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This Week In History, June 18 – 24

This Week In History, June 18 – 24

A new Smithsonian documentary brings the truth about the U.S.' favorite indigenous American princess to light.
The Bizarre Hanging Coffins Of China And The Philippines

The Bizarre Hanging Coffins Of China And The Philippines

Why did this ancient tradition begin?
Ancient “City Of Giants” Uncovered In Ethiopia Reveals Origins Of Islam In The Region

Ancient “City Of Giants” Uncovered In Ethiopia Reveals Origins Of Islam In The Region

The site in the Harlaa region of Ethiopia suggests a long history of trade and communication in North Africa and the Middle East.
Mummy Head Of Ancient Egyptian Dignitary Reconstructed In Remarkable Detail

Mummy Head Of Ancient Egyptian Dignitary Reconstructed In Remarkable Detail

Thanks to evolving forensic science, researchers now know what this legendary mummy's face looks like.
This Week In History, June 11 – 17

This Week In History, June 11 – 17

Faceless fish caught, 8th wonder rediscovered, Civil War bodies found, Jefferson Davis Day celebrated, Aztec temple unearthed.
Aztec Temple Containing Severed Necks Of 32 Children Unearthed In Mexico

Aztec Temple Containing Severed Necks Of 32 Children Unearthed In Mexico

The site was in use from 1481 to 1519, researchers say.
The Five Most Important Battles Of Ancient Greece

The Five Most Important Battles Of Ancient Greece

From the 300 Spartans to the original Marathon, we have good reason to remember these battles more than 2,000 years later.
Prehistoric Baby Bird Found Incredibly Well-Preserved In Amber

Prehistoric Baby Bird Found Incredibly Well-Preserved In Amber

A baby bird from the Cretaceous period has been preserved for tens of millions of years.
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.
Oldest-Known Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco

Oldest-Known Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in Morocco

The "cradle of mankind" is bigger than researchers thought.