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Nathan Leopold, The Teen Prodigy Who Turned To Murder In An Attempt To Commit The ‘Perfect Crime’

Nathan Leopold, The Teen Prodigy Who Turned To Murder In An Attempt To Commit The ‘Perfect Crime’

In May 1924, Nathan Leopold and his friend Richard Loeb kidnapped and murdered 14-year-old Bobby Franks just to see if they could get away with it — then Leopold dropped his eyeglasses at the scene of the crime.
Who Was Neilia Hunter Biden, The First Wife Of Joe Biden?

Who Was Neilia Hunter Biden, The First Wife Of Joe Biden?

On December 18, 1972, Joe Biden's first wife Neilia Hunter died in a car accident alongside the couple's baby daughter Naomi.
Researchers Studying Sperm Whale Communication Discover That The Animals Have A Complex ‘Phonetic Alphabet’

Researchers Studying Sperm Whale Communication Discover That The Animals Have A Complex ‘Phonetic Alphabet’

After analyzing over 9,000 recordings of sperm whale noises, researchers from Project CETI believe that they've discovered the "building blocks of whale language."
Pottery And Copper Jewelry Unearthed In North Carolina Shed Light On The Lost Colony Of Roanoke

Pottery And Copper Jewelry Unearthed In North Carolina Shed Light On The Lost Colony Of Roanoke

Archaeologists from the the First Colony Foundation discovered pieces of 16th-century Algonquian pottery and a copper ring of European origins in North Carolina.
Archaeologists Just Uncovered The Bathroom And Combat Gym Of Alexander The Great At The Palace Of Aigai

Archaeologists Just Uncovered The Bathroom And Combat Gym Of Alexander The Great At The Palace Of Aigai

The communal bathroom, where Alexander the Great likely bathed with his close friend and suspected lover Hephaestion, was attached to a gymnasium where the men trained in sports and combat.
A Golden Retriever In Florida Just Gave Birth To Puppy With Lime Green Fur

A Golden Retriever In Florida Just Gave Birth To Puppy With Lime Green Fur

Just two weeks before St. Patrick's Day, a green Golden Retriever puppy named Shamrock was born in Pensacola, Florida.
Archaeologists Uncover A Centuries-Old Pottery Workshop In France With Cookware Still In The Kiln

Archaeologists Uncover A Centuries-Old Pottery Workshop In France With Cookware Still In The Kiln

Archaeologists discovered a large kiln used for making cookware and serving dishes and a second, smaller kiln used to hold pottery waste.
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The Story Behind Francisco Goya’s Saturn Devouring His Son, One Of History’s Most Disturbing Paintings

Saturn Devouring His Son is one of 18th-century artist Francisco Goya’s Black Paintings, a series of murals he painted directly onto the walls of his home in Spain while in the throes of mental illness.
Scientists Observe Wild Orangutan Treating Wounds With Medicinal Plants For The First Time

Scientists Observe Wild Orangutan Treating Wounds With Medicinal Plants For The First Time

Rakus, an adult male orangutan, was observed by researchers in Indonesia applying potent medicinal plants to an open wound — a behavior that has never been seen in a nonhuman animal before.
Archaeologists In Italy Just Found An Iron Age Necropolis Filled With 88 Tombs And Extravagant Grave Goods

Archaeologists In Italy Just Found An Iron Age Necropolis Filled With 88 Tombs And Extravagant Grave Goods

The Iron Age site near Amorosi, Italy dates to the 7th or 8th century B.C.E. and features dozens of tombs of high-status individuals from the "Pit Burial Culture."
Researchers Uncover Evidence That Ice Age Europeans Carried Turtles As An Easily Transportable Food Source

Researchers Uncover Evidence That Ice Age Europeans Carried Turtles As An Easily Transportable Food Source

Archaeologists analyzing turtle shell fragments found near Magdeburg, Germany, believe they may have been carried to the area by Ice Age hunters as a living food source.