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Ever wonder why weed is illegal. Find out about the history of the most popular drug in the world.
Now that the Supreme Court has decided not all employers have to pay for birth control, here are some alternatives from history for you to consider. The history of contraception is a mix of folklore, superstition and magic. The range of approaches is both surprising and frightening. What is most surprising is that many of [...]
Traditionally only men could propose marriage, not women. Under the custom of the time, February 29 was ignored as a non-day. Since it was not a real day St. Patrick reasoned that traditions did not apply. So when St. Bridget complained that women had to wait too long to be asked to marry, he said [...]
To combat syphilis, Hitler gave his troops blow-up sex dolls.
In the last 3500 years there has been just 270 years without wars.
In 269 AD St. Valentine, a Catholic priest, was arrested, tortured and sentenced to death for performing forbidden marriages. His execution was done in three parts, beating, stoning and finally beheading. His skull is on display in the Basilica of Santa Mariain Cosmedin, Rome. His favorite song should have been "What I Did For Love".
Betty White (b. 1922) is older than sliced bread (invented 1926).
President John Quincy Adams kept a pet alligator in the East Room bathtub to surprise White House guests.
For birth control, women drank water from a blacksmith's shop because it contained high levels of lead. In China the drink of choice was a shot of mercury.
John Wilkes Booth, a Mad Hatter and a pair of scissors. A new Scandalous History Short.
American spy master Betsy Ross directed her "girls" to sleep with British soldiers to get secret information.
Cat testicles have been used as birth control in the form of an insertable barrier