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What made this ancient society sacrifice its own children?

Some 500 years ago, the Chimú in what is now Peru ritually killed hundreds of their young in the largest mass child sacrifice events...

Babies have been drinking milk from bottles for thousands of years. Here’s the proof

The vessels are small and ceramic. Some resemble tiny teapots, others look like small pipes, and a few are sculpted into whimsical animal shapes...

One of the oldest known human settlements is about to be swallowed whole

Ask shepherd Ramazan Agalday how long his family has lived in the ancient city of Hasankeyf in southeastern Turkey, and his rheumy eyes cloud...

Why is Navratri Celebrated?

या देवी सर्वभूतेषु शक्ति-रूपेण संस्थिता। नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमस्तस्यै नमो नमः॥ Navratri which means “Nine Nights” is celebrated to honour the Mother Goddess Durga. It is one of...

History’s Greatest TechnoPanic!

What is TechnoPanic? The cyber-sky is falling! At least that’s what you’d be led to believe if you follow Internet policy debates these days. A...

The Hindu History of Asia and Africa

Hinduism in Africa Hinduism is a religion with its essence well spread in India. Very few people are aware of the fact that Hinduism had...

History of Ganesha Festival in India

Ganesh Chturthi also known as Vinayak Chaturthi is one of the major festivals celebrated in India. The festival lasts for ten days ending on...

Story of Bharat: Hyderabad Liberation Day

Bharat is the land of diversified cultures and traditions. States like Karnataka, Telangana and Maharashtra have a great role in shaping the History of...

Complete History of Perfume And Fragrances

You love your perfume but, have you ever thought about how many other people have as well? Let us give you some interesting facts. Historically,...

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