The Unusual and Deeply Sexist History of Women Removing Their Body Hair

Glitter armpits weren't always widely accepted.

Virginia Raggi Just Made History as Rome's First Female Mayor

In almost 3,000 years of existing, Rome finally has its first female mayor, Virginia Raggi.

Construction Workers Find 1,300 Pounds of Ancient Roman Coins, Win Ancient Lottery

You know when you're just digging in Spain and find 1,300 pounds of bronze coins?

Your Dream of Riding a Ferris Wheel in an Old Romanian Salt Mine Is Now a Reality

And it was once a cheese storage facility. (No, really.)

22 Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greece Date Back to the Archaic Period

It's an amazing discovery.


Archaeologists Have Uncovered Hilariously Raunchy Ancient Graffiti

Dirty graffiti has been around longer than you might think.

In Government Shutdown, Ted Cruz and Tea Party Are Lucky We're Not Living in Ancient Rome

Remember when instead of arguing and fillibustering, we just killed each other? Tea Party, please review your history.

Ides Of March: 10 Facts About the Julius Caesar Assassination

It's the Ides of March, which happens to be the anniversary of Julius Caesar's assassination. Here are 10 things you should know about one of history's most famous murders.


SOTU 2013 Reactions: Can Obama's Remarks On Citizenship Resonate With the Modern American?

During the SOTU address, Obama called upon Americans to engage themselves as citizens, but does citizenship mean the same thing to the modern person as it did the ancient one?

Death Penalty History: 11 Brutal Methods Of Execution From Our Past

Mankind has publicly humiliated criminals for millennia. These are the eleven most ridiculous methods of execution that speak volumes about our brutal past...and present.

Clinton Global Initiative 2012: Government Spending is Ending Philanthropy as We Know It, and That is a Good Thing

Philanthropy's turf is shrinking. But Western donors can remain relevant by seeking out poverty and oppression in both developed and developing countries.

Egypt Pyramids And Other Wonders of the World Are Being Destroyed

The destruction of historical monuments erases the record of past civilizations for the short-sighted egoism of today's living people. We should do something about it.

A Cultural Philosophy on War

Western society's view on war has been significantly altered over the years through the media and our own "cultural memory."