Delving Into the Discovery of a 2,000-Year-Old Roman Perfume Bottle

An ancient Roman perfume bottle.

A bottle of 2,000 year old Roman perfume. (Image: via University of Cordoba)

Unraveling Galactic Roots: Real-Life Events That Inspired ‘Star Wars’

An action figure of Darth Vader stands in front of the 'Star Wars' logo.

Many don't know that a lot of real-life events helped shape the social and political aspects of the 'Star Wars' saga. (Image: Luligu via Dreamstime)

Surviving the Plague: Divine Punishment or Coincidence?

Bust of Roman Emperor Diocletian.

During the reign of Roman Emperor Diocletian, the nobility lived in corruption and decadence and treated prisoners of war and slaves inhumanely. (Image: Bakusova via Dreamstime)

Do You Know About the 20-Sided Icosahedron Dice Used in Ancient Rome?

Ruins of the Roman Citadel.

Ruins from the ancient Roman empire can be found all over the world, but there's a good chance you've never heard of the 20-sided icosahedron dice used back then. (Image: Ghm Meuffels via Dreamstime)

Did Ancient Romans Use Advanced Technology to Make Buildings Earthquake-Proof?