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What Do You Really Know About King Leonidas and His 300 Spartan Warriors?
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..
The History of School Uniforms
People have always had a love-hate relationship with school uniforms. The upside of having a school uniform is that it creates equality and saves time getting ready in the morning...
The Ancient Artifacts That Honor Egypt’s Powerful Leaders
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
These John Ford Westerns Will Never Be Forgotten
Director John Ford defined the Western genre. His films captured masculinity at its finest and the harsh and rugged terrain of the wild west. If it wasn't for him, the world wouldn't..
What Archeologists Found on Easter Island Left Them Questioning Everything
Somewhere south in the Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost region of the Polynesian Triangle in Oceania, lies a secluded volcanic island, that appears to have mysteriously emerged..