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Ancient Roman Grave Site Shows Child Was Subjected To ‘Vampire Burial’ To Prevent Him From Rising From The Grave

Ancient Roman Grave Site Shows Child Was Subjected To ‘Vampire Burial’ To Prevent Him From Rising From The Grave

The Ancient Romans feared that "evils" would haunt them from the grave — and took drastic measures to keep that from happening.
‘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.
This Week In History News, Oct. 7 – 13

This Week In History News, Oct. 7 – 13

Girl pulls ancient sword from lake, researchers uncover identity of New York mystery mummy, lasers reveal hidden Maya structures.
A Medieval Knight Reenactor Died After Accidentally Impaling Himself With His Lance

A Medieval Knight Reenactor Died After Accidentally Impaling Himself With His Lance

“Something happened with that spear and he lost control of it or it turned, hit the ground, and as his horse was moving, the tip of it went into him.”
Who Needs Men? Two Female Mice Successfully Produce Healthy Offspring

Who Needs Men? Two Female Mice Successfully Produce Healthy Offspring

The genetic editing and stem cell research used on these mice is a long way from being used on humans, and some critics are wondering if it ever should be.
An Iron Age Chariot With Horse And Rider In Tow Was Discovered In England

An Iron Age Chariot With Horse And Rider In Tow Was Discovered In England

While the practice of burying chariots may not have been unusual for the time period, finding horses and a driver included in the burial is.
A Moon Can Have Its Own Moon And The Internet Wants Them To Be Called Moonmoons

A Moon Can Have Its Own Moon And The Internet Wants Them To Be Called Moonmoons

While moonmoon is the Internet's favorite title, other names like "submoon," "moonlet," and "moonito" have all been suggested.
115,000-Year-Old Bones Found In Poland Reveal Neanderthal Child Eaten By Gigantic Prehistoric Bird

115,000-Year-Old Bones Found In Poland Reveal Neanderthal Child Eaten By Gigantic Prehistoric Bird

Researchers realized the bones were so porous because they'd passed through the digestive system of an enormous bird.
Man ‘Pranks’ His Girlfriend By Selling Her On Ebay — And The Bids Reached $119,000

Man ‘Pranks’ His Girlfriend By Selling Her On Ebay — And The Bids Reached $119,000

The couple was shocked to see their innocent prank quickly become a high-priced, international bidding war.
Mystery Behind Why The Easter Island Statues Were Built May Finally Be Solved

Mystery Behind Why The Easter Island Statues Were Built May Finally Be Solved

A high concentration of the 900 statues are located on the coast of the remote island and researchers have always wondering why – until now.
Greece Officially Bans Overweight Tourists From Riding Their Donkeys

Greece Officially Bans Overweight Tourists From Riding Their Donkeys

The ruling comes after animal rights groups garnered media attention surrounding the poor treatment of the donkeys, which included carrying burdensome loads.