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Severed review – a compelling cultural history of decapitation

Decapitation, with its unrivalled power to horrify and fascinate, has been a bizarre feature of life across continents and cultures throughout the centuries. From the axe-wielding Tudors at the Tower of London and the guillotines of revolutionary France to the shrunken heads of South America and …

Medieval Torture's 10 Biggest Myths

1 of 11<p>Rack ‘Em Up?<p>Immortalized in the film Braveheart and perhaps the most famous torture device of all time, the rack—which continually stretches …

Ancient History

Grotesque Mummy Head Reveals Advanced Medieval Science

In the second century, an ethnically Greek Roman named Galen became doctor to the gladiators. His glimpses into the human body via these warriors' …

Ancient History

Honoring USS Monitor's fallen heroes

(CBS News) NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - America is about to pay final respects to two of its fallen heroes more than a century after they lost their lives. …

American Civil War

Neanderthals' large eyes 'caused their demise'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/961000/961294_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655266_18e950bc80abdb6725642feb8600c818<p><b>A study of Neanderthal skulls suggests that they became extinct because they had larger eyes than our species.</b><p>As a result, more of their …