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33 Unknown Facts about Pompeii Destruction

Pompeii, aka The city of the Dead is one of the most visited archaeological sites, but do you know that it remained lost for centuries after it was buried by the great eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD? The city is perhaps the most well known places today, but there are many unknown facts

15 Marie Curie Facts You Should Know

Who was Marie Curie, and what exactly did she do? Well, if you wish to know more about her, read these 15 Marie Curie facts to know about her life, her inventions and discoveries and her awards. Born in 1867, Marie Curie was a pioneer chemist and physicist. Europe’s first woman recipient of a PhD,

15 Ancient Greek Philosophers and Their Contributions

Modern day mankind must thank these great ancient Greek philosophers that introduced a fresh outlook to humanity and helped them see the world and life from a different perspective rather than relying blindly on myths and folklore to arrive at conclusions. The post today will throw a deep light on the amazing 15 Greek philosophers

15 Julius Caesar Facts You Might Not Be Aware Of

Do you wish to know some startling Julius Caesar facts that you didn’t know previously? Well, today is your lucky day as we are about to present a cool collection of amazing and little known facts about this greatest strategist and emperors of ancient times. Julius Caesar has been a topic of study in school

13 Chinese Emperors And Their Crazy Stories

Some Chinese emperors left behind rich legacies for us – the modern humans to know them and their dynasties in depth, while others left nothing but crazy, sometimes sordid stories that can surprise or repel anyone. China had over 2000 years of emperor rule, beginning with the very first Qin Dynasty that started in 221

15 Famous Greek Goddesses in Ancient Greece

Earlier, we wrote about famous Greek gods that astounded us with their heroics, but today it’s the turn of the 15 famous Greek goddesses in ancient Greece that were equally worshiped and were attributed with unique symbols and powers. When we think about Greek gods, the names of Zeus, Poseidon and Apollo come instantly in

15 Amazing Facts About The Ancient Olympics

There are various interesting facts related to ancient Olympics which we are sure our dear readers would like to know about. But before we start with this awesome post, let us first offer a quick glance at this ‘gargantuan sporting event’ that put ancient Greece on the world map. We all know how our ancient

15 Interesting Facts About Genghis Khan and Mongol

How many of you know about Genghis Khan, the greatest conqueror of all times? For such readers that have little knowledge about the Mongolian Emperor, here are the 15 interesting Genghis Khan facts. The greatest leader of the Mongols-Genghis Khan was a tyrant and conquered almost 12 million square miles of territory across the world.