We may not have a time travel machine, but we do have the complete guide to the food and customs during medieval times.
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.
100 Years of Swimsuits
It's always swimsuit season somewhere, right? People have enjoyed taking a dip in the ocean, the pool, or a random lake somewhere. But have they always had the proper attire..
Wheat and How We Domesticated It
Wheat used to be a wild grain before we domesticated it. But how did this process even happen?
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..
Feta Cheese and How it First Appeared in Homer’s Odyssey
The history behind this well-known cheese isn't talked about enough and it dates back to the time of Homer's Odyssey.
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.
Four of Our Favorite Egyptian Pharaohs
Get ready to brush up on some remarkable facts and learn about some Egyptian pharaohs that changed the country's history.
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?
Castles That Will Take You Back in Time and Transport You Into a Fairy Tale
Get one step closer to a modern-day fairy tale with some of these beautiful pieces of architecture and history.
Surprising Mummified Discoveries Unearthed in Egypt
Did you know that some of the ancient Egyptians were also buried with mummified exotic animals?
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..
Tips on How to Host a Medieval Christmas
If you're ever in the mood to host Christmas as it was observed and celebrated in the Middle Ages -- we've got you covered.
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?
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..
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..