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The Catacombs of San Gennaro sacred burial complex dates back to the 2nd-century CE and contains thousands of tombs with amazing frescos and old mosaics.

The 1959 Dyatlov Pass Incident involves nine students who died in the Ural mountains of the USSR under very mysterious circumstances during a skiing tour.

It took camera surveillance and GPS tracking devices by the Norris team to figure out what was moving the sailing stones in Death Valley.

A mysterious 2,700-year-old Etruscan Pyramid of Bomarzo, or the Stone of the Preacher, was possibly used in ritual pagan ceremonies involving sacrifices.

Ancient human footprints are accompanied by deer, bear, and horse tracks at the Devil's Trails Paleontological Site at Roccamonfina Volcano, Italy.

There is something fascinating about viewing the first photograph of a particular subject. These milestone images capture that historic moment in time.

The oldest tree in the world is estimated to be 5,067 years old. It is located in the Bristlecone Pine Forest in California's White Mountains.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but not these images. Here are some seemingly normal photos with terrifying backstories.

To make death masks sculptors take a mold of a person's face post mortem and then fill the mold with plaster or metal to capture a three dimensional model.

The Easter celebration as we know it today is not rooted in Christianity, but is a pagan Easter derived from polytheistic beliefs of gods and nature.

During the Victorian era, post-mortem photography was a normal part of the American and European cultures. These Victorian death photos assisted with the ...

Born on May 23, 1950, Richard Chase was later to become one of America's most notorious serial killers due to the depravity of his acts. Earning the nickname, ...

Her presidential campaign never won a single vote, but Victoria Woodhull still claims her place as the first female presidential nominee in US history.

North Sentinel Island is home to a pre-Neolithic tribe that is as vulnerable as they are mysterious. What we do know is that they are one of the oldest ...

Baba Yaga eats people. She's wicked but all-knowing. If you're noble of heart, she may let you live. Read about the famous witch of Russian folklore.

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