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The body of King Richard III may finally be found after archaeologists identified what they believe is his resting place – underneath a council car park in Leicester. Historical records show that Richard III was buried in the church of a Franciscan friary in Leicester shortly after his defeat and death at the hands of..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
A handout photo provided by the Archeology Services of the Brabant Walloon Province (SPW-DGO4) shows the complete remains of a young soldier found on June 8, almost 200 years after Prussian and English troops defeated Napoleon in Waterloo. (AFP Photo/) Almost 200 years after Prussian and English troops defeated Napoleon at Waterloo, Belgian archeologists have..
Queen Elizabeth II watches a University of Maryland vs. University of North Carolina football game at Maryland’s Byrd Stadium during her 1957 official visit to the United States...
A rare letter written by the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in English has gone on show in Paris. The letter will be auctioned this weekend, and is expected to fetch up to 80,000 euros (£65,000; $100,000). The emperor wrote it in March 1816 from exile on the island of Saint Helena. He was determined to..
Jesus died on Friday, April 3, 33AD, according to an investigation which matches his death to an earthquake. The investigation, from the International Geology Review, looked at earthquake activity around the Dead Sea, which is around 13 miles from Jerusalem. The Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 27, says that as Jesus lay dying on the cross,..
Human and vehicle track mark areas at the base of chalk Inselbergs at sunrise in 2007 in the Farafra Depression, home of the White Desert, in western Egypt. A World War II airplane that crash landed in Egypt’s western desert has been found "almost intact" in a vast sea of sand and rock almost 70..
The only known surviving first class ticket from Titanic went on display at the new exhibit ‘The Titanic and Liverpool, the untold story ‘ at the Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool, England, Mar. 29. Curator Dawn Littler uses a magnifying glass to examine the only known surviving first class ticket from Titanic at the opening..
A new French film by Ismaël Ferroukhi tells a little-known story of how a Paris mosque saved some Jews from the Nazis. In “Les Hommes Libres” (“Free Men”), a new wartime French film based on true stories, Tahar Rahim, seated, is a black-market operator and Michael Lonsdale portrays the rector of the Grand Mosque of..
Several never-before-seen photographs have emerged from Adolf Hitler’s personal photographer, giving a first time look at Hitler’s Berlin apartment and Bavarian estate. The Mirror reports that photographer Hugo Jaeger was one of the few photographers working with color photography at the time and was granted access to Hitler’s living and study quarters, showing artwork and..
Tasty: The so-called Roman wine is on display in a museum Historians in Germany are debating whether or not to open what is believed to be the world’s oldest bottle of wine. The 1,650-year-old bottle, sealed with wax and containing a white liquid, has been on display at the Pfalz Historical Musuem for more..
وصية القذافي ”من طرف ابن العروبة الحر: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم ”كل نفس ذائقة الموت وإنما توفون أجوركم يوم القيامة”. هذه وصيتي أنا معمر بن محمد بن عبد السلام بن حُميد بن أبومنيار بن حُميد بن نايل القحصي القذافي. أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وأن محمدا رسول الله عليه الصلاة والسلام وأموت على عقيدة..
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler did not kill himself in Berlin in 1945 but ended his days in Argentina, a new book has claimed. British journalist Gerrard Williams has told Sky News he and co-author Simon Dunstan found an "overwhelming amount of evidence" to suggest Hitler died an old man in South America. Many historians say..