- Aboriginal Marn Grook (Ball Sport)
Marn Grook is an Aboriginal team ball sport played among the tribes of western Victoria, Australia since an unknown point in history.
- Aboriginal Woggabaliri (Ball Sport)
Woggabaliri is a sport of the Aboriginal Wiradjuri people. Historically, it was a very simple keep-up game with no winner, like hacky sack.
- Ancient Aztec Nutrition
Ancient Aztec nutrition revolved heavily around corn and maize, complimented with vegetables and a lot of salt and chili pepper. Insects, too.
- Ancient Babylonian Medicine
Ancient Babylonian medicine revolved heavily around magic and incantations with little scientific process aside from diagnoses and prognoses.
- Ancient Egyptian Medicine
Ancient Egyptian medicine and healthcare was a dance between science and magic. Wound care, herbalism, and prayers all played a role in healing.
- Ancient Egyptian Nutrition
Ancient Egyptian nutrition centered around bread, beer, and vegetables. Abundance of barley led to a diet heavy with all kinds of bread and nutritional beer.
- Ancient Greek Medicine
Ancient Greek medicine paved the way for Western healthcare practices, growing from prayers to the gods to precise diagnoses and prescriptions.
- Ancient Greek Nutrition
Ancient Greek nutrition closely matched modern recommendations with regard to intake of each food group – a diet rich in natural foods.
- Ancient Hawaiian Hakoko (Wrestling)
Hakoko was an ancient Hawaiian form of upright wrestling that fell completely out of practice sometime in the 19th century.
- Ancient Hawaiian Holua (Lava Sledding)
He’e holua is a traditional Hawaiian sport. Diving headfirst down mountainside courses, athletes slide for distance on their papa holua sledges.
- Ancient Hawaiian Kukini (Racing)
Kukini was an ancient Hawaiian foot racing sport with focus on gambling. Athletes would sometimes even throw races to secure their bets.
- Ancient Hawaiian Mokomoko (Boxing)
Mokomoko was a traditional Hawaiian boxing sport. These athletes wouldn’t dodge, and could only block by punching the opponent’s fist.
- Ancient Hawaiian Pahee (Javelin Throw)
Pahee was an ancient Hawaiian sport that involved throwing a short javelin-like pole for distance down a long dirt path.
- Ancient Hawaiian Ulu Maika (Bowling)
Ulu maika was an ancient Hawaiian sport with similarities to bowling. Athletes would take turns rolling a small stone disk as far as they could.
- Ancient Heraean Games
The Heraean Games were a series of festivals held in honor of the Greek goddess Hera. Only women were allowed to compete in these games.
- Ancient Isthmian Games
The ancient Isthmian Games were a series of athletic festivals held in honor of Poseidon, the Greek mythological deity of the sea.
- Ancient Nemean Games
The Nemean Games were a series of festivals that included even more events than the Olympic Games. Legends claim it was founded by Heracles.
- Ancient Olympic Games
The ancient Olympic Games were athletic festivals held to honor Zeus. The stadion sprint was the only event originally, with additions later on.
- Ancient Panathenaic Games
Athens’ ancient Panathenaic Games featured a variety of artistic, athletic, and equestrian events – more than any of the other Greek festivals.
- Ancient Persian Nutrition
Ancient Persian nutrition – herby rice loaded with vegetables and lamb, bread flavored with milk or herbs, and sweet fruit and wine for dessert.