An old profession that has largely disappeared is that of leech collector, sometimes called leech gatherer or leech finder.
Groom of the Stool was a job that existed in England from the medieval period until the reign of King Edward VII in the 19th century. It is a position that has now been forgotten, but one that provided comfort and convenience to many monarchs throughout the years.
The History of PEZ candy is an interesting one that is rarely known or talked about.
History of PEZ Candy: A 95-Year-Old Anti-Smoking Peppermint
The Peregrine Falcon nearly became extinct in America mostly because they were getting destroyed by pesticides.
A falconer from invented the Fuck Hat, or “copulation hat”
For over 125 years, Coca-Cola has managed to keep its recipe secret.
The Coca-Cola Vault and The Secret Formula
Troops used acoustic mirrors made of concrete and similar listening devices to detect enemy aircraft. The Pre-Radar Listener Job: Old Forgotten Jobs of History was an extremely innovative invention.
In more recent times, funeral clown services are making a comeback throughout Europe and the USA. However, funeral services have diversified their services not just to clown funerals, but also thematic ones, such as Star Wars parades or Disney characters.
Beer is one of humanity’s oldest beverages, dating to at least the fifth millennium BC
What is certain is that the first beer in the world was made by women. Not just one woman, but all women across cultures and timespans were at the forefront of beer creation.
did you know it was a real job that existed through post-Medieval Europe and not at all a literary invention?
Whipping Boy: The Court Companion Who Took On The Royal Beatings