Hidden Mayan City of 10 Million People Discovered by Researchers in Guatemala

The Earth is so vast, archaeologists are still finding remnants of lost civilizations. Most recently, researchers discovered a Mayan city, hidden in the Guatemalan jungle, which is estimated to have been home to approximately 10 million citizens. The Guardian reports that the researchers used a high-tech aerial mapping technique to find tens of thousands of

[ Read More ]

The Gross History Of Bloodletting And Medicine By Leeches

Bloodletting was used to draw “tainted” blood from a patient, in the hopes that the disease or infection would be extracted out with it. On Dec. 14, 1799, a doctor was called to Mount Vernon, the home of George Washington. The former president had fallen ill, and was suffering from a fever and a sore

[ Read More ]

The Story Behind The Iconic “Saigon Execution”

The photograph of a South Vietnamese general executing a young Viet Cong fighter during the Tet Offensive shocked the world. Details that didn’t make the papers paint a different story. It was one of the most iconic photos of the Vietnam War. At the height of the 1968 Tet Offensive, while prisoners were being rounded

[ Read More ]

7 Surprising Facts About What Happens To Your Body When You Die

Here’s what’s in store for your body after the sweet release of death. Everyone dies. It’s just a matter of time. How each person bites the big one differs, of course, but what happens to your body when you die? Take a look at seven fascinating things that happen to your body after you take

[ Read More ]

7 Differences Between The Boy You Date And The Guy You Will Marry

When you’re dating a guy, it’s easy to think he’s perfect. You’re in a love haze, so be careful because there are definite differences between the boy you date and the man you marry. It’s true that people can change, so don’t ditch a guy just because he seems like a slacker at first. It’s

[ Read More ]

You Will Never Sit Crossed Leg After Reading This!

The crossed leg is a very common pose people adopt when sitting down; many of us do it automatically. This position is elegant and sexy and often associated with being ladylike and feminine. We have got used to sitting crossed leg even without actually thinking what we are doing. Many of us don’t know about

[ Read More ]

The Common Fruit That Prevents Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s Disease

Plums: Its Benefits & Uses Plums are a close relative to both cherries and peaches, ranging in taste from sweet to tart. The juicy fruit is loaded with antioxidants that give the immune system a natural boost. Plum benefits include the ability to aid in digestion, boost skin health, prevent high blood pressure, fight diabetes,

[ Read More ]

Think You Can Solve This Maths Problem For Seven-Year-Olds? Prove It

Not everyone excels at mathematics, but we’d all like to think we could answer a seven-year-old’s homework, right? Well, one mother was left so stumped after she tried to help her daughter with her maths homework that she sought help in a private Facebook group. But it was to no avail, with members of the

[ Read More ]