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2,000-Year-Old Scrolls From Vesuvius Eruption To Be ‘Virtually Unraveled’ With A.I.

2,000-Year-Old Scrolls From Vesuvius Eruption To Be ‘Virtually Unraveled’ With A.I.

The fragile scrolls from the ancient city of Herculaneum have been destroyed by physical unwrapping, and so scientists plan to use A.I. and machine learning to virtually read their text.
They Told Police That Their Dog’s Legs ‘Fell Off’ — Turns Out They Were ‘Sawed Off’

They Told Police That Their Dog’s Legs ‘Fell Off’ — Turns Out They Were ‘Sawed Off’

The two-year-old dachshund named Buddy was found abandoned in a trailer park in the pouring rain.
Canada Identifies 2,800 Indigenous Children Who Died Anonymously In State-Run Institutions

Canada Identifies 2,800 Indigenous Children Who Died Anonymously In State-Run Institutions

Canada forcibly enrolled an estimated 150,000 children in these institutions. Many experienced abuse or died without their families ever being notified.
The Good Doctor Is In: 33 Quotes From Hunter S. Thompson That Are Just What You Needed Today

The Good Doctor Is In: 33 Quotes From Hunter S. Thompson That Are Just What You Needed Today

These Hunter S. Thompson quotes could be the soul-stirring reminder that adventure is just around the corner.
Pit Bull Puppy Dies After Protecting Florida Kids From A Venomous Snake

Pit Bull Puppy Dies After Protecting Florida Kids From A Venomous Snake

"If you treat [pit bulls] right, they would give their life for you and I owe my son's life to him."
Endangered Pygmy Elephant Found Dead And Tusk-Less With 70 Bullet Holes In Its Body

Endangered Pygmy Elephant Found Dead And Tusk-Less With 70 Bullet Holes In Its Body

Fewer than 1,500 of Borneo's pygmy elephants remain in the wild. Their latest casualty was particularly brutal.
Englishman Unveils Ichthyosaurus Fossil His Christian Ancestors Kept Buried In Their Yard

Englishman Unveils Ichthyosaurus Fossil His Christian Ancestors Kept Buried In Their Yard

"They took it home and buried it. You have to remember that fossils weren't really explained until Darwin came along."
Neolithic Parents Fed Their Babies With Animal-Shaped Bottles

Neolithic Parents Fed Their Babies With Animal-Shaped Bottles

Baby bottles date back thousands of years — and may help explain a prehistoric baby boom.
The Incas May Have Deliberately Built Machu Picchu Along Fault Lines. Here’s Why.

The Incas May Have Deliberately Built Machu Picchu Along Fault Lines. Here’s Why.

Fault lines would have provided the Incas with loads of pre-fractured rock — perfect for building.
Decadence, Drugs, And Dancing: 44 Pictures Of The Disco Era

Decadence, Drugs, And Dancing: 44 Pictures Of The Disco Era

Hustle into the 1970s with these eye-popping pictures from when the disco era took over clubs around the world.
Couple Claims Six-Year-Old Dwarf They Adopted Was Really An Adult Sociopath

Couple Claims Six-Year-Old Dwarf They Adopted Was Really An Adult Sociopath

The Barnetts adopted Natalia Grace of Ukraine in 2010. They were told she was six, but her vocabulary and adult teeth suggested otherwise.