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The Mysterious Story Of The Antikythera Mechanism, History’s First Computer

The Mysterious Story Of The Antikythera Mechanism, History’s First Computer

Unlocking the mysteries of the Antikythera mechanism, a 2,000-year-old device that was history's first computer, a device so advanced its technology wouldn't be seen again for 1,000 years.
Lemuria: The Fabled Lost Continent That Turned Out To Be Real — Almost

Lemuria: The Fabled Lost Continent That Turned Out To Be Real — Almost

For decades, scientists offered wild theories about the fabled lost continent of Lemuria in the Indian Ocean. Then, in 2013, scientists actually found some evidence.
25 Dangerous Animals That Would Mess Up Any Human

25 Dangerous Animals That Would Mess Up Any Human

From the terrifying inland taipan to the unsuspecting golden dart frog, these dangerous animals could put you six feet under.
Police Are Using New “Crime-Predicting” Technology To Monitor The Public

Police Are Using New “Crime-Predicting” Technology To Monitor The Public

The software will learn the way humans do, through experiences rather than hard wiring.
NASA Has Sent Sperm Into Orbit To Find Out If Space Babies Are Possible

NASA Has Sent Sperm Into Orbit To Find Out If Space Babies Are Possible

Scientists hope the samples will reveal whether or not gravity affects the motility of sperm – ultimately deciding whether or not reproduction can occur in space.
Discovery Of 85,000-Year-Old Finger Bone Drastically Shifts Timeline Of Human Migration

Discovery Of 85,000-Year-Old Finger Bone Drastically Shifts Timeline Of Human Migration

This fossil may point to a radically different path in terms of human history.
Gypsy Rose Blanchard, The “Sick” Child Who Killed Her Even Sicker Mother

Gypsy Rose Blanchard, The “Sick” Child Who Killed Her Even Sicker Mother

She was carefully watched over by her mother, but was her mother ultimately doing more harm than good?
Evolution On Trial: The Weird Backstory Of The Scopes Monkey Case

Evolution On Trial: The Weird Backstory Of The Scopes Monkey Case

Despite being fake, the Scopes Trial ultimately got evolution to be taught in schools.
Titanoboa Was The 50-Foot Prehistoric Snake Of Nightmares

Titanoboa Was The 50-Foot Prehistoric Snake Of Nightmares

Titanoboa simply has no equal among modern snakes. Even the anaconda pales in comparison.
Foreign Accent Syndrome — The Bizarre Condition That Can Change Your Accent

Foreign Accent Syndrome — The Bizarre Condition That Can Change Your Accent

Though rare, foreign accent syndrome can cause individuals to speak their native dialect one morning and one from across the globe the next day.
Heinrich Himmler Thought Germans Were Descended From Nordic Gods – So He Tried To Prove It

Heinrich Himmler Thought Germans Were Descended From Nordic Gods – So He Tried To Prove It

Those working for the Ahnenerbe project set out to prove that the Aryan race was descended from Nordic gods by spending millions of dollars on finding irrefutable, archaeological proof.