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Ancient Stone Age Settlement Discovered At The Bottom Of A Lake In Finland

Ancient Stone Age Settlement Discovered At The Bottom Of A Lake In Finland

Before this discovery, there was a 4,000-year-old gap in archaeological evidence of human activity in the area.
How Sandra Ávila Beltrán Became The Cartel Leader Known As ‘The Queen of the Pacific’

How Sandra Ávila Beltrán Became The Cartel Leader Known As ‘The Queen of the Pacific’

The daughter of a cartel leader, Sandra Ávila Beltrán grew up surrounded by piles of cash — and never looked back.
Intricately-Designed 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shoe Found Inside A Well

Intricately-Designed 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shoe Found Inside A Well

Intricately-designed and highly fashionable, this Ancient Roman shoe reveals a lot about how footwear functioned in Rome.
A City Lost For Centuries Has Been Uncovered By Archaeologists in Rural Kansas

A City Lost For Centuries Has Been Uncovered By Archaeologists in Rural Kansas

"Lots of artifacts have been taken from here. Now we know why. There were 20,000 people living here for over 200 years."
<em>Mary Celeste</em>: What Actually Happened Aboard The Notorious Ghost Ship

Mary Celeste: What Actually Happened Aboard The Notorious Ghost Ship

Learn the likely fate of the Mary Celeste, the ghost ship found deserted in the Atlantic near the Azores Islands on Dec. 5, 1872.
Nathaniel Bar-Jonah: The 300-Pound Child Murderer And Suspected Cannibal

Nathaniel Bar-Jonah: The 300-Pound Child Murderer And Suspected Cannibal

Nathaniel Bar-Jonah was accused of murdering a child. Soon, his neighbors remembered the strange meat he'd given them years before.
Aretha Franklin Offered To Post Angela Davis’ Bail In 1970 Because She Wanted “Freedom For Black People”

Aretha Franklin Offered To Post Angela Davis’ Bail In 1970 Because She Wanted “Freedom For Black People”

"I have the money; I got it from Black people — they've made me financially able to have it — and I want to use it in ways that will help our people."
This Week In History News, Aug. 12 – 18

This Week In History News, Aug. 12 – 18

Hidden World War II message uncovered, link between walruses and Vikings' demise found, oldest Egyptian embalming recipe unearthed.
Archaeologists Have Just Found The World’s Oldest Cheese In An Ancient Egyptian Tomb

Archaeologists Have Just Found The World’s Oldest Cheese In An Ancient Egyptian Tomb

"The material analyzed in this study is probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found to date."
The Story Of The Rat Pack, In 33 Captivating Photos

The Story Of The Rat Pack, In 33 Captivating Photos

From their 1950s origins to their 1980s farewell, this is the story of the Rat Pack — onstage and off.
5,600-Year-Old Mummy Reveals Oldest Egyptian Embalming Recipe Ever Found

5,600-Year-Old Mummy Reveals Oldest Egyptian Embalming Recipe Ever Found

Fred proves that Egyptians had been using embalming practices for more than 1,500 years longer than scientists believed.