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Why Do We Know So Little About The Druids? loading...
Why Do We Know So Little About The Druids?
The powerful Celtic social class posed a threat to the Roman Empire before being subsumed by Christianity, but their origins remain shrouded in the past.
Ancient Egyptians Mummified Millions Of Birds. Where Did They Get Them? loading...
Ancient Egyptians Mummified Millions Of Birds. Where Did They Get Them?
Sacred ibises were sacrificed on an industrial scale—and new research may help us understand what led to the birds’ disappearance from the marshes of the Nile.
How Ellis Island Shepherded Millions Of Immigrants Into America loading...
How Ellis Island Shepherded Millions Of Immigrants Into America
Entrance through this New York immigration epicentre usually took only a few hours—no passports or visas required.
Tales Of Ancient Treasures Lured Looters To Colombia's Lost City loading...
Tales Of Ancient Treasures Lured Looters To Colombia's Lost City
When looters targeted Teyuna, ancient capital of the Tairona people, archaeologists scrambled to save this repository of Colombia’s past.
Living Tree Bridges In India Stand Strong For Hundreds Of Years loading...
Living Tree Bridges In India Stand Strong For Hundreds Of Years
The entwined roots of Indian rubber trees form bridges that—unlike steel structures—grow more durable with time.
Exclusive: This 7,000-Year-Old Woman Was Among Sweden's Last Hunter-Gatherers loading...
Exclusive: This 7,000-Year-Old Woman Was Among Sweden's Last Hunter-Gatherers
Buried on a bed of antlers and adorned with ornaments, this woman was a special member of her community—but why?
Why The Berlin Wall Rose—And How It Fell loading...
Why The Berlin Wall Rose—And How It Fell
The ugly symbol of the Cold War was built to keep East Germans from escaping to the West. A decades-long fight to flee brought it down.
Idealistic And Tough, Catherine The Great Sought To Modernise Russia loading...
Idealistic And Tough, Catherine The Great Sought To Modernise Russia
The German-born empress was an astute politician who expanded Russia’s borders while trying to restructure the government and aid serfs.
Why Spain’s Wealthiest Region Wants Independence loading...
Why Spain’s Wealthiest Region Wants Independence
Catalonia has its own cultural identity and a robust separatist movement, despite crackdowns from Madrid.
Scientists Reconstruct Ötzi The Iceman’s Frantic Final Climb loading...
Scientists Reconstruct Ötzi The Iceman’s Frantic Final Climb
The famed mummy died from an arrow to the back on a high Alpine mountain pass 5,300 years ago. Now researchers are tracing his unusual movements right before his murder.
How Did 18th-Century Vampire Hunters Identify The Undead? Blood And Fingernails loading...
How Did 18th-Century Vampire Hunters Identify The Undead? Blood And Fingernails
Gruesome accounts from eastern Europe, collected in a scholarly work on the supernatural, detailed the methods used to detect and destroy vampires.
Nat Geo's World Walker Maps Every Time Police Stop Him loading...
Nat Geo's World Walker Maps Every Time Police Stop Him
Authorities have halted Paul Salopek's storytelling odyssey 103 times in the 17,700 kilometres he’s trekked so far.

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