10 Methods Used To Prevent Being Buried Alive

10 Methods Used To Prevent Being Buried Alive

The idea of being buried alive has frightened humankind for thousands of years and, as Edgar Allan Poe well knew, fell right into the realm of nightmares. While the idea plagued our distant ancestors, it also terrified our more recent...
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10 Weird Ways Human Hair Has Been Used

10 Weird Ways Human Hair Has Been Used

Once our hair has been cut off, it is usually swept up and discarded in the trash, never to be seen again. But some people have found unique ways to use this human hair. Some of these methods are practical...
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10 Unusual Things Used As A Form Of Contraception

10 Unusual Things Used As A Form Of Contraception

Long before there were condoms, birth control pills, and our modern contraceptives, our ancestors created their own ways to help prevent pregnancy. Although they were much smarter than we give them credit for, their methods were not always successful in...
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10 Diseases That Used To Be Called Something Else

10 Diseases That Used To Be Called Something Else

Health Hannah McDonaldAugust 4, 2017 When we think of diseases throughout human history, certain images commonly come to mind: a tragic heroine coughing blood into a white handkerchief, peg-legged pirates suffering from scurvy, piles of corpses carted away whi...
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10 Deadly Household Items You’ve Probably Used Today

10 Deadly Household Items You’ve Probably Used Today

Our World Art AndersenJuly 21, 2017 We often associate home with safety. It is where we retreat from danger and seek shelter from harm. However, in reality, our own household can be a very dangerous place. Every year, countless people...
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10 Bizarre Ways The Human Body Is Used

10 Bizarre Ways The Human Body Is Used

Weird Stuff Hannah JanssenMay 12, 2017 Modern humans have been around for 200,000 years, and we have proved that we can do incredible things with our bodies. We can run, jump, contort, cool ourselves off, wield great strength, and perform...
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Top 10 Practical Ways Women Used To Handle Menstruation

Top 10 Practical Ways Women Used To Handle Menstruation

Health Hannah JanssenApril 28, 2017 These days, there are numerous commercials of girls diving into pools or frolicking through wildflower fields, all because they can, thanks to their awesome tampons and other feminine products. But the first pads were not...
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