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Archeologists Just Discovered The Remnants Of Germany’s Oldest Public Library

Archeologists Just Discovered The Remnants Of Germany’s Oldest Public Library

The building could have housed up to 20,000 scrolls and might even be the oldest library discovered in the north-west ancient Roman provinces.
Remains Of Tuskegee Airman Identified More Than 70 Years After His Death

Remains Of Tuskegee Airman Identified More Than 70 Years After His Death

Lawrence Dickson was declared M.I.A. in 1944 after his plane went down due to engine troubles somewhere over the Austria-Italy border.
Henri Charrière Claimed He Was Wrongly Imprisoned On The Inescapable Devil’s Island — Then He Escaped

Henri Charrière Claimed He Was Wrongly Imprisoned On The Inescapable Devil’s Island — Then He Escaped

How Henri Charrière escaped from one of history's most infamous prisons and then won his freedom from the government that he claimed had wrongly imprisoned him in the first place.
Is Richard Glossip The Most Wrongly Convicted Person Currently Sitting On Death Row?

Is Richard Glossip The Most Wrongly Convicted Person Currently Sitting On Death Row?

Richard Glossip is on death row for murder — based on the murderer's word alone.
King Zog Named Himself The King Of Albania, Then Survived Over 50 Assassination Attempts

King Zog Named Himself The King Of Albania, Then Survived Over 50 Assassination Attempts

He was the only Muslim king of modern Europe, and he survived over fifty assassination attempts as the last monarch of Albania.
Archaeologists Discover “Massive” Skeletons of Viking Descendants In Sicily

Archaeologists Discover “Massive” Skeletons of Viking Descendants In Sicily

According to a local anthropologist, "the tallness and massive build of skeletons" indicate their Viking background.
The Great Blizzard Of 1888 Was So Devastating That We’re Still Feeling Its Effects Today

The Great Blizzard Of 1888 Was So Devastating That We’re Still Feeling Its Effects Today

How the Blizzard of 1888 wreaked havoc, killed hundreds, and forced American cities into the modern age.
Why The Bermuda Triangle Vanishing Of The USS Cyclops Remains Chilling 100 Years Later

Why The Bermuda Triangle Vanishing Of The USS Cyclops Remains Chilling 100 Years Later

The crew of 309 aboard the USS Cyclops disappeared without a trace – and we're still left with more questions than answers.
Meet Ida Lewis, History’s Most Heroic Lighthouse Keeper

Meet Ida Lewis, History’s Most Heroic Lighthouse Keeper

Throughout the late 1800s, Ida Lewis braved the waters near Newport, R.I. — and saved 18 lives along the way.
Unique Discovery Of Ancient Handprint Gives A Rare Glimpse Into “Europe’s Lost People”

Unique Discovery Of Ancient Handprint Gives A Rare Glimpse Into “Europe’s Lost People”

"A handprint is so personal and individual that you can almost feel the presence of the copper smith and imagine what it must have been like working in there all those years ago.”
These Worms Unfrozen After More Than 30,000 Years Are Now The Oldest Living Animals On Earth

These Worms Unfrozen After More Than 30,000 Years Are Now The Oldest Living Animals On Earth

This is the first time a multicellular organism has been brought back to life after a such an extensive dormant period.