A village in New Zealand has banned a replica of Captain Cook’s ship from docking there to mark 250 years since the explorer’s arrival after an outcry from the local Māori community. The vessel is part
Last month, a few lucky individuals got to taste history. Seamus Blackley shared on Twitter that he had baked bread with a 4,500-year-old microbial combination of yeast and bacteria. With the help of Serena
The two most ruthless domestic slave traders in America had a secret language for their business. Slave trading was a “game.” The men, Isaac Franklin and John Armfield, were daring “pirates” or “one-eyed
This Russian forest symbolized Stalin’s brutality. Now some contend the Finns should share the blame.
SANDARMOKH, Russia — Deep in the piney woods, surrounded by memorials to prisoners shot and buried by Stalin’s secret police, Yelena Kondrakhina pointed to one sandy spot here, and another there, and over
No one can decipher what the hell this 15th century manuscript means. Not even artificial intelligence. It contains over 113 unidentified plant species, astrological drawings of Zodiac symbols, images
A group of Neanderthal children scampered around the Normandy coast in France 80,000 years ago. Their footprints quickly became covered by windblown sand, preserved as ghostly signs of their passage. tracks
The Huns pillaged much of Europe and are blamed for the fall of Rome—but the archaeological record suggests a less violent legacy. Around 370, swarms of Huns took over much of Western Europe, conquering