Curious History

Curious History

Enthralling facts about innovation of sunglasses

A brief history of sunglasses Whether you are on a beach or on a snowdrift, sunglasses are now an indispensable component of daily lives. From the classic frames to mirrored aviators, all the sunglasses now define the style statement of the person. ... Read More

Tallest Female Identical Twins Who led Virginia's Women's Basketball Team

Heather and Heidi Burge are renowned name in the world of professional basketball. In 1991, these girls led the Virginia's women basketball team in NCAA tournament . Heather and Heidi Burge hold the Guinness Book of Record of being tallest ... Read More

Past, Present and Future of Window Shutters….

Windows were invented for letting air and light to enter inside. One the other hand, window coverings were invented to protect and decorate the windows. Plantation shutters, curtains, shades and blinds have had a glorious history for protecting windows. Among ... Read More

Exploring Food Allergies

Common Food Allergies Food allergies have been around since antiquity. Lucretius, the Roman philosopher, in 50 B.C. had observed, 'What is food to one person, may be bitter poison to others'. The first recorded food allergic reaction was somewhere around ... Read More

Augustin. My Battle of Loigny

We should consider ourselves lucky to live in these days, when battles or not too frequent or spread. Of course, with some exceptions. Still, some of us, who are now respectable seniors, had the misfortune to see and be a ... Read More
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…

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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…

An innovative history of shoulder replacement surgery- a legacy to be followed for centuries

The 21st century has seen the uplift of modern medical surgery methods as well as in treatments of critical diseases. But some procedures like shoulder replacement surgeries , medically known as shoulder arthroplasty was a discovery of the bygone era which has been continued as ... Read More

Wickedly Haunted Wedding Venues

Light bulbs turning ON-OFF automatically! Chandeliers swaying in empty rooms! Giggling sound of children around pool area! Humming voice of a woman audible in hall! Sound of footsteps on staircase! Seems like nightmares, right? But there are wedding venues, which are actually haunted. If you ... Read More
Street Photography

History of Street Photography

In order to understand the history of street photography, it is vital to know what street photography is.  Street photography is a discipline that captures everyday life in a candid manner as the subjects are strangers without knowledge of being photographed.  This unawareness allows the ... Read More

Advent of the fireplaces and chimneys from times immemorial

Whenever any household from the bygone era comes to our mind, the most dynamic corner of the house remains the fireplace. The history of the fireplace is as fascinating as the discovery of fire itself. When we think about the first technological invention, the discovery ... Read More

The story behind evolution of tents

Tents are portable structures made up of different fabrics. They are used in outdoor activities like trekking, mountaineering, or jungle safari. Earlier tents were mostly used by soldiers and farmers for their nature of work. Tents are still common among different nomadic clans as well ... Read More

The ancient Indian fat-busters

In today's world, obesity is a severe problem, plaguing the human race.  Thus, people are turning towards weight loss supplements and formulas to maintain their weight. Have you ever wondered how people managed a healthy body weight and stayed fit in the ancient days? The ... Read More

The evolution of plantation shutters

Plantation shutters or plantation blinds as they are commonly known have a history that dates back to ancient Greece. The population of these structures might have attracted consumer eyes in the recent century due to their unique design and finish, but their use can be ... Read More

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