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1,500-Year-Old Lorica Squamata Armor Worn By A Soldier In The Roman Legions Has Been Restored To Its Former Glory

1,500-Year-Old Lorica Squamata Armor Worn By A Soldier In The Roman Legions Has Been Restored To Its Former Glory

Worn by a warrior in the 15th Legion during the decades just before Rome fell in 476 C.E., this armor was found near a castle along what was the Empire's eastern border in present-day Türkiye.
Why Some People Think JonBenét Ramsey’s Mother Was Her Killer

Why Some People Think JonBenét Ramsey’s Mother Was Her Killer

On December 26, 1996, six-year-old JonBenét Ramsey was found dead in her family home — and her mother Patsy soon became a prime suspect.
Construction Workers Just Unearthed Eight Catapult Stones From A 13th-Century Siege At An English Castle

Construction Workers Just Unearthed Eight Catapult Stones From A 13th-Century Siege At An English Castle

In 1266, Kenilworth Castle was the site of what's believed to be the longest siege in the history of medieval England, and these catapult shots were fired during the violent event.
Archaeologists Unearth 500-Year-Old Remains Of Inca Toddlers With Smallpox

Archaeologists Unearth 500-Year-Old Remains Of Inca Toddlers With Smallpox

The skeletons showed signs of osteomyelitis variolosa, a bone infection that is triggered by the smallpox virus, which was brought to the region by Spanish colonizers.
Researchers Discover Ernest Shackleton’s Final Ship, The ‘Quest,’ Off The Coast Of Canada

Researchers Discover Ernest Shackleton’s Final Ship, The ‘Quest,’ Off The Coast Of Canada

Before the Quest sank off the coast of Canada in 1962, it belonged to famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, who died on board during his final voyage to the Antarctic.
Ancient Greek Workshop For Making The Rare Dye Known As Mycenaean Purple Found On The Island Of Aegina

Ancient Greek Workshop For Making The Rare Dye Known As Mycenaean Purple Found On The Island Of Aegina

The dye produced in this 3,600-year-old workshop was an expensive and rare pigment that was made from crushed sea snails and was worn by ancient elites.
Archaeologists Just Uncovered A Rare Dragon Sculpture At The Great Wall Of China

Archaeologists Just Uncovered A Rare Dragon Sculpture At The Great Wall Of China

Archaeologists uncovered a detailed dragon sculpture, weapons, and soldiers' personal items in a Ming Dynasty guard tower along the Great Wall of China.
44 Photos That Reveal The Early Life Of Marilyn Monroe, From Her Troubled Childhood To Her Very First Photo Shoot

44 Photos That Reveal The Early Life Of Marilyn Monroe, From Her Troubled Childhood To Her Very First Photo Shoot

Before Marilyn Monroe was one of the most famous women in the world, she spent her youth in foster homes and orphanages, got married when she was just 16, and worked in a munitions factory.
An Enormous Python Just Killed An Indonesian Mother Of Four And Swallowed Her Whole

An Enormous Python Just Killed An Indonesian Mother Of Four And Swallowed Her Whole

A 45-year-old woman identified as Farida went missing in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province — then a search party found her body inside a 16-foot reticulated python.
Workers Quarrying A Site In Kyrgyzstan Stumble Upon Prehistoric Mammoth Remains

Workers Quarrying A Site In Kyrgyzstan Stumble Upon Prehistoric Mammoth Remains

Workers in Kyrgyzstan made the discovery of a lifetime while quarrying in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan in June 2024.
Paleontologists In Australia Unearth The Most Complete Fossil Of The Prehistoric ‘Thunder Bird’ Ever Discovered

Paleontologists In Australia Unearth The Most Complete Fossil Of The Prehistoric ‘Thunder Bird’ Ever Discovered

Genyornis newtoni was six feet tall, weighed up to 500 pounds, and used its goose-like beak to eat aquatic plants 45,000 years ago.