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Richard Francis Burton: The Victorian Adventurer And Spy Who Brought The Kama Sutra To The West

Richard Francis Burton: The Victorian Adventurer And Spy Who Brought The Kama Sutra To The West

Victorian adventurer Richard Francis Burton was a poet, soldier, spy, and explorer — but that's not even the half of it.
‘I Shot A Whole Family Of Baboons’: Trophy Hunting Wildlife Official Faces Pressure To Resign

‘I Shot A Whole Family Of Baboons’: Trophy Hunting Wildlife Official Faces Pressure To Resign

Blake Fischer killed 14 animals, including a giraffe, leopard, and a family of baboons — and sent the photos to 100 friends and colleagues.
15 Times Animals Got Their Revenge On Poachers

15 Times Animals Got Their Revenge On Poachers

Some experts believe that wild animals are striking back against those poachers who traumatized them — in other words, getting their revenge.
Texas Billionaire Who Killed Endangered Rhino Will Be Allowed To Import His Trophy Home

Texas Billionaire Who Killed Endangered Rhino Will Be Allowed To Import His Trophy Home

81-year-old Lacy Harber paid $275,000 for the right to kill this aging black rhino.
1,700-Year-Old Sock Reveals The Height Of Fashion In The Days Of Ancient Egypt

1,700-Year-Old Sock Reveals The Height Of Fashion In The Days Of Ancient Egypt

First discovered in 1913, it has taken researchers over 100 years to unravel the piece of clothing's secrets.
This Newly Discovered 26,000-Pound Dinosaur Was Once The Biggest Creature To Walk Planet Earth

This Newly Discovered 26,000-Pound Dinosaur Was Once The Biggest Creature To Walk Planet Earth

Its name translates to "a giant thunderclap at dawn" — and it's easy to see why.
DNA Testing Could Help Conservationists To Stop Cartels Behind The Elephant Ivory Trade

DNA Testing Could Help Conservationists To Stop Cartels Behind The Elephant Ivory Trade

Researchers discovered that cartels often separate tusk pairs in order to cover up their tracks, but this practice might end up leading law enforcement straight to them.
Oldest Known Human Drawing Found – And Some People Are Calling It The World’s First Hashtag

Oldest Known Human Drawing Found – And Some People Are Calling It The World’s First Hashtag

The abstract nature of the drawing has experts wondering about its meaning.
33 Ancient History Facts You Definitely Didn’t Learn In School

33 Ancient History Facts You Definitely Didn’t Learn In School

From China and Egypt to Rome and Greece, these ancient history facts are too raunchy, outrageous, and weird for any textbook you've ever read.
Nearly 90 Elephants, Killed For Their Tusks, Found Dead Near Wildlife Sanctuary In Botswana

Nearly 90 Elephants, Killed For Their Tusks, Found Dead Near Wildlife Sanctuary In Botswana

The discovery of the elephant carcasses comes just a few months after the country's strict anti-poaching policy was changed.
Germany Returns Skulls Of Namibian Genocide Victims — But Still Won’t Apologize For Killing Thousands

Germany Returns Skulls Of Namibian Genocide Victims — But Still Won’t Apologize For Killing Thousands

Almost 40 years before the Holocaust, the concentration camp imprisonment and mass murder of the Herero and Nama people marked the first genocide of the 20th century.