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Phaedo was a handsome young man hailing from an aristocratic family. He lived in Pyrgos, the capital of the Greek region of Elis. While still young, he was captured by the Athenians who attacked his country and subsequently forced into slavery.

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In the mid-90s, Dr. Sanjiv Talwar, working at the State University of New York, presented a technology he developed for the remote control of rats. With it, he was able to make the rodents run, jump, stop and feel pleasure.

Ancient World - The Epic Battles That Ended Entire Empires

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Most ancient battles were but parts of large-scale wars that ultimately decided the fates of kingdoms and empires.

Ancient World - The Tuareg Clans: a Complete Matriarchy and Men in Burkas

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The Tuareg society is one of the oldest inhabiting our planet. Their customs and rituals with warrior-men wearing indigo blue turbans, independent women that have more rights than European women and men wearing burkas are truly fascinating.

Ancient World - Fascinating Myths about Leprechauns

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The first leprechauns were said to wear red coats with a gold decoration. Unlike their modern interpretation, they did not have green cylinder hats and orange beards, instead they had pointed red hats and dark or whitish beards.

Ancient World - The Vestal Virgins - the Most Powerful Women in Antiquity

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In the days when women's social status was akin to that of slaves and farm animals, there was one group of women that stood near the very peak of the societal hierarchy.

Ancient World - Afraid of Clowns? Find out Why

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Clowns are meant to be fun, to bring joy and glee. But for millions of people, they are absolutely horrifying. Their seemingly frozen smile instills nothing other than pure terror.

Ancient World - Was There a Conspiracy Against Tesla and Free Electricity?

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According to many conspiracy theorists, Tesla was murdered to prevent him from realizing his idea, should he ever try again. His notes on his experiments were seized by the US government, years later said to have been lost. . .

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The small golden figurines that once belonged to the Incas and so closely resemble modern-day airplanes continue to astound researchers, and the question of whether these ancient forms depicted an actual prototype remains.

Ancient World - Human Zoos - a Shameful Stain in Human History

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One of the biggest attractions at the time were the so-called human zoos. They included exhibits of black people who were taken from their native villages in Africa and locked in cages like animals.

Ancient World - Another Myth Busted - Psychopaths are not Geniuses!

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The prevailing idea in society is that the majority of psychopaths and serial killers are evil geniuses. They are seen as manipulative, unfeeling, with delusional behavior that distinguishes them from everyone else.

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