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This Week In History News, Nov. 5 – 11

This Week In History News, Nov. 5 – 11

Grasshopper found in Van Gogh painting, prehistoric cave lion unearthed in Russia, ancient wolf-sized otter discovered in China.
These Are The Fattest States In America, According To A New Report

These Are The Fattest States In America, According To A New Report

Many of these states also rate as among the worst for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and type two diabetes.
How The Death Of The Dinosaurs Is Why We Sleep At Night

How The Death Of The Dinosaurs Is Why We Sleep At Night

The theory that supports this is known as the “nocturnal bottleneck hypothesis.”
Doctor On Transgender Women Giving Birth: ‘You Could Do It Tomorrow’

Doctor On Transgender Women Giving Birth: ‘You Could Do It Tomorrow’

Since 2014, Sweden has successfully performed five similar procedures.
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.
Inside Unit 731, World War II Japan’s Sickening Human Experiments Program

Inside Unit 731, World War II Japan’s Sickening Human Experiments Program

Six of the most disturbing "experiments" conducted by Unit 731, some of history's worst war criminals to ever get away with it.
5 Creepy Remedies From The Nightmarish Annals Of Medical History

5 Creepy Remedies From The Nightmarish Annals Of Medical History

From the sun ray to the skin tube, these haunting vintage medical treatments actually inspired techniques still in use today.
The Cat Telephone: How To Scientists Turned A Live Cat Into A Working Phone

The Cat Telephone: How To Scientists Turned A Live Cat Into A Working Phone

Ernest Glen Wever and Charles William Bray set out to learn more about how sound is perceived by the auditory nerve.
That Time A U.S. President Approved An Actual Journey To The Center Of The Earth

That Time A U.S. President Approved An Actual Journey To The Center Of The Earth

The mission actually did take place, after its leaders changed their goals — or at least pretended to.
NASA Found A Planet That Snows Sunscreen

NASA Found A Planet That Snows Sunscreen

Ironically, the sunscreen snow only falls on the planet's perpetually dark side.
The 6 Most Evil Human Experiments Perpetrated By The U.S. Government

The 6 Most Evil Human Experiments Perpetrated By The U.S. Government

They used American citizens as test subjects and got away with it for decades.