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Archaeologists have uncovered more than 80 skulls of young women who may have been sacrificed 4,000 years ago in China.
The discovery of the Imperial Japanese Navy's mega-submarine, the I-400, solves a decades-old mystery.
Ancient quarries under Rome threaten modern buildings and streets with collapse, leading geologists to go underground to map the passageways.
The fate of a 17th century vessel that disappeared in the Great Lakes continues to cause controversy. Continue reading →
The alignment of the two holidays is a once in more than 70,000-year event.
Buddha's birthplace has been found and dated to the 6th century B.C., providing direct evidence for the nativity story of the Buddha himself. Continue reading →
JFK isn't the only leader to have died by another's hands. He joins a long list of leaders who were murdered, most often for political reasons.
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