The Talking Statues of Rome
Since the 16th century, anonymous authors have been posting provocative political messages on or near these Roman statues.
The Rise and Fall of Pay Toilets
Vespasian's most useful contribution to history may well have been creation of pay toilets.
Bringing Ancient Meals to Life
Recreating ancient meals--complete with 2500-year-old booze--is no easy feat.
The Health Risks of Living in Ancient Rome
From parasites to malaria, the health risks facing ancient Rome were numerous.
Kicking Back, Gladiator Style
Gladiators drank a concoction of vinegar and ashes to stay bulky for battle.