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The mummified body, which was covered in animal skin, was found in Mongolia. Continue reading
According to Mongolian historians, much of the series' plot plays fast and loose with the facts.
Medical equipment on the vessel that served as the flagship of the pirate Blackbeard suggests the buccaneer had to toil to keep his crew healthy.
Skull fractures can lead to an early death, even if the victims initially survived the injuries, historic skulls show.
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
As a fierce nor'easter bears down on the East Coast, look back at other big blizzards that crippled the nation's biggest city.
The numbers were painted on the arches of the Colosseum to guide visitors to their respective stands, according to their social class.
A coup this week in Yemen has left what many worry is a power vacuum in the region, in a country already beset with violent groups vying for control. Amy examines the current facts on the ground in the Middle East's poorest country.
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