Profile of Julius Caesar

A statue of Julius Caesar in Italy

Gaius Julius Caesar was an ancient Roman general and statesman. He was one of the founders of the new Roman Empire who abolished the Roman Republic system and strengthened the nation’s powers. He was not only an intelligent politician but also a leader and genius war tactician.  Julius led the Roman legions … Read more

Profile of Emperor Tiberius

Bust of the Emperor Tiberius

The long-ruling Roman Emperor Tiberius, born on 16 November 42 BCE, was famously known for his commendable military accomplishments. He was born in an aristocratic home. Although Tiberius held the fourth position in line for the throne, he managed to gain his successor’s considerable trust in handing him over significant responsibilities.  Initially, … Read more

Profile of Roman Emperor Nero

A bust of Nero facing right

We have all heard the famous story of how Nero played the fiddle while Rome burned. For better or worse, he was one of the most famous Roman emperors. This fame seems to arise from his extravagances, personal debaucheries, murders of his family members, and the accusation of him being responsible for … Read more

Interesting Facts about the Medieval Era

medieval architecture for monasteries

The medieval era, particularly in Europe, is considered to be one of the fascinating periods in human history, mainly because of the different important events that happened during that time that brought an impact on how we live today. However, while many thought that the medieval era was glorious, there are actually … Read more

What Was Life Like During the Black Plague?

Black Plague burial painting

The Black Plague is considered to be the most devastating pandemic in human history, as it is believed that out of three people that are infected by the disease, only one survives. The high death rate of the Black Plague, which is approximately 60% maximum, led to the collapse of the economy … Read more

What Was Life Like for a Gladiator?

a street performer wearing gladiator armor

Much like the best and most famous athletes in different sports today, the gladiators in Ancient Rome were considered superstars that are adored by the people, especially those who win more matches than the average fighter. These gladiators would often fight to the death, and their resilience and skill in becoming a … Read more

What Was Life Like for a Serf in the Middle Ages?

the clothes worn by serfs

It is known that in most of the societies created before the late modern era, the poorest social rank is the peasant. However, for a few societies that existed from the later years of the Roman Empire up to the 19th century, the poorest social rank is considered to be the serf. … Read more

What Was the Psychedelic Era?

psychedelic colors

The Psychedelic Era was a period in history wherein art, music, and the human lifestyle were affected or influenced by a psychedelic drug called LSD. What is LSD? And how was it able to become an integral part of the 1960s and the early 1970s. Let us take a look at some … Read more

The History of Cable Technology

remote control for television

Cable TV has been more popular and reliable than broadcast TV since the 1990s mainly because it provides clearer reception and more channels. Cable television has better reception due to the fact that it receives radio frequency (RF) signals that go through coaxial cables, which are a more stable connection for receiving … Read more

Amazing Facts about Parrots

a couple of parrots

Parrots are fantastic creatures – aside from their vividly colored plumage, these birds are also known for their intelligence, trainability, acrobatics, and silly personality. Little wonder that parrots are one of the most popular pets in the US. If keeping parrots as pets would be the same as keeping other pet birds, … Read more

Interesting Quotes about Beer

Interesting Quotes about Beer

Beer is a great invention. It’s the ever-present, almighty inspiration behind so many works of art, music, literature, film, and of course, one-night-stands. It’s no wonder that so many famous people and prominent citizens have said quotable quotes about the drink. Perhaps they simply can’t live without beer on the fridge, or … Read more