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See if you can solve these medieval riddles from Saint Aldhelm’s Riddles: Buy the riddle book:
Aren’t you bored of the saying the same old exclamations of “Oh my God!” and “What the hell?” Take a page out of history with these historical exclamations, or “minced oaths” as they’re sometimes called,…
Check out this gloriously detailed description of WWI if it were a brawl in a pub: If WW1 was a bar fight.
There are thousands of great Gaelic sayings, many are currently used by English-speaking Irish. Here’s a sample of some Celtic wisdom that explain life in simple terms: Courtesy of Gaelic Matters 1. An té a…
History buffs will love these, but others may have no idea why you’re laughing. Enjoy, nerds: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19….
From the Egyptians through the British Empire, check out this infographic that maps out the biggest empires in history, showing how much land area they controlled at the height of their power:
See if you can spot the historical inaccuracy in this altered version of Washington Crossing the Delaware. You’ll have to zoom up on it if you’re on your phone. Click the pink button below for…
A young woman getting dressed in 18th century women’s fashion. It’s quite an elaborate procedure! From National Museums Liverpool