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Top 10 Mysteries of Ancient or Lost Civilizations

Understanding our past is what historians and anthropologists seek to do. Looking back we will witness civilizations rise and fall, as humanity walks …

Nazi's 'Perfect Aryan' Baby, Hessy Taft, Was Actually Jewish, And Now She's All Grown Up

In 1935 the German Nazi party held a contest to find the most perfect Aryan baby who would then be featured on the cover of Sonne ins Hause, a Nazi family magazine. They found their ideal baby but never found out that she was in fact Jewish.<p>Hessy Taft was six months old when her mother, Pauline …

Revealed: Himmler's secret quest to locate the 'Aryan Holy Grail'

Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Nazi SS, made a secret wartime mission to an abbey in Spain in search of what he believed was the Aryan Holy Grail, …

The Aryan Race: Time to Forget About It?

The idea of the Aryan race has seemed historical fact ever since the Nazis embraced its myth. Seeking a racial foil to those dubious Semites, they …

Stalin and his cursed cause

<b>Stalin’s Curse: Battling for Communism in War and Cold War.</b> By Robert Gellately. <i>Knopf; 464 pages; $32.50. Oxford University Press; £20.</i> Buy from …

U.S. Army & the Holocaust

On April 5, 1945, units from the American Fourth Armored Division of the Third Army were the first Americans to discover a camp with prisoners and …

Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos For First Time. Are We Facing A New Era Of Eugenics?

Are scientists playing with fire?<p>That's suddenly a big question for bioethicists, now that researchers in China have confirmed that they genetically modified human embryos for the first time ever.<p>Rumors about the research first circulated in March, inciting a debate over its implications. Some …