Gross Facts About the Middle Ages

From leftover trenchers and stinky chamber pots to barber-surgeons and the black plague, life could be really miserable for people during medieval times. Get ready to explore the...

Gross Facts About Pirates

From cramped quarters and salty, rotten food to bloody battles and deadly storms at sea, life aboard a pirate ship was downright unpleasant. Get ready to explore the nasty side of...

Gross Facts About the American Colonies

From moldy food and dirt-covered clothes to poisonous pests and extreme weather, American colonists had a dreadful time in the New World. Get ready to explore the nasty side of...

Gross Facts About Vikings

From smelly ships to violent wars and icky battle wounds, life was rough for Vikings. Get ready to explore the nasty side of Viking life.

Gross Facts About the U.S. Civil War

From crawling lice and deadly diseases to bloody battles and crammed prison camps, life was truly terrible for Union and Confederate soldiers. Get ready to explore the nasty side...

Gross Facts About the Roman Empire

From garbage-filled streets and spoiled food to bloody gladiator fights and deadly punishments, daily life in Rome was really rotten. Get ready to explore the nasty side of life...