Curious History

Curious History

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

The Rise of Hair Salons Through the Ages

Professional Hair Styling The profession of hair dressing dates back to ancient Egypt, where hairdressers decorated their cases to keep tools, scissors, lotions and other styling materials. In ancient Greece and Rome, wealthy men had their servants as personal hairdressers, ... Read More

The study of sleep disorders

Insomnia was first reported in the ancient Egyptian texts, where opium was used to treat the  sleep disorder . In the 17th century, medicine underwent a change from the doctrines of Aristotle, Galileo, to more scientific theories. It was against ... Read More

Coolest Ancient Air-Conditioning Devices

Modern air conditioners have become important cooling appliances all around the world. These cooling units guzzle a lot of energy as they provide cooling. But while technologists are sweating to find energy efficient air conditioning solutions to deal with energy ... Read More

Controversial connection between nightmare and previous life

Do bad dreams afraid your child? Do you ever have bad dreams about strange places? Or are you confused about nightmares? Well, if yes then please do not associate bad dreams or nightmares with previous life because scientifically there is NO previous life. ... 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…

Tent Rentals

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
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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