Sandra Sheehan

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10 Archaeological Discoveries Consistent With Biblical Passages

Some approaches to Biblical archaeology can be controversial: Rather than analyzing material evidence in an objective way, many archaeologists …

Skeletons could provide clues to who wrote or protected the Dead Sea Scrolls

Skeletons suggest a group of celibate men inhabited Dead Sea Scrolls site.

Archaeology

Rare Photograph of Billy the Kid Found at a Flea Market

Back in 2011, a North Carolina defense attorney named Frank Abrams bought a 19th century tintype photograph for $10 at a flea market. He assumed that …

New Sphinx FOUND? Historians 'discover mythical creature sculpture' in Egypt's desert

The discovery was made by Gerry Cannon during his research in the country’s Western Desert, west of Faiyum, as he was heading towards the Baharian …

The Tiny, Murderous World Of Frances Glessner Lee

How do you learn to solve a crime? Police detectives spend years learning on the job, sifting through evidence in real world crime scenes. But a new show at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery in Washington D.C. explores another approach — it's called Murder Is Her Hobby, and it …

Harvard

The Most Spectacular Mosaics Exposed in Israel to Receive the Most Spectacular Permanent Home in Lod

The cornerstone of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center was laid on Thursday in a festive ceremony that included Lod Mayor …

Archaeology

Progressland guide

Correctional Innovation | National Trust for Historic Preservation

July 1, 2013<p>Solar panels on Alcatraz Island create electricity for a sustainable future.<p>More: Preservation Magazine<br>• By: Chris Warren<br>• Photography: …

Clint Eastwood
Italy

Nazi Trials: The Case of Auschwitz Guard Reinhold Hanning

By Eliza Gray/Detmold<p>More than 70 years later, the prosecution of a 94-year-old former SS guard renews questions about how to assign blame for the …

World History

Archaeologists discover ancient mosaic with message: 'Be cheerful, enjoy your life'

Archaeologists in Turkey have received wizened advice from beyond the grave after uncovering a unique 2,400 year-old ancient Greek mosaic.<p>The floor …

Archaeology

Ancient Lullabies in Mesopotamia

In the Babylonian flood story <i>Epic of Atrahasis</i>, infant mortality—a sad but common problem in antiquity—was the gods’ solution to overpopulation. To …

Parenting

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

The Origins of the Shroud of Turin

To read this article in full you need to be either a print + archive subscriber, or else have purchased access to the online archive.<p>If you are …

21 incredible facts about the world 100 years ago

Or maybe you saw the very same list of of facts years ago, when it said it was about 1906, or 1902, or 1900.<p>The origin and sources of the original list are unknown, but the idea is provocative: What was life <i>actually</i> like 100 years ago?<p>We decided to find out. Not all of the data we dug up references …

Johns Hopkins University

What Do We Do Now In America The Same Way We Did It 100 Years Ago?

Can we crowdsource a history story?<p>Often you add insightful information to stories I have posted and sometimes you suggest new stories for me to write. I feel like we are in a partnership.<p>So, I wondered further, if you would like to help me brew up a story ...<p>If not, that's OK. No pressure. I will …

artisanal

13 of the most notorious crimes in American history

There are many reasons that crimes are committed, and while most crimes are quickly forgotten, except by the people directly involved, some are still remembered and talked about decades later.<p>In "The Most Notorious Crimes in American History<i>,</i>" Life magazine rounds up some of the most mysterious, …

Crime

Ancient Greek Fort Of Acra Found By Archaeologists In Jerusalem Parking Lot

A lost fortress, believed to be “one of Jerusalem’s greatest archaeological mysteries” has been found under a car park.<p>The remains of the ancient …

Archaeology

Artist pays $1 for an abandoned building, transforms it into something beautiful

Head over to Chicago’s South Side, and chances are you’ll find a vacant home, ready to be demolished. But some of these homes and buildings have the …

10 facts about Stonehenge

It is possibly the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. But how much do you know about Stonehenge? Here are 10 important facts...<p>1) Built …

66-Million-Year-Old Giant Raptor Fossils Found in South Dakota

Sixty-six million years ago, a giant raptor with feathered arms chased prey around the ancient South Dakotan landscape, according to a new …

16 Amazing Vintage Photos of Ladies with Their Motorcycles

Ladies with their vintage motorbikes.<p>A couple of ladies astride a couple of vintage motorcycles<p>Lady riding on a vintage motorbike in Germany<p>A woman …

Motorcycles

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Hiking

Hitler at Home: the houses designed to portray the führer as a morally upstanding man

In the years leading up to the Second World War, media depictions of Adolf Hitler at home – reading, walking his dogs and enjoying fine artwork – …

Seawater