26 Incredible Photos Of New York City Before It Became New York City
When America's biggest city was mostly farmland.
This Week In History News, September 3 – 9
Excalibur possibly found, ancient city to be washed away, pre-Pyramid ruins discovered in Canada, mysterious manuscript decoded, new Holocaust revelations come to light.
Why The Body Of “America’s First Serial Killer” — H.H. Holmes — Was Just Exhumed
The rumors state the Holmes somehow escaped his execution and moved to South America or even became Jack the Ripper.
Mayan Child Sacrifices Found Buried With “Supernatural” Stones
"In the Mesoamerican tradition obsidian has a divine origin, imbuing the material with supernatural power."
Source Of Mysterious “Excalibur” Sword Found In Lake Revealed
The mystery behind the sword found by a young girl in a legendary pool has been solved and it involves an offering to the Gods.
Meet The Inca Ice Maiden, Perhaps The Best-Preserved Mummy In Human History
She was sacrificed to the gods and left in the mountains, where she stayed for 550 years.
38 Rousing Photos Of The American Workers That Helped The Allies Win World War II
Wars are waged not only on the battlefield, but also on the home front.
Meet The Woman Who Mowed Down Nazi Warplanes During WWII
Annie Ferguson recalls her time serving in the British Auxiliary during WWII and helping bring down the Nazi regime.
The Mystery Of The 600-Year-Old Voynich Manuscript Has Been Solved, Says U.K. Academic
His theory is a bit.... different.
1,200-Year-Old Viking Sword Discovered On Norwegian Mountain
Researchers were able to determine that the sword dates back to 850-950 AD, and was likely owned by a Viking swordsman.
Ancient Ruins Older Than The Pyramids Discovered In Canada
A researcher at the site said, "I remember when we got the dates back, and we just sat back and said 'Holy moly, this is old.'"