Category Archives: History

The Nazi nurses behind the ‘Super Race Children’: Inside the Aryan breeding wards where boys and girls were given UV treatment if their hair turned brown

The Nazi nurses behind the 'Super Race Children': Inside the Aryan breeding wards where boys and girls were given UV treatment if their hair turned brown

Like other wartime nurses, those in Nazi Germany selflessly tended to wounded soldiers in some of the toughest conditions imaginable. But they also had a more sinister side to their job – assisting with Third Reich’s ‘experiments’ including euthanizing the mentally handicapped and other groups Hitler deemed ‘undesirable’ and assisting in the creation of ‘Super

What may have caused Tutankhamun’s early death

What may have caused Tutankhamun's early death

The mysterious death of Tutankhamun as a teenager and the condition that cut short his life may also have triggered the earliest monotheistic religion, a new review of his family history has suggested. Since his lavishly furnished, nearly intact tomb was discovered in 1922, the cause of the Egyptian pharaoh’s death has been at the

U.S., German Researchers Reveal Date of Christ’s Death

Researchers Reveal Date of Christ’s Death

The U.S. and German geologists claim they had discovered the exact date when Christ was crucified, the International Geology Review reported. According to the report, published in the academic journal this week, the scientists discovered that Christ had been crucified on Friday, April 3, 33 AD. Jefferson Williams from the U.S. Supersonic Geophysical together with

The Turin Shroud unravelled: It IS the image of Christ, says Cambridge historian

Millions believe it is conclusive proof that Jesus Christ not only lived, but also rose from the dead. Yet just as many believe the Turin Shroud – the linen sheet in which Christ was buried after his crucifixion – is simply a hoax. The controversy was thought to have been put to rest in 1988

Titanic’s legacy: A fascination with disasters

Epic disasters — the anguished cries, the stories of heroism — are the central narratives of our age, both enthralling and horrifying. And our obsession began a century ago, unfolding in just 160 terrifying minutes, on a supposedly unsinkable ship, as more than 1,500 souls slipped into the icy waters of the North Atlantic. And