History

What Does A Massive Wall Of Human Skulls Tell Us About The Aztec's Views On Death?


January 16, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

In 2015, archaeologists discovered skulls in an old building in downtown Mexico City. They had finally found the great Tzompantli: a wall of skulls.

How Sex Toys Kept Women From Cheating In Ancient China


January 16, 2018

|Sairy Romero

Excavations near Shanghai have unveiled the contents of 2,000-year-old tombs, showing that the Chinese elite used sex toys and dildos just like we do today.

The Time History's Greatest Inventors Started A War Against Each Other


January 12, 2018

|Sara Araujo

The feud between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, also known as The War of the Currents, changed the world as we know it in terms of technology.

The Macabre And Obscure Story Of P.T. Barnum, "The Greatest Showman"


January 9, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

More than being the caring and passionate showman he seemed to be, P.T. Barnum was an ambitious man who made a living out of racism.

The Odd Life Of The Cartoonist That Became A Collector Of Bizarre Stories


January 9, 2018

|Sara Araujo

Believe or not, there is more to the famous Robert Ripley, a cartoonist who became one of the most famous explorers and showmen in the world.

Who Was The Australian Armored Outlaw Who Stole From The Rich To Give To The Poor?


January 5, 2018

|Sairy Romero

Ned Kelly was a charismatic hero who lived a short life as a murderous criminal hunted by the authorities.

The Indian Woman Who Went From Bandit Queen To Member Of The Parliament


January 4, 2018

|Sara Araujo

The story of Phoolan Devi, India's "Bandit Queen" will definitely surprise you.

Jeanne de Clisson, The French Aristocrat Who Became A Pirate To Avenge The Murder Of The Love Of Her Life


January 4, 2018

|María Isabel Carrasco Cara Chards

During the Hundred Years' War, a woman gathered a fearsome fleet to avenge the murder of her husband.

The Enigmatic Story Of Kaspar Hauser: The Man Who Was Raised In A Dungeon


January 3, 2018

|Sara Araujo

Learn more about the mystery of Kaspar Hauser and his very particular life story.

5 Deranged Historical World Leaders Who Put 45 To Shame


January 3, 2018

|Sara Araujo

You’ll be surprised to find out about the craziest things that dictators have done throughout history.