Viking Ship Burial

ADVERTISEMENTS ADVERTISEMENTS In the sleepy fields of Østfold County in Norway, archaeologists have found a vast Viking cemetery, complete with a traditional Viking ship burial just centimeters beneath the topsoil. The cemetery is home to at least seven burial mounds, historically used by cultures across the world to cover a grave. Learn more: Viking Ship […]

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Child Given A Vampire Burial

The partial skeleton was unearthed in La Necropoli dei Bambini, or the Cemetery of the Babies, a mass burial site in Umbria, Central Italy, that appears to have been dedicated to the young victims of a malaria outbreak that occurred in the region around 450 CE. Learn more: Child Given A Vampire Burial ADVERTISEMENTS

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Pentagon’s Plan To Deliver Viruses Via Insects

It sounds like something from an anti-science conspiracy theory website, but instead it’s been published in one of the world’s most prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Five scientists and ethicists have expressed alarm that a new transgenic technology is a cover for biological weapons. Learn more: Pentagon’s Plan To Deliver Viruses Via Insects

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Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Could Reverse Diabetes

Nearly 100 years after it was developed, the Calmette-Guerin (perhaps better known as the BCG) vaccine continues to astonish scientists with its far-reaching impact on the human immune system. In the latest research, a team from the Massachusetts General Hospital Immunobiology Laboratory show how exposure to the bacteria in the vaccine can restore normal blood […]

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A Single Tweet Just Cost Elon Musk $20 Million

A tweet can be worth a thousand words, or in Elon Musk’s case, millions of dollars. And people on Twitter are having a riotous time with the news. Learn more: A Single Tweet Just Cost Elon Musk $20 Million

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A Radioactive Ghost Town In Chernobyl

Eric explores an abandoned town in Chernobyl. He discovers that the town is still radioactive in a scary way.

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Tom Brady’s Infamous Football Cheating Scandal

Deflategate was a National Football League (NFL) controversy involving the allegation that the New England Patriots deliberately deflated footballs used in their victory against the Indianapolis Colts in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship Game of the 2014–15 NFL playoffs. The controversy resulted in Patriots quarterback Tom Brady being suspended for four games and the […]

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How Would You Escape This Murder Room?

Imagine a situation that you are trapped inside a murder room. How will you escape?

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The Conspiracy Of Muhammad Ali’s Fixed Fight

The two fights between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston for boxing’s World Heavyweight Championship were among the most anticipated, watched and controversial fights in the sport’s history. Sports Illustrated magazine named their first meeting, the Liston–Clay fight (Ali had not yet changed his name from Cassius Clay), as the fourth greatest sports moment of the […]

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Giant Artifact From The Ancient World

Lake Iznik in Turkey has been holding onto some secrets for centuries. Thanks to some aerial photographs, archaeologists have realized that the Turkish lake holds the sunken ruins of an ancient church and perhaps even a pagan temple. Discover more: Giant Artifact From The Ancient World

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