Curious History

Curious History

What is the origin of America’s annual Thanksgiving Day?

Thanksgiving is a mainly American holiday. The word evokes images of roasted turkey, family reunions, pumpkin pie, football,  party rentals  and, of course, the Pilgrims and Wampanoag. It is the time when families host get together parties.  But how American Thanksgiving ... Read More

The Science behind treating allergies

It is said that King Menses of Egypt died of a wasp sting around 3640 and 3300 BC. Another popular story is that of Britannicus, the son of the Roman Emperor Claudius, who was allergic to horses; he would develop ... Read More

How Are Chimneys Built?

The Dawn of Residential Chimneys Studies suggest that Roman houses had tubes within the walls to drag out the smoke. These ideas were lost after the fall of the Roman Empire. And hundreds of years later, the trend of chimney ... Read More

What does the Bible say about Extraterrestrial life?

The concept of extraterrestrial life is fascinating itself. Many people wonder, if there is life somewhere else in this universe, as some high profile scientists speculate about the possibilities of having extraterrestrial life. There were so many claims made of ... Read More

The Origins and History of Gift Giving

Gift giving has been a long tradition that dates back thousands of years as far back as man can remember. As human beings, we are social creatures who enjoy each other’s company and expressing our feelings through the giving of ... Read More

Horrors of Early Dentistry

Despite the fact that the first successful organ transplant was performed in 1954, organ transplantation is not a novelty. Rather, it is an intriguing subject that has been around for years. Field of dentistry has witnessed remarkable breakthroughs during the past centuries. If you fear a visit to the dentist,…

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Horrors of Early Dentistry

Despite the fact that the first successful organ transplant was performed in 1954, organ transplantation…

History of American gangsters

The American Mafia was an organized crime web that operated across the United States, especially…

Historical Origins of the Doula

Doulas provide labor support to women undergoing childbirth.  The term “doula” was developed in the…

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U.S. Presidential history

Departing the traditional monarchical system of Britain, the founding fathers of U.S. constitution drafted a system where the American citizen had the responsibility and power…

Five weird divorce cases from the past

Wedding is probably the most critical decision that the two persons who want to be together, ever take about their lives; likewise, preparing mentally for legal separation agreements is the perhaps the most difficult decision for the couple. Divorce and associated statistics Divorce is never ... Read More

Horrors of Early Dentistry

Despite the fact that the first successful organ transplant was performed in 1954, organ transplantation is not a novelty. Rather, it is an intriguing subject that has been around for years. Field of dentistry has witnessed remarkable breakthroughs during the past centuries. If you fear ... Read More

History of the most horrific earthquake on Christmas day

Christmas is a happy day, but this wasn’t the case in Andalucia , Spain on 25th December 1884. The day began just like any other Christmas day. The people were excited to enjoy the forthcoming festivities with friends and family. Severe damage At eight minutes past ... Read More
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The Dark Secrets Of Black Magic and Satanic Witchcraft

Darker energies always seem to be created during darker times. The history of black magic proves that when people were not satisfied with their lives, they can become vengeful and seek help from dark powers. Black magic is one of the most powerful spiritual forces ... Read More

Gruesome Crimes In History That Make You Squirm

Crime...Criminals... Criminal lawyers ...are not new concepts. There happened brutal and gruesome crimes throughout the history of mankind. No matter how many laws were enforced, how strict punishments were assigned, and how diligent police officers existed, crime remained an uncontrollable part of life. And it ... Read More

History of American gangsters

The American Mafia was an organized crime web that operated across the United States, especially in Chicago and New York. This crime group rose to power by doing illegal alcohol business during the Prohibition era of 1920. After that the gangsters expanded their criminal endeavors, ... Read More

Hair and History: Why Hair Is Important to Women

Throughout the history, hair had significance in women’s life. It is directly associated with beauty and youthfulness of women. Every woman craves for long, shiny, straight and smooth hair. The hair smoothening treatments are not new. There is a deep relationship between women’s hair and ... Read More

How Are Chimneys Built?

The Dawn of Residential Chimneys Studies suggest that Roman houses had tubes within the walls to drag out the smoke. These ideas were lost after the fall of the Roman Empire. And hundreds of years later, the trend of chimney caught on in England. In ... Read More

The evolution tale of granite countertops

Granite countertops Nowadays whenever a person thinks about kitchen remodeling, granite is the first material which comes in mind for the kitchen counter . To have a nicer kitchen just installation of a granite counter top is enough. But have you ever wondered that how ... Read More

What does the Bible say about Extraterrestrial life?

The concept of extraterrestrial life is fascinating itself. Many people wonder, if there is life somewhere else in this universe, as some high profile scientists speculate about the possibilities of having extraterrestrial life. There were so many claims made of seeing the Unknown Flying Objects ... Read More