The legendary Viking warrior, Ivar the Boneless, was a fearsome, demon-like warrior, but what parts of his story are true?
The Story of Passover
A little introduction to one of the oldest holidays still celebrated around the world.
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..
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.
Disturbing Beauty Trends From History
People from ancient periods relied on some incredibly creepy beauty trends.
These John Ford Westerns Will Never Be Forgotten
Legendary filmmaker John Ford directed 140 films! These few films shaped the Western genre we know and love today.
Flower 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.
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.
When Did We Start Thinking About Aliens?
It's fascinating to see the history behind our preconceived ideas about aliens and the very concept itself.
Surprising Mummified Discoveries Unearthed in Egypt
Did you know that some of the ancient Egyptians were also buried with mummified exotic animals?
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.
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.
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?
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..
Wheat and How We Domesticated It
Wheat used to be a wild grain before we domesticated it. But how did this process even happen?
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.