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DARK DESIRES

The relationship humans have with sweets is one of history’s greatest love affairs.

It is a food that is synonymous with pleasure, and nowadays it has even been touted for its numerous health benefits.

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ANCIENT BATHS

By on April 1, 2010 in History Category

Bathing as an ordinary, everyday activity? Think again.

Whether in the saunas of Scandinavia or the steaming bathhouses of ancient Japan, bathing rituals vary from the profane to the sacred and all things in between.

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FIGHTING FOR HONOR

By on March 1, 2010 in History Category

Not so long ago, conflicts between two people were often settled with a consensual fight known as a duel.

Generally during a duel, the two people had matched deadly weapons, followed rules that were agreed upon in advance and were battling over a specific point of honor.

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