It's fascinating to see the history behind our preconceived ideas about aliens and the very concept itself.
Indian food Myths You Probably Believed
With thousands of Indian restaurants in America, more and more people learn about all the delicious dishes India has to offer.
Three Little-Known Facts About Queen Elizabeth Stuart
Elizabeth Stuart was one of the most intriguing monarchs England has ever produced. Enjoy some lesser-known facts about her!
Tracing the Origin of Spoons and Their Evolution
Here are some interesting facts about the evolution of spoons and how different they are before compared to today.
Flowers 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.
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..
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.
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..
Archaeological Findings That Tell Us About Life in Ancient Pompeii
Pompeii has been an archaeological magnet for decades. There are still plenty of findings in there waiting to be discovered.
Did Ancient Greek Suits of Armor Really Have Six-Packs?
Is that six-pack historically accurate or is it just some Hollywood fantasy we got used to?
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..
Ancient Roman Statues Were Actually Really Colorful
The history of the Roman Empire, which spans over centuries and multiple continents, is chronicled in statues and monuments left behind.
A Total Knockout: The Life of Ronda Rousey
The athletic world tends to be very male-dominated. Female athletes often have to work a lot harder just to be noticed. The ones who do break through the glass ceiling, women..
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..
The Romans Had Their Own Version of Barbie
Barbie was born in 1959 by but did you know that before that, dolls existed in Egypt, Greece, and Rome?
The Story of Passover
A little introduction to one of the oldest holidays still celebrated around the world.