Showing posts with label History. Show all posts
Showing posts with label History. Show all posts

March 24, 2017

The World's Bird Poop Obsession

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Here's something to think about the next time you clean your windshield.

March 17, 2017

10 Shocking Facts About Ancient China

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Ten  
Most people know Ancient China as a hub of invention and wisdom: the home of silk, fireworks and Confucius. Yet there was also a much darker, stranger and more blood-thirsty side to China’s earlier days.

March 10, 2017

How Christianity Started (Not The History They Tell Us!)

Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson
A screenshot of Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson  
In this episode of Stephanie Chats, Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson shares with us, How Christianity Started (Not The History They Tell Us!).

March 2, 2017

9 Insane Ways History Could Have Changed

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Nine 
Ever wonder what the world would look like if we all sported toothbrush mustaches and rode zeppelins?

February 24, 2017

10 Disturbing Wartime Urban Legends

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Ten  
War is a dark time full of confusion, propaganda and disturbing rumours, so sometimes it's hard to tell the fact from the fiction.

February 13, 2017

10 Unexplained Photos From History

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Ten  
Forget the Loch Ness Monster and Yeti, these are some truly inexplicable photos from the history books.

February 10, 2017

10 Things You Didn't Know About Romania

Romanian Flags
Romanian Flags
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Romania is one of those countries that most people are aware of. But, how much do we really know about Romania.

January 17, 2017

Top 10 Origin Stories About Soft Drinks

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Ten  
Whether you call it soda, pop, or soda pop, carbonated water with lots of sugar in it has been a staple of the beverage world since about 1867. That’s when it was first sold at druggists and pharmacists across America.

January 13, 2017

10 Things You Didn't Know About Greece

Greece's National Flag
Greece's National Flag
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) 
Greece can in many ways be seen as the cradle and birthplace of European civilisation and thought. The origins of science, literature and philosophy all lay in Greece’s past and it is truly a glorious one but also a past that makes Greece virtually unrecognisable in its current state as one of modern Europe’s weakest countries.

January 12, 2017

10 Shocking Facts About Ancient Rome

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Ten  
From keeping gladiatorial bodily fluids as souvenirs to bathing in your own urine, the Romans sure knew how to have a good time!

January 2, 2017

December 27, 2016

How Different Are You From Ancient Humans?

Questions
Questions
(Photo credit: Pixabay) 
Modern humans are incredible creatures, but how did we evolve into these beautiful specimens?

December 18, 2016

10 Lies You Were Told About Christmas

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Ten  
Christmas is a season of fun, family and festivity, but we don't half celebrate it in some strange ways.

8 Shocking Discoveries That Made Us Rethink History

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Eight  
Thankfully, since history is all on computers now it's pretty easy to rewrite when we discover something which challenges are previously held historical beliefs.

December 14, 2016

The Dark History Of Gay Conversion Therapy

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Since its start in the 1920s, gay conversion therapy has drawn considerable criticism from human rights groups. So why is it still legal?

December 9, 2016

10 Things You Didn't Know About Poland

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Ten  
Poland is one of those countries in Europe that many people don’t know much about despite it being a very large country with a unique history and character; but that doesn’t mean that people shouldn’t know about it, because they are really missing out, so in order to help the world learn more about Poland, we bring you the 10 things you didn’t know about Poland.

November 22, 2016

7 Creepiest Dungeons In History

Seven
Seven
(Photo credit: Pixabay) 
Thanks to Dungeons and Dragons and Fifty Shades of Grey the idea of a dungeon has become somewhat romanticised of late, as if you were to enter one most would expect a room full of nerds at worst, and at best.....

November 18, 2016

25 Insane Human Practices That Prove History Was Terrifying

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25
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Various studies throughout the years have shown that when most people are asked to fix the period in history during which the human race was most happy and prosperous, they tend to always go back to the past while simultaneously finding a lot of flaws in the age they are living in.

November 1, 2016

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