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The Five Most Influential Alchemists In History

The Five Most Influential Alchemists In History

The prospect of magically changing the world around us resonated with many well-respected scientists throughout the ages.
More Human Remains Found In Civil War Confederate Submarine

More Human Remains Found In Civil War Confederate Submarine

New discoveries add clarity to how the legendary submarine functioned.
Kids Who Drink Non-Cow Milk End Up Shorter, New Research Shows

Kids Who Drink Non-Cow Milk End Up Shorter, New Research Shows

Drinking products like almond, rice, and soy milk can cause kids to be noticeably shorter than those who drink cow's milk.
Police Dog Fired For Being Too Friendly, Given Fancy New Job Instead

Police Dog Fired For Being Too Friendly, Given Fancy New Job Instead

Gavel the German Shepherd was deemed too sociable for life on the force, so he's now officially been made Vice-Regal Dog instead.
Bald Men Are Targets Of Ritualistic Murder, Police In Mozambique Warn

Bald Men Are Targets Of Ritualistic Murder, Police In Mozambique Warn

At least five people have been murdered for their baldness, police say.
This Week In History, June 4 – June 10

This Week In History, June 4 – June 10

Mummy DNA uncovered, dinosaur-era bird found, ancient Roman cat pawprint discovered, oldest homo sapiens fossil unearthed, Van Gogh paintings made into film.
Six Of The Craziest And Most Terrifying Gods Ever Described

Six Of The Craziest And Most Terrifying Gods Ever Described

Tales of sex, violence, betrayal, incest, and more violence.
This Week In History, May 28 – June 3

This Week In History, May 28 – June 3

New Tiananmen Square photos, uncovered WWII bombers, Hemingway's love letters, Australia's faceless fish, Earth's mass extinction event.
The African-American Experience Visualized At The Turn Of The 20th Century

The African-American Experience Visualized At The Turn Of The 20th Century

A revealing look at the African-American experience at the dawn of the 20th century.
How Rock Hudson Changed The Way The U.S. Treated The AIDS Epidemic

How Rock Hudson Changed The Way The U.S. Treated The AIDS Epidemic

Hollywood's "Gentle Giant" shocked the world in 1985—and this shock would continue to make waves well after his death.
Anti-Immigration Party Comes Up With Most Outlandish Reason To Ban Burqas Yet

Anti-Immigration Party Comes Up With Most Outlandish Reason To Ban Burqas Yet

According to the UK Independence Party, the burka is bad for many reasons — especially for women's bones.