Curious History

Curious History

The Curious Tradition of Wedding Chimney Sweeps

Americans have not heard about the interesting stories of the wedding  chimney sweeps . In Europe, chimney sweeps are specially invited at the wedding ceremonies and they kiss the bride and shake hand with the groom. Chimney sweeps are regarded as bearers ... 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 ... Read More

The origin of wedding traditions

The weddings all around the world are steeped in traditions, from Persian Wedding DJ to Basingstoke, wedding cake. This sometimes makes many of us wonder why does a bride dress the way she does, why does she have to wear ... Read More

The concept to lithography printing technique

Lithography is a method and an art of printing that demonstrates the idea that oil and water do not mix because the process is basically putting writing or designs on stone with a greasy material. Lithographers made use of zinc ... Read More

Computing By Gaslamp: Ellis Island Tech

BY JAKE LIPMAN Immigration has driven technological growth of the United States since our founding.  Some of America’s greatest inventors and investors were immigrants.  But over a hundred years ago, the cutting edge of tech, the ENIAC of its time, was built for ... 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