Genetic surprises pulled from 120,000-year-old bones showcase the nuanced history of this close human relative. In 1856, some curious remains turned up at a limestone quarry in the Neander Valley in Germany.
A powerful military commander born in Spain, Trajan was very good to his imperial subjects—but woe to the foreigners who opposed him. Amid the periods of turmoil in the history of the Roman Empire came
To his mother, David Hance was a shy, nerdy Puerto Rican kid from the Bronx who had an unhealthy obsession with video games. To everyone else, he was Allied—a world-class esports champion, whose boisterous
In 1815 two men faced off in a muddy field in Belgium. Wellington, with his British and Allied army, and Napoleon with his French Imperial Guard. One decisive battle could end 20 years of bloody conflict