The photo of a dead toddler on a beach is the latest in a history of powerful images that hit humanity in the gut.
Construction workers initially tried to hide the elaborate Roman-era coffin after stumbling upon it at a building site.
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.
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 →
Corned beef, potted shrimp and dumplings were on a Titanic lunch menu dated the day before the sinking.
The Islamic State jihadist group has blown up parts of the Temple of Bel in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra.
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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