Female leaders have led civilizations throughout history. For several centuries, the men of ancient Egypt have received most of the attention, but it’s no secret that women have..
These Things Were Considered Normal 100 Years Ago
For humans beings, evolution is the name of the game. We evolve to survive and to adapt with the times. If we don’t, we will follow the fate of unfortunate species that have slowly..
The Story of Passover
The Passover is an eight-day devotion that commemorates the exodus and freedom of the Israelites who are Jewish slaves from Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramses II. The..
5 Strange Ancient Customs You Probably Never Heard of In History Class
From injurious bloodletting to suffocating Victorian corsets, you think you’ve heard it all when it comes to outlandish rituals we’ve abandoned, thankfully. Well, if you aren’t..
Hippocratic Doctors Had This Strange Tip for Couples Who Wanted a Girl
Doctors in Ancient Greece wrote recipes to cure their patients’ ailments and even determine the sex of their children. Hippocratic doctors used to say that Greek women’s wombs..
Take a Look at King Tut’s Tomb’s Major Restoration
It took conservators about ten years to upgrade the burial chamber of Tutankhamun, the boy king. After a decade of detailed work, painstakingly restoring structures and intricacies..
Dinosaurs Were “Thriving” Before Asteroid Hit
Dinosaurs were actually “flourishing” before an asteroid struck the planet and eventually drove these creatures out of existence, according a new study. This negates the myth that..
10 Fascinating Things You Should Know About the Maya Civilization
A Maya Pyramid was discovered as recent as 2015 This discovery in 2015 simply means that there still remains a lot of work to be done by archaeologists. The track that maps out..
Were The Dinosaurs In Decline Before The Asteroid Strike?
It is common knowledge among scientists that the extinction of the dinosaurs that took place roughly 65-66 million years ago was caused by an asteroid impact accompanied by extreme..
In the Middle Ages, Baghdad’s Ruling Elite Held Cook-offs
It’s easy for us to assume that cooking competitions are a fairly recent development, but apparently, that’s not true at all. In fact, culinary contests have been around for a..
Mass Child Sacrifice Discovered in Peru: 140 Killed In ‘Heart Removal’ Ritual
The most significant sacrifice in the history of the world might have been done in Peru. Skeletons of over 140 children on top of 200 llamas were unearthed at an archaeological..
Through the Lens of History: Powerful Images That Shaped the Last Century
A single photograph can convey a thousand thoughts, feelings and emotions better than any descriptive caption. Since photography was invented, the human race has evolved in more..
Honest Depictions of History’s Greatest Figures
Thanks to the crack teams of forensic anthropologists and a whole load of CGI, these historical figures, among many others, have been given the treatment of facial reconstruction...
Photos of the Old Wild West You Won’t Believe Exist!
Cowboys, horses, blind shooting, and a whole lot of outlaws! It seems like a disaster waiting to happen. If you guys have watched movies like this, the first thing that would probably..
These Hilarious Photos Of Anti-Social Commuters Will Make You Miss Public Transport
Those of us who take public transport know our travel can be a bit more entertaining than the average carpool. That's really because we don't get to choose who we travel with...
The Real Truth Behind Viking Culture
The Vikings were seafaring people that were around from the late eight to the early eleventh century. They were very well-established explorers, traders, and warriors who had discovered..