Royal Baby: Second Siblings Who Changed the World
Prince William and Kate Middleton visit Auckland's Viaduct Harbor during their New Zealand tour on April 11, 2014.
May 2nd, 2015
From Queen Elizabeth to Henry VIII, history is littered with second sons and daughters who changed the world.
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Fully Restored WWII Fighter Plane Up for Auction
WWII-Era Spitfire Airplane
April 29th, 2015
A British warplane that was shot down in 1940 during World War II and was later meticulously restored to flying condition is slated to hit the auction block this summer.
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In Images: Antarctic Explorer Robert Falcon Scott's Last Photos
Robert Falcon Scott ponies
April 28th, 2015
British explorer Robert Falcon Scott died just months after capturing these images of Antarctica's frozen shores.
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Slave-Trade Fossils Help Uncover Shrouded History (Podcast)
Skull fragment from 17th-century slave
May 1st, 2015
Ancient DNA is now helping identify specific origins of slave skeletons found in Caribbean.
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Early Urban Planning: Ancient Mayan City Built on Grid
In the course of excavating remains of the Mayan city, archaeologists uncovered a corridor containing shiny white plaster that originally would have covered the city.
April 29th, 2015
The city's grid system has never been seen in the Maya world before and was likely designed by a very powerful ruler thousands of years ago, the researchers said.
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Doomed Antarctic Explorer's Last Photos Up for Auction
Robert Falcon Scott sledge
April 28th, 2015
Photographs taken by ill-fated explorer Robert Falcon Scott during his final trip to Antarctica are up for auction in London.
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Ancient Hangover Cure Discovered in Greek Texts
This recently translated papyrus, dating back to the second century, contains a recipe for several ailments, including a "drunken headache.
April 21st, 2015
A newly translated papyrus written in Greek and dating to the second century reveals ancient Egyptians who had a late night of drinking would string together leaves from a shrub to wear around the neck.
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Sunken Ships Revealed After Ice Melts in Lake Michigan (Photos)
lake michigan wreck
April 29th, 2015
After an icy winter, springtime brought crystal clear waters to Lake Michigan. An aircrew with the Coast Guard spotted several shipwrecks during a routine patrol this month.
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Giant Easter Island 'Hats' Rolled Into Place, Study Says
easter island statues wearing pukao
April 24th, 2015
Ancient people on Rapa Nui may have rolled giant headdresses onto the tops of giant statues on the island, new research suggests.
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