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Wheat and How We Domesticated It
Wheat used to be a wild grain before we domesticated it. But how did this process even happen?
The Past and Present of the Thelema Religion
Founded by Aleister Crowly in the early 20th century, the Thelema religion is both intriguing and mysterious.
Medieval Peasants Didn’t Work as Hard as Modern Americans
Modern Americans might work harder than their medieval, working-class counterparts.
Why Pirates Were So Obsessed With Eyepatches
How did the eyepatch come to be so strongly linked to pirates?
The Rules NFL Cheerleaders Have to Follow are Truly Medieval
Here are a few examples of the absurdity that is NFL-approved ladylike behavior.
The Humble Beginnings of the NFL
The biggest, highest-earning sports league on the planet started with a group of passionate men from Canton, Ohio.
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.
Stacy Allison: the First American Woman to Climb Mount Everest
Climbing Mount Everest is extremely difficult, but in September of 1988, Allison finally did it.
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?