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Scientists Discover Possible Key To Reducing Fear From Traumatic Memories

Scientists Discover Possible Key To Reducing Fear From Traumatic Memories

About 30 percent of people suffer from stress or fear-related disorders. These results could bring them great relief.
Plant That Causes Third-Degree Burns And Permanent Blindness Found In Virginia

Plant That Causes Third-Degree Burns And Permanent Blindness Found In Virginia

It grows to 20 feet tall, burns and blinds you, and only arrived in the U.S. as an ornamental plant. This is giant hogweed.
How One Woman’s Immortal Cells Have Saved Millions Of Lives

How One Woman’s Immortal Cells Have Saved Millions Of Lives

Henrietta Lacks' cells were used to make the vaccines for everything from polio to HPV and are still used in vaccines today.
This Week In History News, June 10 – 16

This Week In History News, June 10 – 16

True origins of bubonic plague revealed, claims of Stanford Prison Experiment fraud made public, WWII cash hoard uncovered.
New Exposé Claims Notorious Stanford Prison Experiment Was A Total Sham

New Exposé Claims Notorious Stanford Prison Experiment Was A Total Sham

One of the participants claims he faked his cries for help so he could get out of it.
Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth

Built 6,000 Years Before Stonehenge, This Is The Oldest Temple On Earth

"Gobekli changes everything."
From Sunken Tanks To Human Remains, Truk Lagoon Is WWII’s Most Haunting Undersea Graveyard

From Sunken Tanks To Human Remains, Truk Lagoon Is WWII’s Most Haunting Undersea Graveyard

From shipwrecks to sunken tanks to human remains, Truk Lagoon is among the biggest and eeriest underwater graveyards on Earth.
History’s Most Infamous Plague Has Been Tormenting Humanity For Way Longer Than We Thought

History’s Most Infamous Plague Has Been Tormenting Humanity For Way Longer Than We Thought

Skeletons uncovered in Russia prove that the plague believed to be responsible for medieval Europe's Black Death is actually at least 3,800 years old.
This Week In History News, June 3 – 9

This Week In History News, June 3 – 9

The truth about Roman crucifixion, the hats on Easter Island's statues, and gruesome remains from a Goth murder.
It’s The Leading Cause Of Death In Kids Under Five – And These Doctors May Have A Way To Stop It

It’s The Leading Cause Of Death In Kids Under Five – And These Doctors May Have A Way To Stop It

More than one in 10 young children suffer from this condition, which kills 1 million of them each year.
Europe’s Mortality Rates Declined While America’s Increased After The Financial Crisis

Europe’s Mortality Rates Declined While America’s Increased After The Financial Crisis

"More generous social security systems and more accessible health care systems have protected low educated people in Europe more effectively from the effects of the crisis."