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Bribery and corruption have become so commonplace in Vladimir Putin's Russia that one economist said it's "not a problem but a business." How did things get so bad?
Thanks to the violent French Revolution, the real Madame Tussaud, Marie Grosholtz, walked an often bloody path on her journey to the forefront of wax sculpting.
After several deadly attacks and threats to its government, Turkey has officially declared war on ISIS. Is it possible Turkey could lose?
Corned beef, potted shrimp and dumplings were on a Titanic lunch menu dated the day before the sinking.
Radiocarbon dating carried out by experts at the University of Oxford may shed new light on the book's origins.
Archaeologists speculate it was a kind of monumental podium that attracted the public's attention when walking on the city's main street. Continue reading →
News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
Two anonymous fortune hunters claim to have pinpointed the Nazi-era loot, but a Polish official says there's no proof it exists.
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