Top 10 Harsh Realities of Life During the Age of Discovery

Top 10 Harsh Realities of Life During the Age of Discovery

Looking for adventure? Go to sea and discover exotic lands — unlimited riches are awaiting in the new world! Such declarations provided the allure for sailors during the Age of Discovery (also known as the Age of Exploration), an era from the early 15th century …

10 Bizarre Patent Medicines

If you’re like us and enjoy wasting time on the internet, you’re probably well aware of patent medicines. According to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, patent medicines were first produced as special remedies in England in the late 17th century, with “letters patent” …