Things you didn’t know about ancient mathematics

  Math is one of those subjects you either love or loathe, there is generally no middle ground. Personally, we dig the black and white nature of math, as well as the way it allows us to improve problem-solving skills. For as long as there have been numbers math has...

The best fighters in Bushido

Bushido is a Japanese term for a code of ethics and is the way in which a lot of fighters choose to live their lives. The movement started in Ancient Japan, with the samurai warriors and shogun, who would adopt the principles and teachings of Bushido to live their lives...

Things you did not know about the scarecrow

A scarecrow is an enduring image of western culture and plays a big role in the history of the modern world. The scarecrow, simply put, is a straw doll or mannequin that is designed to act as a decoy human. They are ordinarily the size and shape of humans, and...

These Inventions Changed Everything

The modern world is full of wonders. Can you imagine living in a world where the fastest way to get a message from one place to the next is via pigeon? There was also, at one time, a world where your house would be destroyed anytime it rained, snowed, or...

Amazing Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali is perhaps the most famous surrealist painter of all time, painting crazy pictures, and just being an eccentric person overall. There are tons of stories of him and his crazy antics, all of which only served to increase the mystique surrounding him and his crazy paintings. Dali never...

The Ancients Actually Did This Better Than Us

Merely a few decades ago, ancient civilizations were thought to be extremely primitive and simple. Although, there have been several discoveries since that time that in fact reveal a lot of shocking information about these ancient cultures.  Mainly, that many of them had highly advanced knowledge about metallurgy, astronomy, chemistry...
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