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This Week In History News, Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

This Week In History News, Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

Cambodian genocide perpetrators brought to justice, ancient Trojan city uncovered in Greece, erotic Roman fresco found in Pompeii.
Helicopter Spider Mom Nurses Her Babies With Milk Four Times Richer Than Cow’s Milk

Helicopter Spider Mom Nurses Her Babies With Milk Four Times Richer Than Cow’s Milk

Toxeus magnus will nurse her spiderlings well into their "teens" with a protein-rich milk-like substance secreted from her birth canal.
Record-Setting Face Transplant Gives California Man New Lease On Life

Record-Setting Face Transplant Gives California Man New Lease On Life

Eleven months ago, Cameron Underwood was without most of his lower jaw, his nose, and all but one of this teeth.
This Mystery Surrounding The Ancient Chinese Pyramids Has Just Been Solved

This Mystery Surrounding The Ancient Chinese Pyramids Has Just Been Solved

Researchers thought that human error might have been the cause for the pyramids' odd alignment, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
In The Future, The Earth Might Be Just One Giant Continent, Experts Predict

In The Future, The Earth Might Be Just One Giant Continent, Experts Predict

Researchers have come up with four potential constructions of the next supercontinent, but which of these scenarios is the likeliest depends on who you ask.
Oklahoma Fears Collapse As Supreme Court Decides Whether To Return Half Its Land To The Cherokee

Oklahoma Fears Collapse As Supreme Court Decides Whether To Return Half Its Land To The Cherokee

How one murder case from 2004 could result in the most significant restoration of tribal jurisdiction over Native American land in U.S. history.
This Interactive “Murder Map” Will Tell You Where You’d Most Likely Get Killed In Medieval London

This Interactive “Murder Map” Will Tell You Where You’d Most Likely Get Killed In Medieval London

The interactive map created by the University of Cambridge used coroners' reports between 1300 and 1340 A.D. to determine where, when, and how the most murders happened.
Unearthed Viking Artifacts Reveal These So-Called Barbarians’ Artsy Side

Unearthed Viking Artifacts Reveal These So-Called Barbarians’ Artsy Side

History has made the Vikings out to be a barbaric group of nomads that did nothing but rape and pillage — which might not be the case.
This Giant Cow Named ‘Knickers’ Had His Life Spared Because Butchers Deemed Him Too Big To Handle

This Giant Cow Named ‘Knickers’ Had His Life Spared Because Butchers Deemed Him Too Big To Handle

Knickers has become an overnight internet sensation because of his extreme size.
Marie Colvin: The Reporter Who Gave Up First An Eye, Then Everything, To Bear Witness

Marie Colvin: The Reporter Who Gave Up First An Eye, Then Everything, To Bear Witness

Award-winning correspondent Marie Colvin gave an eye to tell the truth on the Sri Lankan Civil War, and when civil war broke out in Syria, she gave her life.
Norwegian Cruise Company Will Use Dead Fish Waste To Fuel Their Ships

Norwegian Cruise Company Will Use Dead Fish Waste To Fuel Their Ships

The cruise ship company Hurtigruten hopes to become completely carbon-neutral by 2050.