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Hunt for ancient royal tomb at Teotihuacan pyramid turns up mysterious mercury

A Mexican archaeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a tunnel deep beneath a pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step …

Archaeology

A mother's solace: A letter from a World War I enemy

In 1922, four years after her American son was killed in action in World War I, Sallie Maxwell Bennett received a letter from Emil Merkelbach, a …

Smithsonian

The case against the 'accountant of Auschwitz' | DW | 21.04.2015

"One night in January 1943, I saw, for the first time, the Jews being gassed. I heard the panicked screams of human beings as the doors were closed." …

Auschwitz

George R.R. Martin Responds To A 13-Year-Old Fan Who Asked To Die A Grisly Death On ‘Game Of Thrones’

As many of you know, George R.R. Martin held an online fundraiser last month on behalf of a Wolf Sanctuary. The grand prize in that fundraiser was the opportunity to go on a helicopter ride and look at some wolves. However, if you donated $20,000, you also got to be killed in Martin’s next novel in …

Anne Frank died a month earlier than thought, Dutch museum says

Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than previously thought, the Amsterdam …

Woolly Mammoth DNA Successfully Spliced Into Elephant Cells

But don’t expect mammoth clones anytime soon<p>A group of researchers are getting closer to bringing the extinct woolly mammoth back to life. Geneticist George Church’s lab at Harvard University successfully copied genes from frozen woolly mammoths and pasted them into the genome of an Asian …

Genetics

DNA reveals history of vanished 'Paleo-Eskimos'

<b>A new "genetic prehistory" provides the best picture ever assembled of how the North American Arctic was populated, from 6,000 years ago to the present.</b><p>DNA sequences from living and ancient inhabitants show a single influx from Siberia produced all the "Paleo-Eskimo" cultures, which died out 700 …

Anthropology

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

Benedict Cumberbatch Does 11 Impressions In One Minute

Benedict Cumberbatch is in a movie coming out later this month called "The Imitation Game." It's an emotionally harrowing, true-life story of the team of mathematicians that broke the seemingly impenetrable German Enigma code during World War II. It was a huge victory but also meant that the …

Is This the Other Sexiest Man Alive?

Benedict Cumberbatch may not have made it onto the cover of <i>People</i>’s Sexiest Man of the Year, but he did land another coveted one: <i>TIME</i>’s Genius Issue …

The Imitation Game

The acting of Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the reasons to go see this film. Another reason is this. <i>The</i> <i>Imitation Game</i> is a movie about ideas and how …

Alan Turing

20 Coolest Baby Names Inspired By 'Frozen'

<b>Aksel</b>, <b>Axel</b>: This name may sound perfect for a rockstar or a muscle-car mechanic, but it has deep Nordic roots and a grounded history. The Danish form …

Mark Twain