Ancient DNA Analysis Reveals the ‘Mythical’ Heritage of Modern Greeks

minoan_680_4The Minoan and the Mycenaean Civilizations, are widely considered the first literate civilizations of the Western World and the ancestors of what later would be defined as Classical Greece. However, many questions about the origins of the Minoans and their ties to the Mycenaeans have long perplexed historians and archaeologists alike. The main question is: where did these people came from….READ MORE

The Top 13 Craziest Eating Contests

Hot-dog eating contest in New YorkCompetitive eating contests are strangely enthralling, and many people see them as the 21st century’s ultimate circus side act: no matter how nasty you find it watching elite competitors pig out like animals, for some reason you just can’t look away. From hot dogs and enormous ‘slugburgers’ to oysters and quarter-pound sticks of salted butter, we’ve tracked down 13 (morbidly) fascinating eating contests worth marvelling at….READ MORE