In his crazed quest for male heirs, King Henry VIII of England famously married six women, the luckiest of whom was arguably
Sheela-na-gigs are medieval stone figures of a naked woman spreading her legs. She is shown using her hands to pull open and
When Charles II of England assumed the throne in 1659, he had a few bones to pick with folks who had offed his father. Ten y
The Chêne chapelle “chapel oak” is an oak tree located in Allouville-Bellefosse in Seine-Maritime, France. The oak tree is be
A look at the rise and fall of one of history's most notorious figures - Caligula.
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In the 1600s, some doctors recommended their patients to save their fart in jars and sniff them to help treat exposure to the
The book below appears voluminous, but anyone who thought it has too much text inside is wrong.
The interior is crafted into
For centuries, and in almost all societies, men were always viewed as the ones fighting in the battlefront, while women remai
Turf has been used for building structures by European and arctic cultures since the Neolithic period.
In Iceland, these gree
One of the largest living oak trees in the world, the Angel Oak, is a Southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park, on Jo
The skeletons were originally unearthed in 1578 in catacombs beneath Rome. They were then given to churches across Europe as
The version of English we know has only been around for a short time.
Today many of us find it difficult to understand the l
When the skeletons of 450 Greek babies were first discovered at the bottom of a well in the middle of Athens in 1931, archaeo
Buried and frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, the ancient Roman town of Pompeii, with its 11,000 peop
Between 1855 and 1959 – over 500 years after the Black Death of the medieval times – a new plague pandemic ravaged the globe,
Do you know where some of the most famous, or infamous, empires ruled?
The visual below mapped the territories ruled by histo
On April 3, 1817 --- out of nowhere, a confused young lady suddenly showed up in Almondsbury, a small village few miles north
A series of rabbit holes, on the estate of a historic English domain in Shropshire, England, which are speculated to lead int