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The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever

The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever

The earthquakes, weather events, and tsunamis caused by the Krakatoa eruption of 1883 were felt even thousands of miles away.
This Week In History News, Apr. 7 – 13

This Week In History News, Apr. 7 – 13

Ancient Pompeiian food stands uncovered, last known African-born survivor of the transatlantic slave trade identified, Albert Einstein's letters detailing Nazi fears auctioned off.
This Week In History News, Jan. 20 – 26

This Week In History News, Jan. 20 – 26

Preserved horse found at Pompeii, "missing link" in human evolution unearthed by accident, and ancient food remains reveal what our ancestors ate.
This Week In History News, Nov. 18 – 24

This Week In History News, Nov. 18 – 24

Photo of Hitler hugging a Jewish girl sells at auction, Harvard researcher determines history's worst year, archaeologists unearth Egyptian cat mummies.
Meet Jadav Payeng: The “Forest Man Of India” Who Created An Entire Forest Himself Over 40 Years

Meet Jadav Payeng: The “Forest Man Of India” Who Created An Entire Forest Himself Over 40 Years

Jadav Payeng would not sit idly by while his island home flooded and washed away. He started to plant trees. He has since created a 1,000-acre forest home to snakes, monkeys, and elephants alike.
Harvard Researcher Determines That 536 A.D. Was History’s Worst Year — Here’s Why

Harvard Researcher Determines That 536 A.D. Was History’s Worst Year — Here’s Why

If you think 2018 is bad, this new research will prove that things could be much worse on planet Earth.
This Week In History News, Nov. 4 – 10

This Week In History News, Nov. 4 – 10

Haunting Pompeii skeletons unearthed, Salem witch trials house goes up for sale, mysteries of Egypt's pyramids unlocked.
Skeleton Family Killed By Vesuvius Blast Found Huddled Together In A Room In Pompeii

Skeleton Family Killed By Vesuvius Blast Found Huddled Together In A Room In Pompeii

The skeletons were remarkably found undisturbed in a small room, untouched for nearly 2,000 years.
Herbert Mullin: The Man Who Tried To Prevent An Earthquake By Killing 13 People

Herbert Mullin: The Man Who Tried To Prevent An Earthquake By Killing 13 People

In 1972-1973, Herbert Mullin killed 13 people in California because he thought it could stop an earthquake. This is his chilling story.
This Week In History News, Oct. 14 – 20

This Week In History News, Oct. 14 – 20

Iron Age chariot discovered with horse and rider, Neanderthal found to be eaten by giant bird, Vesuvius believed to have boiled the blood and brains of its victims.
Roman Shrine Preserved For 2,000 Years By Ash From Vesuvius Eruption Unearthed At Pompeii

Roman Shrine Preserved For 2,000 Years By Ash From Vesuvius Eruption Unearthed At Pompeii

The shrine, known as a lararium, is surrounded by well-preserved paintings and murals depicting animals, deities, and more.