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Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

In 1701, craftsmen from Denmark and Poland were hired by Frederick I of Prussia to create the Amber Room.
This Week In History News, Oct. 1 – 7

This Week In History News, Oct. 1 – 7

Philosopher's mummified head put on display, St. Nicholas' grave found, possible Mona Lisa prototype identified, human radiation experiments revealed, "Band of Brothers" vet laid to rest.
Topless Sketch May Be Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Prototype

Topless Sketch May Be Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Prototype

Experts now seek to find out whether this sketch was the precursor to da Vinci's iconic painting.
Someone Is Leaving Giant Wooden Penises In A Park And Police Want To Know Who

Someone Is Leaving Giant Wooden Penises In A Park And Police Want To Know Who

"Over a meter long, and very well made."
This Week In History, July 30 – August 5

This Week In History, July 30 – August 5

One Middle Eastern nation shares 93 percent of its DNA with this ancient race thought to be lost to history.
New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

In Tom Bob's unique hands, pipes quickly become sassy snakes, and a manhole cover transforms into an Oreo.
Alice Cooper Finds Andy Warhol Masterpiece In Storage

Alice Cooper Finds Andy Warhol Masterpiece In Storage

The Godfather of Shock Rock has, appropriately, found one of Warhol's "Little Electric Chair" silkscreens.
Salvador Dalí’s Body Was Just Dug Up, And His Mustache Is Still Intact

Salvador Dalí’s Body Was Just Dug Up, And His Mustache Is Still Intact

Death is no match for the surrealist painter's famous 'stache.
GoT Creators Are Making An Alt-History Show Where The South Won, And People Already Hate It

GoT Creators Are Making An Alt-History Show Where The South Won, And People Already Hate It

Unlike "Game of Thrones," people don't seem to be down with this fictional world.
Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Make Full-Scale Parthenon Where Nazis Burned Them

Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Make Full-Scale Parthenon Where Nazis Burned Them

In 1933, Nazis burned 2,000 books they found "subversive." A conceptual artist has just built a Parthenon of banned books where the burning took place.
World’s Oldest Coloring Book Discovered In Missouri Library

World’s Oldest Coloring Book Discovered In Missouri Library

A copy of the oldest known coloring book, from 1760, was discovered in the Missouri Botanical Garden's library.