Toe-curling facts about early dentistry
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Toe-curling facts about early dentistry

After reading through our favourite strange and toe-curling facts about dentistry of the past, you may find yourself brushing your teeth extra thoroughly. 
Will you solve one of the world's most difficult and mysterious puzzles? Introducing Cicada 3301
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Will you solve one of the world's most difficult and mysterious puzzles? Introducing Cicada 3301

Do you fancy yourself as a puzzle solver? Here's your chance to try your hand at one of the internet's most difficult unsolved puzzles and join a mysterious top-secret club. Three puzzles were set, but one remains unsolved. 
Fascinating flower facts: the Venus Flytrap, the Rose and the Stinking Corpse Lily
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Fascinating flower facts: the Venus Flytrap, the Rose and the Stinking Corpse Lily

A Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a magnificent carnivorous plant with hinged leaves edged with spikes. The inside of a Venus Flytrap is red and full of sweet and fragrant nectar, enticing flies and small aphids who think they have found a flower.
Surprising facts reveal what statues really looked like in ancient Greece
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Surprising facts reveal what statues really looked like in ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks learned the art of sculpture from the Egyptians. Initially, they worked in the Egyptian style, creating figures that copied their rigid poses and forward-facing gaze. The distinctive classical Greek aesthetic emerged over centuries, celebrating freedom of movement, idealised proportions and a sense of harmony and balance. 
Unusual facts about birds and their skeletons
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Unusual facts about birds and their skeletons

Bird skeletons are fascinating; they need to be lightweight to fly but strong enough to withstand the stresses of flight. To achieve this, birds have hollow bones, and the bones themselves are structurally very dense, stiff and strong.
An introduction to The Dance of Death and it's symbolic meanings
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An introduction to The Dance of Death and it's symbolic meanings

The Dance of Death, also known as danse macabre, is an allegory describing the universality of death. Many artists have created their interpretation of The Dance of Death; each version comprises a series of separate images featuring a character from the social strata, from a king to a peddler.
An Introduction to Tattoo Symbolism and their meanings
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An Introduction to Tattoo Symbolism and their meanings

Tattoo culture as we know it today has origins stretching back thousands of years. Tattooing has been practised across the globe since at least Neolithic times (1900 BC), as evidenced by the finds of mummified preserved tattooed skin and the archaeological record.
A Guide to Understanding Memento Mori. What They are and Where to Find Them
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A Guide to Understanding Memento Mori. What They are and Where to Find Them

A memento mori (Latin for 'remember that you must die') is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.