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  • 10 Moments In The History Of Pornography

    Pornography is defined as the depiction of erotic or sexually charged material through various mediums such as images, books, video, and so forth. The concept of pornography itself is a highly subjective thing. What one person or culture considers sexualized or erotic, another person or culture may not see as such in any way whatsoever.[1] […] More

  • 10 Ancient Civilizations You’ve Never Heard Of

    The word “civilization” is open to interpretation, but archaeologists usually refer to ancient civilizations as human societies “with a high level of cultural and technological development.”[1] Although the Aboriginal people of Australia, for example, are commonly believed to be the oldest continuous culture to inhabit the earth, their nomadic habits and lack of infrastructure usually […] More

  • 10 Most Scary Diseases that Affect Humans

    Every disease has been a distress to the world that threatens every human being. It causes suffering, despair and pain to those who have it. Some illnesses may have resulted to lifetime torn or even death. Hundreds of these scariest diseases are the worst ones. It’s worth to know these kinds of diseases and I […] More

  • 10 Famous Nonmonogamous Relationships From History

    The course of love and sex is rarely smooth. In fiction, we like to present romance and marriage as a relationship that is universal between lovers, but in real life, every couple is different. For many famous couples from our history, their most personal relationships were filled with social taboos and secrets only made public […] More

  • Top 10 Rare Artifacts Linked To Slavery

    History books often fail to sync the living with the tragedy of slavery. On the other hand, artifacts can instantly bridge that gap. When we’re faced with a wrecked slave ship, graves, and personal artifacts, a history lesson becomes reality. Unique photos, autobiographies, and workplaces also invite an intimate look into what it was like […] More

  • 10 Disgusting Facts About Historical Dentistry

    Dentistry is a modern field of medicine. While it has always existed in one form or another, it was largely unregulated in the past, and all sorts of people devised weird and often bogus procedures and treatments for tooth care and dental problems. At one time, barbers were the de facto dentists. Some treatments did […] More

  • 10 Famous Historical Beheading Victims Who Were Brave To The End

    European history is littered with stories of executions for various reasons, and beheading was a rather prominent means of putting the condemned to death. It’s a real wonder that anyone survived, considering the frequency of public executions in the 14th, 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. There are many a tale of those who quite understandably […] More

  • 10 Fascinating Finds And Stories Involving Old Ships

    The ocean likes to cull ships. Over the centuries, storms and reefs have amassed a great collection at the bottom of the sea. Wars added plenty more wrecks. When water conditions are right, skeleton crews and cargoes remain preserved for centuries. Among other things, divers recently encountered included two of the world’s oldest artifacts on […] More

  • 10 Times Britain Was Successfully Invaded

    There is a widespread myth that Britain has only been successfully invaded three times: by the Romans, the Saxons, and the Normans. (Maybe they were invaded four times, if we count the Nazi occupation of Guernsey during World War II.) Of course, this isn’t true, and today, we’re here to tell you about ten times […] More

  • 10 Of History’s Most Scandalous Women

    A “scandalous woman” is pretty much any woman who stepped out of the socially acceptable rules for women in her society, and throughout history, that description could mean practically anything. In other words, you could essentially retitle this list “10 Women Who Did Something Other Than Become A Wife And Mother.” Many of these women […] More

  • 10 Awesome Medieval Knights You’ve Never Heard Of

    English history is full of tales about famous, heroic knights. From the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table to the rebellious Harry Hotspur and Black Prince of Wales, there are enough chivalric stories to fill hundreds of books. But the Chivalric Code was a real way of life for thousands of […] More

  • 10 Facts About The Japanese Invasion Of Alaska

    Many people believe that World War II was fought in the cities of Europe and the islands of the South Pacific. It was, but what those people forget is that for about a year from 1942 to 1943, the Imperial Japanese Army occupied the Alaskan islands of Attu and Kiska. This occupation shocked and terrified […] More

  • 10 Brilliant Black Women You Didn’t Learn About In Black History Month

    Schools in the United States have set aside the month of February to teach history as it relates specifically to African Americans, their impact on sociopolitical events, and their contributions to society as a whole. Every kid who grew up in America knows of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but there were thousands of amazing […] More

  • 10 Brilliant Black Women You Didn’t Learn About In Black History Month

    Schools in the United States have set aside the month of February to teach history as it relates specifically to African Americans, their impact on sociopolitical events, and their contributions to society as a whole. Every kid who grew up in America knows of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but there were thousands of amazing […] More

  • 10 Ridiculous Gentleman’s Duels Fought Over Nothing

    Dueling was supposed to be the last resort when it came to settling matters of honor. Gentlemen were supposed to try to resolve their differences peacefully, but sometimes it seemed that a gentleman and his second must do what a gentleman and his second must do. In the 17th and 18th centuries, a code of […] More

  • 10 Ridiculous Gentleman’s Duels Fought Over Nothing

    Dueling was supposed to be the last resort when it came to settling matters of honor. Gentlemen were supposed to try to resolve their differences peacefully, but sometimes it seemed that a gentleman and his second must do what a gentleman and his second must do. In the 17th and 18th centuries, a code of […] More