10 Shocking Historical Facts You Never Knew

Our latest version on the evolutionary scale has been around for over 5,000 years, and during that period, a lot of interesting things have happened. We have grown into civilizations that managed to create a global system that has now unified the world. We are in the middle of a technological boom, and our future seems magical and bleak simultaneously. The history of man has been a fascinating one so far, and no matter what we do in the future, it is clear that we have had one hell of a run. Man has affected our planet more than every other specie put together, and the quirkiness in our history speaks volumes about who we are. This list features 10 amazing facts from our history that you probably didn’t know.

Buried Alive

The servants of ancient Egyptian rulers hated the ruler’s death more than anyone else. This is because the servants and animals of the rulers would be buried alive in the tomb with the ruler as well.

Dying For A Cause

Japanese Samurai’s would use their own swords to cut out their intestines whenever they were in danger of being captured.