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13 Famous Gay Couples in Ancient History

While lesbian and gay couples have legal and social sanction in today’s emancipated societies, the situation was not the same even a century ago. Homosexuality in ancient times was largely forbidden and scorned. Several leading historians are still reluctant to acknowledge that many famous people in history were in fact homosexual. But notwithstanding the social

15 Weird Facts about Sex in Ancient World

Sex in ancient world had a largely oxymoronic status. While it was a taboo in many societies, sex in ancient times often bordered on the bizarre and unbelievable, where it was liberally practiced. The Greeks, Romans, Arabs and several other communities had their own traditions. Let’s take a look at some of the strange ancient

15 Interesting Facts about Ancient Chinese Food

Chinese food is popular all over the world. We just love the taste of Cantonese fried rice along with the prawn in oyster sauce. So much has been the popularity of Chinese foods that people have customized the cuisine to suit their taste buds, depending on the place they live in. Some traditional Chinese foods

15 Little Known Facts about US Presidents

Scandals, controversies, moments of heroism. Most US presidents had a fair share of all these and more. There were times of frenzy that shocked the nation, or had potential to alter the course of world history. Let’s take a look at some of the lesser known facts about US presidents. 1. He couldn’t hold his