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This Week In History News, Nov. 12 – 18

This Week In History News, Nov. 12 – 18

Buddha's remains possibly unearthed, rare "living fossil" shark caught by fishermen, Earth's oldest winemaking site found.
The Story Of Richard Speck, Who Killed 8 Nursing Students In One Night

The Story Of Richard Speck, Who Killed 8 Nursing Students In One Night

Richard Speck's murders were one of the first times in 20th century American history that someone had killed so many people at random.
The Actual Buddha’s Remains May Have Just Been Found

The Actual Buddha’s Remains May Have Just Been Found

The two monks named in the inscription, Yunjiang and Zhiming, are said to have spent 20 years collecting these relics of the Buddha.
16 Historic Figures You Never Knew Died In Really Bizarre Ways

16 Historic Figures You Never Knew Died In Really Bizarre Ways

Many of history's most important figures have suffered strange deaths that do not seem to befit their noble legacy.
44 Ancient Egypt Facts That Separate Myth From Truth

44 Ancient Egypt Facts That Separate Myth From Truth

From who really built the pyramids to Cleopatra's favorite prank, these are the most fascinating Ancient Egypt facts you'll ever read.
14 Of History’s Most Important Archaeological Discoveries And Sites

14 Of History’s Most Important Archaeological Discoveries And Sites

From Pompeii to King Tut's Tomb, discover some of history's most interesting archaeological discoveries and sites.
29 Pieces Of Erotic Art That Prove People Have Always Loved Sex

29 Pieces Of Erotic Art That Prove People Have Always Loved Sex

From Rome to India to the Americas, erotic art has always existed throughout the ancient world, proving that people have always loved sex.
This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Hidden chamber found in Great Pyramid, pandas claimed to have not originated in China, art looted by Nazis placed on display for first time.
Why People In China Used To Eat Human Corpses Dipped In Honey

Why People In China Used To Eat Human Corpses Dipped In Honey

Sure, they were cannibals, but at least they covered their human-food in sugar first.
Researchers Find Hidden Space In Great Pyramid Of Giza Using Cosmic Rays

Researchers Find Hidden Space In Great Pyramid Of Giza Using Cosmic Rays

The scientists used a new technology called a muon scan to locate the void.
This Week In History News, Oct. 22 – 28

This Week In History News, Oct. 22 – 28

New book identifies Black Dahlia killer, unusual ancient tradition may be spreading the plague in Madagascar, and the JFK assassination files contain surprising revelations.