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Blush with wet lip: the history of female ancient make-up

At all times, in pursuance of beauty, females have tried to improve their faces with the help of cosmetics. Cosmetics…

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Top traditions from around the world that shock you

Jump over a baby or throw him off a high wall? A month to sob before your wedding or to…

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Splendors and miseries of the island of Nauru

Lost in the South Pacific, located northeast of Australia, the island of Nauru was one of the world’s wealthiest countries…

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Africa: they dare to untie the ties of history!

I started with a study of a student's story history! If he was not among the brightest in his class,…

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The Conquest of Nigeria: Yoruba Land

Nigeria before the coming of the British Colonist consisted of many towns, villages, Chiefdoms, Kingdoms, ethnic groups and city-states. Each…

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Is Jack the Ripper’s true identity finally outdated?

One of the world’s oldest unresolved issues may have finally been resolved. The notorious serial killer nicknamed ‘Jack the Ripper’…

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Japanese woman is oldest still living person

The Japanese Kane Tanaka, 116 years and 66 days old, is officially the oldest living person. She received a certificate…

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Largest child sacrifice from South American history discovered

More than 140 children and two hundred animals were sacrificed around 1450 at once in present-day Peru. The sacrifice was…

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Archive of 30 million pages about human civilization on the way to the moon

Israel already wrote history last week with a first private moon mission, but on top of that, the country ensures…

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The strange relationship between the Moon, rabbits, Aztecs, and alcohol

The ancient Mexicans were strongly influenced by these figures that are an important part of theirs. Historians have reported that…

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Who were the mysterious druids: wise ancient monks or ignorant and savage tribe that sacrificed humans?

Who were the mysterious druids: wise ancient monks or ignorant and savage tribe that sacrificed humans?

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Olivette Otele, first black woman professor of history in UK

A historian of transnational colonial history at the College of Liberal Arts, Bath Spa University, Olivette Otele, has become the first black woman…

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