Take a look at three of the most important knights who changed the course of history.
100 Years of Swimsuits
People have enjoyed taking a dip in bodies of water. But have they always had the proper attire to do that?
How to Put Together the Perfect Medieval Meal
We may not have a time travel machine, but we do have the complete guide to the food and customs during medieval times.
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!
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 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?
There Is an Ancient City Buried Under Lake Titicaca
After learning about the possible existence of a temple in the area, Belgian archaeologist Christophe Delaere went digging.
Discoveries and Inventions From Ancient India
Check out these important discoveries and inventions by ancient Indian civilizations.
Dinosaurs Were Thriving Before Asteroid Hit
Some say that dinosaurs were declining before the catastrophic event over 66 million years ago. Apparently, that's a myth.
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.
The Story Behind Ancient Grains That We Still Eat Today
These crops have been staples for thousands of years around the globe, and have various significant health benefits.
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.
What Do You Really Know About King Leonidas and His 300 Spartan Warriors?
You've seen him portrayed by Gerard Butler in the film "300" but have you ever given thought to the character of Leonidas?
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?
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.
Why King Louis XIV Wore High Heels
When was the last time you saw a fully grown monarch in high heels, white tights, short shorts, and a huge wig?