ever given much thought to the real character of Leonidas, King of Sparta? A large part of what..