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

January 17, 2017

Top 10 Origin Stories About Soft Drinks

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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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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?

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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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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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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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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

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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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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

September 11, 2016

Who Is NASA's 'Forgotten Astronaut'?

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin weren’t the only astronauts on Apollo 11’s mission to the moon.

August 19, 2016

10 Most Mysterious Books In History!

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Matthew Santoro, a very entertaining YouTuber, talks about the 10 Most Mysterious Books In History.

August 9, 2016

11 Shocking Discoveries That Made History

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Photo credit: THE FIFTEEN PUZZLE number 11 via photopin (license)
Eleven of the most mysterious and shocking parts of our history unearthed and here are the facts about the artefacts and structures!

August 3, 2016

7 Strangest Battles You Never Heard Of

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Seven
(Photo credit: Pixabay)
Where are the giant mechanised mincing machines and mutant octopus laser tanks?

August 2, 2016

Why Do Canada And The Netherlands Love Each Other?

Jules Suzdaltsev
A screenshot of Jules Suzdaltsev
During World War II, Canada and the Netherlands formed a friendship that persists until today.

July 5, 2016

5 Most Mysterious Mystics

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Five
(Photo credit: Pixabay)
Enter the world of mysticism and discover some of the most influential and bewildering mystics in history.

July 3, 2016

18 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places

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From a mysterious looking mill in Italy to beautiful but creepy amusement parks; these are the most beautiful abandoned places.

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