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The Last Dodo Died 350 Years Ago — But This Science Startup Is Hoping To Bring The Extinct Bird Back

The Last Dodo Died 350 Years Ago — But This Science Startup Is Hoping To Bring The Extinct Bird Back

Scientists believe that a version of the extinct dodo could be replicated but some argue that the money and time required to do so would be better spent protecting at-risk species today.
Karen Carpenter, The ‘Carpenters’ Singer Killed By Anorexia At The Age Of 32

Karen Carpenter, The ‘Carpenters’ Singer Killed By Anorexia At The Age Of 32

Karen Carpenter died on February 4, 1983, after steadily poisoning herself with ipecac syrup, which she was using to try to maintain her weight while struggling with an eating disorder.
This Ancient Statue Of A Hercules-Like Figure Was Just Discovered In A Roman Sewer

This Ancient Statue Of A Hercules-Like Figure Was Just Discovered In A Roman Sewer

Experts believe that the statue may depict Hercules or perhaps a Roman emperor dressed as the ancient hero.
The Real Story Of Gunther VI, The Millionaire German Shepherd Known As The ‘Richest Dog In The World’

The Real Story Of Gunther VI, The Millionaire German Shepherd Known As The ‘Richest Dog In The World’

For years, stories have circulated about a line of dogs named Gunther who inherited the fortune of a wealthy countess in 1992 — but is it all a hoax to help sell real estate?
How A Stretch Of Road Between Kuwait And Iraq Became Known As The ‘Highway Of Death’

How A Stretch Of Road Between Kuwait And Iraq Became Known As The ‘Highway Of Death’

At the close of the Persian Gulf War, American forces carried out a 10-hour bombardment on Highway 80 that left hundreds dead and destroyed up to 2,700 vehicles.
A Beachcomber Just Stumbled Upon A 12-Million-Year-Old Whale Skull In Maryland

A Beachcomber Just Stumbled Upon A 12-Million-Year-Old Whale Skull In Maryland

The whale skull was found packed in a 650-pound block of sediment that preserved the fossil like a "sarcophagus."
The Story Of Sherri Papini, The California Mom Who Lied About Being Kidnapped And Tortured By Two Hispanic Women

The Story Of Sherri Papini, The California Mom Who Lied About Being Kidnapped And Tortured By Two Hispanic Women

On November 2, 2016, Sherri Papini vanished near her home in Redding, California. Three weeks later, she re-emerged — with a bizarre kidnapping story.
33 Incredible Photos From The California Gold Rush, The Mining Craze That Captivated The World

33 Incredible Photos From The California Gold Rush, The Mining Craze That Captivated The World

The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in January 1848 sparked a mass migration to California — but not everyone was lucky enough to strike it rich.
A Drunk Man In Mexico Just Injured Himself On The Sword Of A St. Michael Statue — While Trying To Steal It

A Drunk Man In Mexico Just Injured Himself On The Sword Of A St. Michael Statue — While Trying To Steal It

Alleged thief Carlos Alonso sliced himself on a sword wielded by St. Michael the Archangel, prompting witnesses to call for help.
Jim Garrison, The New Orleans District Attorney Who Claimed He Uncovered The Truth About JFK’s Murder

Jim Garrison, The New Orleans District Attorney Who Claimed He Uncovered The Truth About JFK’s Murder

In 1967, prosecutor Jim Garrison accused Clay Shaw of conspiring with government agencies to assassinate President John F. Kennedy — but many believe it was all for media attention.
Archaeologists In Egypt Just Discovered The Ancient Remains Of A Young Child Buried With Scores Of Dead Dogs

Archaeologists In Egypt Just Discovered The Ancient Remains Of A Young Child Buried With Scores Of Dead Dogs

Archaeologists suspect that all 142 dogs died at the same time — but there are no signs of violence on their remains.