Locusta - History`s First Female Serial Killer

Locusta - History`s First Female Serial Killer

Disposing of one's rivals through the use of poisons was a widespread practice in ancient times but Locusta was a poisoner who would become history's female serial killer with the most victims.

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Ancient World - Harry Houdini`s Magic Tricks Still Remain Unexplained

Harry Houdini`s Magic Tricks Still Remain Unexplained

13.04.2018011

Harry Houdini is renowned as the greatest illusionist of the 20th century, while some even believed that he was able to communicate with ghosts, that his tricks were the result of dark magic.

Ancient World - The Tragic Story of Pablo Neruda`s Secret Daughter

The Tragic Story of Pablo Neruda`s Secret Daughter

10.04.2018030

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is famous primarily for his brilliant poems but his treatment of his only child was a far cry from the humanity and justice which he called for.

Ancient World - Secret Portrait of Michelangelo Found in One of his Sketches

Secret Portrait of Michelangelo Found in One of his Sketches

30.03.2018014

A self-portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti has been found in a work that's nearly 500 years old. The sketch was of a close friend of his, in which the painter left a trace of his own self.

Ancient World - Half a Century After Gagarin`s Death the Mystery Surrounding it Remains

Half a Century After Gagarin`s Death the Mystery Surrounding it Remains

30.03.2018017

Yuri Gagarin died in a plane crash due to poor atmospheric conditions. Or at least that's the official claim. Today, 50 years after the death of the first astronaut, the theories surrounding the event continue to spark controversy.

Ancient World - Stephen Hawking to be Buried by Isaac Newton`s Grave

Stephen Hawking to be Buried by Isaac Newton`s Grave

23.03.2018010

Stephen Hawking's ashes are to be buried in Westminster Abbey. Ergo, one of the greatest minds of our time will find eternal rest near Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

Ancient World - Eerie Beauty Treatment Devices from the Past

Eerie Beauty Treatment Devices from the Past

20.03.2018012

The photos shown here depict devices that were popular in the 20th century. Don't be surprised if you find yourself having nightmares after seeing some of these.

Ancient World - Archaeologists Find Remains of Mysterious Submerged City Near Naples

Archaeologists Find Remains of Mysterious Submerged City Near Naples

20.03.201806

3000 years ago the region around Castel dell'Ovo established itself as an attractive focal point for many merchants and adventurers since it was rich in minerals.

Ancient World - The Mysteries of Cromwell`s Black Room Remain Unsolved Even Today

The Mysteries of Cromwell`s Black Room Remain Unsolved Even Today

16.03.2018014

Oliver Cromwell was the most famous dictator in British history and as such had no shortage of enemies. Conspiracy plots to kill him emerged not only form his native England but also from neighboring countries.

Ancient World - A Trip to Space will Cost Exactly 250 000 Dollars

A Trip to Space will Cost Exactly 250 000 Dollars

09.03.2018020

If you're a fan of exotic destinations or have dreamed your whole life of touching the vastness of the universe - this next offer was made for you. They've calculated the amount of money for a trip to space. It comes out to $250 000.

Ancient World - Are Certain People Born to Kill and Hurt Others? The Father of Criminology Explains

Are Certain People Born to Kill and Hurt Others? The Father of Criminology Explains

06.03.2018022

The father of modern criminology, Cesare Lombroso, described the physical characteristics which he theorized could expose criminals and offenders.

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