In the past, each flower had its own symbolic meaning and you could code a full message using a single bouquet.
Did a Cow Really Start the Great Chicago Fire?
The myth of the cow that started the Great Chicago Fire has been circulating for so long, people rarely question it.
An Ancient Eight-Mile Long Mural Was Discovered in the Amazon
A recently discovered cave painting was found in the Colombian Amazon, and it's mindblowing in more ways than one.
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 History of Arctic Exploration
Here are three of the people who've explored the freezing ice caps and lived to tell the tale.
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.
The Rules NFL Cheerleaders Have to Follow are Truly Medieval
Here are a few examples of the absurdity that is NFL-approved ladylike behavior.
What Does a 16th-Century Portuguese Shipwreck Have to Do With African Elephants?
An ancient ivory cargo was found aboard a ship that sank about 500 years ago.
The Tumacacori Mission and the Hidden Treasure
One of the most famous legends of a hidden Arizonian treasure is the story of the Tumacácori Mission.
Meet the Famous Boots-Wearing Human Skeleton
One human skeleton can shed light on the way people used to live and tell stories beyond our wildest imagination.