Illegal Pig Semen Syndicate Caught Smuggling Hog Sperm Into Australia Via Shampoo Bottles
The farmers wanted to increase the fertility of their own pigs as Danish hogs produce more pigs per litter, but in so doing, they ran the risk of introducing Australian pigs to foreign diseases like pig plague.
Auschwitz Survivor Celebrates 104th Birthday With 400 Descendants At Wailing Wall
Shoshana Ovitz survived Auschwitz, where her mother was handed to Dr. Josef Mengele and never seen again. Once liberated, she met the man who became her husband and started a new life in Israel.
Thailand’s Drought Reveals A Sunken Buddhist Temple Submerged For 20 Years
Thailand's in the middle of its worst drought in 10 years. The silver lining? A long-hidden temple has reemerged.
Was Ancient Roman Emperor Caligula Actually The Insane, Sadistic Pervert Everyone Thinks?
Legend has it that the infamous Roman emperor Caligula was unhinged to the point that he'd sentence people to death for forgetting his birthday. But stories like this may have been more fiction than fact.
Michigan Resident Jimmy Aldaoud Dies In Iraq Two Months After Being Deported By ICE
Jimmy Aldaoud lived in America legally from the age of six months. Then ICE deported him to Iraq, a place he had never been before — effectively leaving him to die.
The Conspiratorial Sinking Of The Lusitania, The Ship That Helped Push America Into World War I
The RMS Lusitania had recently departed New York when it was fatally torpedoed by a German U-boat. Unknown to the passengers on board, however, were 173 tons of weaponry bound for war.
Introducing Atomik Vodka: The First Liquor Made From Crops Grown In The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
The Chernobyl Spirit Company has three goals: utilize the exclusion zone, stimulate local economies, and make safe, delicious vodka.
The True Story Of Spartacus, The Gladiator Who Led Ancient History’s Biggest Slave Revolt
Spartacus led the biggest slave rebellion Rome had ever seen — but his motivations may not have been so noble.
The Boy Scouts Of America Have A ‘Pedophile Epidemic’ As 350 Predators Are Identified
The Boy Scouts of America has been a U.S. institution since 1910 — and has been hiding sexual predators in its ranks for nearly as long.
Iron Age Celtic Woman Found Buried In A Hollowed-Out Tree Trunk In Zurich
The woman's remains, nearly a millennium older than others in the region, were accompanied by several impressive adornments and artifacts.
12th-Century Poem About A Virgin Arguing With Her Vulva Uncovered In Austrian Monastery
In the poem, entitled "A Rose Thorn," a woman argues with her vulva over which is more attractive to men: physical beauty or the vulva itself.