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This 2,200-Year-Old Chinese Medical Text May Be The Oldest Known Chart Of Human Anatomy

This 2,200-Year-Old Chinese Medical Text May Be The Oldest Known Chart Of Human Anatomy

The discovery of the text written on silk sheds light on the significant advances in medicine that led to the development of acupuncture in ancient China.
Meet The Giant Water Bug That Delivers The Most Painful Bite You’d Ever Experience

Meet The Giant Water Bug That Delivers The Most Painful Bite You’d Ever Experience

The giant water bug, aka the toe-biter, is a fierce aquatic predator found in freshwater habitats across the world that hunts turtles, ducklings, and snakes.
A Message In A Bottle Sent In 1985 Was Just Found And Returned To Its Author

A Message In A Bottle Sent In 1985 Was Just Found And Returned To Its Author

The letter was found by a kayaker a few days after Tropical Storm Isaias swept through the southeastern coast of the U.S.
Our Moon Is Getting Rusty — And Experts Say It’s All Our Fault

Our Moon Is Getting Rusty — And Experts Say It’s All Our Fault

A new study detected the presence of rust on both poles of the Moon's surface — a phenomenon that should be unlikely given the Moon's lack of atmosphere.
Illegal Gold Diggers Destroy 2,000-Year-Old Heritage Site In Sudan

Illegal Gold Diggers Destroy 2,000-Year-Old Heritage Site In Sudan

Archaeologists say that the vandals' metal detectors may have been triggered by pyrite, otherwise known as fool's gold.
One Of The Last Survivors Of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Leads Call For Reparations

One Of The Last Survivors Of The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Leads Call For Reparations

Nearly 100 years after the tragedy, survivors and descendants of victims have not received any compensation for their suffering.
Reginald Denny: The Innocent Bystander Whose Televised Assault Came To Define The 1992 LA Uprising

Reginald Denny: The Innocent Bystander Whose Televised Assault Came To Define The 1992 LA Uprising

Truck driver Reginald Denny nearly died from a random attack during one of the most violent uprisings in Los Angeles' history — but good Samaritans saved him.
This Rembrandt Painting Was Deemed A Fake — But Now Experts Say It Could Be Real

This Rembrandt Painting Was Deemed A Fake — But Now Experts Say It Could Be Real

Analysis of the tree rings in the wood panel show that Head of a Bearded Man was done on wood from the same tree as another important Rembrandt work.
Toronto Residents Try To Save Oak Tree That’s Older Than Canada

Toronto Residents Try To Save Oak Tree That’s Older Than Canada

When French explorers first set up trading posts near Lake Ontario, this tree was already a sapling.
25 Heartbreaking Photos Of 9/11 Artifacts — And The Powerful Stories They Tell

25 Heartbreaking Photos Of 9/11 Artifacts — And The Powerful Stories They Tell

From items recovered at Ground Zero to tributes from victims' families, these artifacts from September 11th reveal the true scope of the tragedy.
Meet The Alligator Gar, The 100-Million-Year-Old ‘Megafish’ That Humans Almost Wiped Out

Meet The Alligator Gar, The 100-Million-Year-Old ‘Megafish’ That Humans Almost Wiped Out

The alligator gar fish, aka Atractosteus spatula, is often found in Texas and weighs up to 350 pounds while measuring up to 10 feet long.