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The Evolution Of The Art Of Drag In 33 Stunning, Historical Images

The Evolution Of The Art Of Drag In 33 Stunning, Historical Images

Dressing in drag was once just a means of fulfilling female parts in plays — and now it's become a worldwide phenomenon.
This Week In History News, Dec. 9 – 15

This Week In History News, Dec. 9 – 15

500-year-old skeleton with thigh-high leather boots unearthed, Einstein's "God letter" sold at auction, Crusades-era gold coins uncovered.
The Grand Legacy That Humans Will Leave behind Will Most Likely Be Chicken Bones

The Grand Legacy That Humans Will Leave behind Will Most Likely Be Chicken Bones

That's right — chicken.
Penguin Poop Is So Pink And Plentiful That It Can Be Seen From Space

Penguin Poop Is So Pink And Plentiful That It Can Be Seen From Space

Satellite images of penguin poop in Antarctica allowed researchers to make an important discovery about the Adélie colonies there.
The Eerie Reason Why Ships Full Of Dead Bodies Keep Washing Up In Japan

The Eerie Reason Why Ships Full Of Dead Bodies Keep Washing Up In Japan

Small Japanese fishing villages have been visited by abandoned fishing vessels, some awash with dead bodies. But the reason why this may be is even more startling than their discovery.
More Than 1,000 Unexploded 18th-Century Rockets Were Just Discovered In India

More Than 1,000 Unexploded 18th-Century Rockets Were Just Discovered In India

The rockets are believed to have belonged to the 18th-century warrior king Tipu Sultan, who used them to fight British East India Company.
Baby Born From The Transplanted Uterus Of A Deceased Woman In World’s First

Baby Born From The Transplanted Uterus Of A Deceased Woman In World’s First

“We talk about lifesaving transplants. This is a life-giving transplant.”
This Week In History News, Dec. 2 – 8

This Week In History News, Dec. 2 – 8

Half of Oklahoma may be returned to the Cherokee, archaeologists uncover two mummies in Egypt, murder map reveals the danger spots of medieval London.
12 Famous Explorers That Changed The Face Of The World

12 Famous Explorers That Changed The Face Of The World

Without these individuals braving new and uncharted territory, the world today would look very different.
A Trove Of 900-Year-Old Crusade-Era Gold Coins Was Discovered In Israel On The First Night Of Hanukkah

A Trove Of 900-Year-Old Crusade-Era Gold Coins Was Discovered In Israel On The First Night Of Hanukkah

"It is symbolic that the gold coins were discovered on the eve of Hanukkah. For us, this is certainly ‘Hanukkah gelt.’”
Felix Hoffmann Invented A Painkiller, Aspirin, But Then Also Synthesized A Plain Killer, Heroin

Felix Hoffmann Invented A Painkiller, Aspirin, But Then Also Synthesized A Plain Killer, Heroin

Determined to alleviate his father's arthritis, Felix Hoffmann made a pain reliever that was safe for everyday use. But then he synthesized something far more potent.