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Mar 29, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Why would thieves have stolen Shakespeare's skull? Back in the day, grave robbing was big business.
Feb 25, 2016 11:52 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A woman and child were buried more than 2,500 years ago with several previously slaughtered and butchered turtles.
Nov 18, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The harsh burial of the teenage girl suggests she was seen as a danger even when dead.
Sep 23, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 9,000-year-old skull was recovered in Brazil with two severed hands covering the face.
Sep 14, 2015 11:56 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
When storms blew over a massive, centuries-old beech tree in Ireland, a Medieval teenager's remains became exposed.
Aug 31, 2015 01:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
Jun 22, 2015 09:59 AM ET // Discovery News
The fetus was found inside the bishop's coffin -- tucked under his feet.
Jun 19, 2015 09:18 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his temple once held nearly 8 million mummified pups.
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