10 Of The Most Interesting Ancient Foods

10 Of The Most Interesting Ancient Foods

Food. The noblest of all human pursuits. From ancient emperors to the fast-food restaurants of modern America, the enjoyment of food has always been an integral part of our lives. Despite their troubles, our ancestors still found the time to...
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Top 10 Incredible Ancient Animals

Top 10 Incredible Ancient Animals

Scientists frequently uncover unusual and intriguing fossils, but some finds are more spectacular than others. Recent ones include a slimy, slug-like hermaphrodite that exudes disgusting mucus; a balloon-shaped organism with a spiked body, mysterious lizards; ...
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Top 10 Ancient Pain Relievers

Top 10 Ancient Pain Relievers

Many believe that patients before the early 20th century had to endure dental repairs, tooth extractions, or general surgery in agony, largely unrelieved except by slugs of whiskey or wine. Archaeology suggests that such was not the case—at least, not...
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Top 10 Little-Known Facts About Ancient Greek Democracy

Top 10 Little-Known Facts About Ancient Greek Democracy

It is fairly common these days to see people demanding “more democracy” or proclaiming that “this is what democracy looks like” at rallies, protests, and riots. At its base, “democracy,” which comes from demos (“people”) and kratos (“power”...
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Top 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient Rituals

Top 10 Rare Discoveries Involving Ancient Rituals

Rituals are as old as mankind’s first thought. Modern ceremonies are mostly religious, but in the past, they held a wider purview. From initiation into adulthood to astronomy to honoring the gods, there were rituals for everything—even disposing of enemies...
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10 Fascinating Fashion Tips From The Ancient World

10 Fascinating Fashion Tips From The Ancient World

History Ben GazurAugust 21, 2017 Some people just look cool. Whatever they do, others will want to emulate it in hopes that a little of that magical allure will stick to them. Soon, yet more people are copying them, and...
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Top 10 Ancient Skulls Revealing Rare Facts And Mysteries

Top 10 Ancient Skulls Revealing Rare Facts And Mysteries

Our World Jana Louise SmitAugust 12, 2017 Human remains are abundantly scattered throughout the world and ages. Among ancient anatomical parts, the skull remains the most fascinating since it is the nearest thing to a face. But skulls reveal more...
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