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10 Mysterious Watery Graves

History Abraham Rinquist November 6, 2016 Shipwrecks, sacrificial slaughter, burial rites, accidents, and flooding create watery graves. Under the proper conditions, these remains can lay undisturbed for thousands of years. The remarkable state of some submerged specimens has allowed genetic...
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10 Astonishing And Tragic Facts Of 17th-Century Salem

History Adam R. Ramos November 5, 2016 Between February 1692 and May 1693, colonial Massachusetts was the scene of a mass hysteria sparked by false accusations from several young girls. By the time it was over, the resulting Salem witch...
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10 Archaeological Discoveries Consistent With Biblical Passages

History Cristian Violatti November 4, 2016 Some approaches to Biblical archaeology can be controversial: Rather than analyzing material evidence in an objective way, many archaeologists involved in this field have been accused of “forcing” the evidence to ...
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10 Recent Archaeological Finds That Rewrite History

History Radu Alexander November 3, 2016 Every year, our knowledge of the past improves a little bit. 2016 has been no different. Scientists have made several discoveries and revelations which have helped us better understand (and, in some cases, drastically...
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10 Daring Assassinations That Shocked Medieval Europe

History Alex Hanton November 1, 2016 Medieval Europe was a violent place where ruthless kings ruled with iron fists. Assassinations were an easy way of removing a tyrant or political enemy, and they were often carried out with shocking brutality....
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10 Misconceptions About Separation Of Church And State In The US

Misconceptions Jonathan H. Kantor November 1, 2016 One of the most contentious issues in a modern democracy like the United States is the wall of separation between the church and the state. In the US, this phrase is used incorrectly...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of Halloween

History Debra Kelly October 31, 2016 Whether it’s a solemn celebration honoring the spirits of the dead or a saccharine, candy-laden costume party, Halloween is a time when we look beyond the everyday and into the weird. Take a deeper...
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