Elizabeth Stuart was one of the most intriguing monarchs England has ever produced. Enjoy some lesser-known facts about her!
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?
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.
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.
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?
Disturbing Beauty Trends From History
People from ancient periods relied on some incredibly creepy beauty trends.
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.
The History of Dogs As Pets
Dogs became man's best friend through a gradual process of drawing closer.
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.