In Sparta, men were required to live in military barracks until they were 30. Only after could they marry and most of them did since marriage was an important duty in order to add more soldiers to the army.  
  Link #159: Neil Armstrong Took Wright Flyer’s Pieces to Moon! In our last article, we spoke about the Black Box – the most key component of an airplane when it comes to finding out why it crashed. The Black Box...
  Link #151: Bessel Was The First Person To Measure Distance To Stars! Measuring distances has always been a favourite thing of humanity. We do it because we always want to know how far we are from our destination. In fact,...
  The Ancient Egyptians used the frayed ends of wooden twigs for toothbrushes - ouch! - and a mixture of burnt eggshells, ashes, powdered ox hooves and mint as toothpaste.  
  In 720 BC, the Greek athletes who competed in the Olympic games did so without any clothes on or just a small strip of cloth. The Greek word for nudity is 'gymnos' which is where the words 'gymnastics' and...
  Link #151: Bessel Was The First Person To Measure Distance To Stars! Measuring distances has always been a favourite thing of humanity. We do it because we always want to know how far we are from our destination. In fact,...
  Link #150: Ancient Romans Used Odometers! Ancient Rome was a place of wonder, even though there was a sense of barbarism to it. We described their barbarianism in a way in our last article which showed that Colosseum audiences could...
  Apart from inventing toothbrushes and the toothpaste, the Ancient Egyptians are credited with coming up with breath mints. They used pellets made of a mixture of frankincense, myrrh and cinnamon boiled with honey to get rid of the unpleasant...
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