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Fun Olympic Games fun facts

With the Olympic Winter sports currently in action, and the athletes wowing us with their phenomenal skills, we take a look at some fun, interesting and sometimes just plain weird facts about the Olympic...

FIFA-organisation

Historical Facts About FIFA as an Organisation

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association or International Federation of Football, FIFA, is one of the largest agencies of its kind. Responsible for the organising, staging and promoting of the game, it has gone...

Ancient-Civilizations

Top 9 Ancient Civilizations

Our records of the earliest human settlements are pretty catchy. Even with modern archaeological techniques we can only trace back ruins to as early as around 10 000 BC. When looking at anthropological data...

pandemic

The Deadliest Pandemics and Outbreaks in History

The Deadliest Pandemics and Outbreaks in History Even though the word ‘outbreak’ is relative as a modern outbreak could be a virus which kills a couple of hundred thousand people, a look back through...

Worst-Doctors

Bad News: The Worst Doctors in History

Bad News: The Worst Doctors in History The well-known Hippocratic Oath, written between the 3rd and 5th centuries BC, is still a text held sacred by physicians today and loosely translated from the original...

Mongolian-Empire

Facts About The Mongolian Empire

One Of History’s Greatest Empires – The Mongolians Throughout history, there have been many empires that have taken over portions of the planet. From the Persians to Alexander the Great, we have thousands of...

World-War-2

Five Facts About World War 2

Interesting Facts About The Second World War World War 2 was a war that the world had never seen before. Despite there being a first world war, that war was almost exclusive to Europe,...

Traditional-Roman-Medicines

The Craziest Traditional Roman Medicines

We have come quite far in recent years with regards to our understanding of medicine. Compared to what the ancient Romans used on, in or around their bodies, it’s a miracle humanity is around...