How the Roman Empire Made Their Own Poison and Drank It

In the time of the Roman Empire, there weren’t many options to satisfy a sweet tooth. Honey was expensive and difficult to obtain, and sugar was somewhere on the opposite side of the world. The Romans’ solution to their problem took the form of artificial sweeteners. Sapa was an artificial sweetener commonly used in the …

How to Do Laundry Like an Ancient Roman

We should worship our home appliances. I mean, they make our lives so much easier and more convenient. We have appliances that store and preserve food, metal boxes that cook and heat our food for us, and machines that take care of cleaning our clothes, plates, and floors, with just a push of a button. …