It was 26 years ago today, on November 9, 1989, that the Berlin Wall began coming down, brick by brick. Why was it erected in the first place?
Claims that a mysterious lost Nazi train has been found have created a bit of a treasure-hunting circus in Poland, prompting concerns about safety and questions about who's entitled to what from the train, assuming it exists.
At least 26 human skeletons discovered in Germany show that life in Neolithic Europe some 7,000 years ago could be horrific.
Scientists scanned the skeleton and found a pattern of deep loss of spongy bone in both the bone tissue of the humerus.
The children Allied soldiers fathered, then left behind, in World War II have their own tragedies to cope with. Continue reading →
Carbon dating showed the pastries were made between 1700 and 1800.
The baked goods were totally carbonized, which is why they have been preserved for some 250 years. Continue reading →
By next year, German chancellor Angela Merkel will become the longest-serving female leader in history. Take a quick tour of her career and accomplishments.
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