1.7 billion years ago, there was a natural nuclear reactor that ran for a few hundred thousand years.
The world’s oldest paycheck- dating back 5,000 years in Mesopotamia- shows that workers were paid in beer.
A nomadic tribe lived over 12,000 years ago in Turkey and built massive megaliths over 25-acre area. At that time mankind only knew how to make fire but had not discovered the wheel yet. Excavations are still going on today.
King Croesus was told by the Delphic Oracle that if he invaded Persia, he would destroy a great empire. Croesus attacked the Persians, but was eventually defeated and captured. The great empire destroyed was his own.
Piles of ancient corpses, vitrified rock, and intense radiation have all been observed in the Indus River Valley. While not a mainstream theory, this evidence suggests that the mysterious Indus Valley Civilization was destroyed with some kind of atomic weapon.
Tiny, spiral-shaped metal objects have been found in Russia that have been dated to be around 20,000 years old. Since humans are thought to have discovered metalworking only 6,000 years ago, no one can explain where these objects came from.
In the ancient Persian Empire, men used to debate ideas twice, once sober and once drunk, because the idea had to sound good in both states in order to be considered a good idea.
People kiss at weddings because kisses were used in ancient times to seal contracts.