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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

15 Interesting Facts about Nikola Tesla You Should Know

Outstanding physicist, electrical engineer, and inventor, Nikola Tesla was several personalities rolled into one. Known as a futurist, this Serbian-American scientist had more than 300 patents to his name, and is credited with the development of alternating current (AC). His works became the basis of laser X rays, robotics, lighting, wireless communication and several other