The Most Fearsome Women in History - the Dahomey Amazons

The Most Fearsome Women in History - the Dahomey Amazons

For decades on end, a group of women defending the southern part of the Sahara have been sowing fear in their enemies. They were called the Mothers of the people , while history remembers them as the Dahomey Amazons.

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Ancient World - The Death of Edgar Allan Poe - Still a Mystery to this Day

The Death of Edgar Allan Poe - Still a Mystery to this Day

20.04.2018019

Truly ironic indeed that the father of detective novels had died under circumstances just as mysterious as those he often wrote about in his stories.

Ancient World - Locusta - History`s First Female Serial Killer

Locusta - History`s First Female Serial Killer

20.04.2018015

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.

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

Harry Houdini`s Magic Tricks Still Remain Unexplained

13.04.2018017

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

10.04.2018052

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

30.03.2018021

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

30.03.2018026

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

23.03.2018018

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

20.03.2018019

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

20.03.201808

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

16.03.2018024

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.

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