Top 10 Remarkable Escapes Across The Berlin Wall

Top 10 Remarkable Escapes Across The Berlin Wall

History Sam DunsmoreAugust 12, 2017 After World War II, an estimated 2.5 million East Germans fled to West Germany. East Germany had lost a sixth of its population, and the government wanted to stop their people from leaving. They closed...
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Top 10 Remarkable Teenagers Of World War II

Top 10 Remarkable Teenagers Of World War II

History Sam DunsmoreJune 13, 2017 Many people were horrified at Adolf Hitler’s actions during World War II. Teenagers were no exception. Young people all around the world wanted to do anything they could to stop Hitler’s slaughter. The following 10...
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Top 10 Remarkable Traits Neanderthals Have In Common With Humans

Top 10 Remarkable Traits Neanderthals Have In Common With Humans

Humans Jana Louise SmitApril 20, 2017 The line separating Homo sapiens and Neanderthals is thinning. Scholars are no longer even sure if the two are different species. While Neanderthals are long-extinct (and possibly a subspecies of modern humans), archaeolog...
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10 Remarkable Discoveries That Came From Ancient DNA

Humans Jana Louise SmitFebruary 24, 2017 Much of human history is not written on paper but in our genes. Some genes show the true, unexpected origins of cultures and the desperate evolution to survive pandemics while others have remained unchanged...
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Top 10 Remarkable Moments Involving Mummies

Top 10 Remarkable Moments Involving Mummies

Creepy Jana Louise Smit February 11, 2017 Mummies aren’t just for museum viewing and freaking out sensitive moviegoers. Sometimes, these time capsules return lost information capable of answering mysteries—or, just as easily, starting some fresh ones. As s...
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10 Remarkable Discoveries We Made By Digging Through Garbage

History Radu Alexander November 20, 2016 One culture’s trash is another one’s treasure. That’s the belief held by scientists who practice garbology, the study of trash. Garbage is something that all civilizations create. By studying the waste left behind...
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10 Remarkable Archaeological Finds In Swamps

History Jana Louise Smit November 18, 2016 Swamps aren’t just for Hollywood anacondas. They’re perfect history pockets. Their general inaccessibility allows artifacts, bodies, and even cities to await discovery without being damaged or looted. The physical...
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