Today humanity has surpassed itself and progress never ceases to surprise us. What did we have to go through to achieve everything up to this point in time? This article will give us the answer to this question.
Bright Side collected facts that will help us to understand history better and look at it from a different point of view.
18. The myth of the Cyclops
Greek myths are full of stories about cyclops. But did they really exist? Or have they just been mixed up with someone or something else?
Historians argue that when the remains of mammoths were found, the Greeks didn’t understand where these large bones came from and drew their own conclusions.
17. Buttons on clothes as a remedy for a runny nose
Each of us has thought at least once about why there are buttons on the sleeves of both women’s and men’s outerwear. Of course, now
it looks like an additional decoration on the clothes. Actually, it’s the invention of Napoleon Bonaparte — he ordered them to be sewn to the sleeves on the soldiers’ jackets so that they would kick the bad habit of using their sleeves for their runny nose.