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Workers Discover Previously Unknown Cézanne Mural At Artist’s Childhood Home

Workers Discover Previously Unknown Cézanne Mural At Artist’s Childhood Home

Paul Cézanne, a French Post-Impressionist painter often referred to as the “father of modern art," painted several murals in his childhood home. Just last year, workers renovating the mansion discovered a new mural no one knew was there.
2,100-Year-Old Bronze Hand Found In Spain Is Inscribed With A Mysterious Ancient Language

2,100-Year-Old Bronze Hand Found In Spain Is Inscribed With A Mysterious Ancient Language

Researchers say the bronze hand features the earliest written example of Vasconic, a mysterious ancient European language group that may be related to modern Basque.
Archaeologists Uncover A Chilling Arrangement Of Pre-Hispanic Human Remains In Mexico

Archaeologists Uncover A Chilling Arrangement Of Pre-Hispanic Human Remains In Mexico

Researchers believe the human remains buried at Pozo de Ibarra, Mexico, may have been offered up as sacrifices to celebrate the founding of a new settlement.
U.S. Charges Yakuza Boss With Trafficking Nuclear Materials

U.S. Charges Yakuza Boss With Trafficking Nuclear Materials

Takeshi Ebisawa is accused of attempting to traffic nuclear materials. If found guilty, he could face life in prison.
Scientists Discover A 240-Million-Year-Old Reptile Fossil Resembling A ‘Mythical Chinese Dragon’

Scientists Discover A 240-Million-Year-Old Reptile Fossil Resembling A ‘Mythical Chinese Dragon’

Dinocephalosaurus orientalis was an aquatic reptile that roamed the waters of China during the early Triassic period 240 million years ago.
The Real Story Behind The Blobfish, The So-Called ‘Ugliest Animal On Earth’

The Real Story Behind The Blobfish, The So-Called ‘Ugliest Animal On Earth’

Found in the deep seas off the coasts of Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand, the blobfish looks very different underwater.
The Complicated Story Of Pocahontas’ Son Thomas Rolfe, A Man Caught Between Two Worlds

The Complicated Story Of Pocahontas’ Son Thomas Rolfe, A Man Caught Between Two Worlds

Thomas Rolfe was born in the New World in 1615 to Pocahontas and John Rolfe, and while much of his life is left to speculation, historic records and Native American oral traditions paint a conflicting picture of him.
33 Photos Of The Paris Catacombs — And The Chilling True Story Behind This Famous Crypt

33 Photos Of The Paris Catacombs — And The Chilling True Story Behind This Famous Crypt

Built in the late 18th century in former limestone quarries, the Paris Catacombs house the bones of more than six million people.
The Crimes Of Derrick Todd Lee, The Baton Rouge Serial Killer Who Raped And Murdered Seven Women

The Crimes Of Derrick Todd Lee, The Baton Rouge Serial Killer Who Raped And Murdered Seven Women

Derrick Todd Lee first killed in 1992, but it would take over a decade for police to track him down as he terrorized Louisiana, often pretending to be a person in need to gain his victims' trust.
Inside The Ancient City Of Baiae, The Notorious Roman Party Town That Now Sits On The Ocean Floor

Inside The Ancient City Of Baiae, The Notorious Roman Party Town That Now Sits On The Ocean Floor

Sometimes called the "Las Vegas of the ancient world," the sunken settlement of Baiae was one of its era's most hedonistic resort towns for wealthy Roman elites.
The Life And Death Of David Barksdale, The Founder Of Chicago’s Black Disciples

The Life And Death Of David Barksdale, The Founder Of Chicago’s Black Disciples

Once a feared gang leader, “King David” Barksdale eventually pivoted to anti-violence activism and became an influential force in the American civil rights movement.