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Explore James Bond's real-life origins at Bletchley Park

This exhibition is licensed to spill about Bond's creator Ian Fleming and his real-life spy work.<p>The name's Bletchley. Bletchley Park.<p>The real-life espionage roots of the world's most famous fictional spy are revealed in a new exhibition exploring James Bond 007's origins in the wartime work of his …

James Bond

Richard III: a ‘car park king’ timeline

A timeline charting the biggest Richard III developments, from the discovery of his remains beneath a Leicester carpark in 2012 to plans for his …

Archaeology

Manhattan: 5th Avenue - 42nd Street

MLA Format<p>Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library. "Manhattan: 5th Avenue …

Genealogy

17th-Century Clan Lands Surveyed in Scotland

ARROCHAR, SCOTLAND—<i>The Scotsman</i> reports that a team led by Heather James of Calluna Archaeology found more than 80 archaeological sites dating to the …

Archaeology

Crowdfunding pays for Great War dig

The archaeologists are eager to unearth Great War trenches, but have also discovered several cellars. During the war Hill 80 served as an HQ for …

Archaeology

Two lost war heroes are remembered at unveiling of new Connah's Quay gravestone

COUNCILLORS paid their respects to lost war heroes at the unveiling of a new gravestone.<p>A new commonwealth war stone was unveiled last weekend (19 …

History

Gravesites overrun for Civil War veterans at Miami County cemetery

Jackson Cemetery just outside Piqua is home to Civil War veterans and many African-Americans who were born slaves but died free.<p>The cemetery has been …

War

The Legend of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow between 1932 and 1934<p>On May 23, 1934, the American robbers <b>Bonnie and Clyde</b> are ambushed by police and killed in Black …

Crime

Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.<p>He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces instead, and on March 11, 1944, the 21-year-old 2nd lieutenant was aboard a B-24 bomber with 10 others when it was …

Papua New Guinea

Violence, rebellion and sexual exploitation: the darker side of ancient Rome

The Roman elite may have prided themselves on their dignity and honour, but - as Harry Sidebottom reveals - the ancient city of Rome was a hotbed of …

Ancient History

IN PICTURES: Spectacular house with colourful animal frescoes discovered in Pompeii

Archaeologists working at Pompeii continue to uncover incredible finds, 270 years since the remains of the ancient city were first discovered.

Archaeology

Unearthing Portugal’s Wine of the Dead, a Relic From the Napoleonic Wars

The invasions led to an unexpected discovery.<p>In the small town of Boticas, Portugal, a centuries-old tradition of making “wine of the dead” lives on. …

Royal Family

A Hundred Miles As The Crow Flies

• <b>Author:</b> Ralph Churches<p>One of the greatest escapes of WWII happened on a compassionate whim. After planning for years and succeeding in escaping with five companions, Ralph Churches decided he had better go back and get the rest of his mates; which he did, all ninety of them, then got them airlifted …

Fossil skull from Utah sheds light on primitive mammal group

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fossilized skull of a small critter found in Utah underneath a dinosaur foot bone is providing insight into one of the most primitive mammalian groups and has scientists rethinking the timing of the break-up of Earth's bygone supercontinent Pangaea.<p>Scientists on Wednesday …

Paleontology

Bonnie and Clyde's getaway car has hidden lessons for cops in the self-driving vehicle era

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration/Wikimedia<p>Cars<p>The outlaw duo died May 23, 1934. Their stolen Ford V8 could be relevant once more.<p>Mr. and Mrs. Warren of 2107 S.E. Gabler Street were in search of a new car. In early 1934, the Topeka, Kansas couple went to the Mosby-Mack Motor Company …

Crime

General Pershing's Run for President Was a Sure Thing—Until His Troops Spoke Up

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Greg Daugherty<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>General Pershing's Run for President Was a Sure Thing—Until His …

George Washington

Ancient Native American village in Louisiana reveals its secrets

An ancient Native American village in Louisiana is revealing its secrets thanks to new research.<p>The study of ancient mound builders who lived in the Mississippi River Delta near present-day New Orleans offers fresh insight into how the settlements emerged and why they were abandoned.<p>Experts studied …

Archaeology

The Silk Roads

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Frankopan<p><b>“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian <br>The epic history of the crossroads of the world—the meeting place of East and West and the birthplace of</b> …

The Ups & Downs of Ancient Rome’s Economy–All 1,900 Years of It–Get Documented by Pollution Traces Found in Greenland’s Ice

When we see stories pop up involving scientific findings in glacier ice, we might brace for unpleasant environmental news about the future. But a …

Ancient History

Historic Alexandria Ship Gets Massive Grant

The $97K grant will cover conservation of the ship remains found at the Hotel Indigo site.<p>ALEXANDRIA, VA—The City of Alexandria has received a …

Archaeology

How Japan was tricked into revealing its plans before a pivotal World War II battle

The Battle of Midway is remembered as one of the greatest naval victories in American history.<p>The big moments — whether it was the heroic sacrifice of Torpedo Squadron 8 or dive bombers catching three Japanese carriers exposed and vulnerable — are well known. But those moments wouldn't have …

Military

Wreckage of WWII B-24 bomber discovered 74 years after it was shot down

The wreckage of a World War II B-24 bomber has been discovered in Papua New Guinea, 74 years after it was shot down during a fierce battle with Japanese forces.<p>The crew of “Heaven Can Wait,” a B-24 D-1 bomber, was on a mission to bomb Japanese anti-aircraft batteries around Hansa Bay on the north …

Military

84 years ago May 23, Bonnie and Clyde met their doom, in Louisiana | NOLA.com

In the '30s, there was John Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson. But probably none of the Depression-era gangsters were as famous -- or …

Music

Missing Pieces

In the final months of the 19th century, a German sculptor named Walter Schott began drawing up plans for a massive work he hoped would represent the …

Art

Pterodactyls Probably Didn’t Fly Like We Think They Did

The popular conception of pterodactyl flight shows them in a pose with wings and legs spread far apart similar to the way bats do it. But as new …

Paleontology

We’re whitewashing the history of our founding. It’s fueling problems today.

Tonight, the George Washington Book Prize of $50,000 will be awarded to Kevin J. Hayes for his book “George Washington, a Life in Books,” one of seven finalists selected as “the past year’s best-written works on the nation’s founding era.” Although over four decades of research on the history of …

Black History

Remembering One of the Most Violent Days in the History of the U.S. Senate

On May 22, 1856, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives caned a Senator into unconsciousness.<p>In late May of 1856, Charles Sumner, a senator …

South Carolina

Gripping 'The Unknowns' follows WWI heroes who buried the Unknown Soldier

In an instant, a bursting artillery shell could turn a robust American soldier into an unidentified mass of flesh and bone. By the end of the World War I, 2,148 dead U.S. troops lay buried and unidentified in France.<p>Patrick O'Donnell new history <i>The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown</i> …

History

Visiting the Mysterious Fairy Circles of the Namib Desert

In the landscape where Mad Max: Fury Road was filmed, a scientist is trying to understand a natural phenomenon that has eluded explanation for decades.<p>One evening earlier this spring, German naturalist Norbert Jürgens strayed from his expedition in the Namib Desert. He walked away from his campsite …

Nature

Big Discovery in a Tiny Mammal-Like Skull Found Under a Dinosaur’s Foot

In 2006 a team of paleontologists in Utah were examining the fossils of a large dinosaur when they discovered beneath its foot a tiny skull unlike anything they had seen in the area.<p>Now, scientists have found that the fossilized cranium belonged to an ancient relative of modern mammals that once …

Paleontology