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Protection sought for Apollo landing sites

Historians are looking to the future with efforts to formally protect the Apollo landing sites. There are hundreds of individual items on the moon tha…

Was the Uffington Horse really a unicorn?

Campaigners have proposed adding a 75ft horn to the famous 3000-year-old chalk horse in Uffington. A growing number of historians and campaigners beli…

World’s oldest wine is 1,650 years old

The ancient bottle was discovered in 1867 and has been kept at the Pfalz Historical Musuem. Historians are swithering whether or not to open the bottl…

Did Oswald act alone in JFK assassination ?

Historians and retired Secret Service officers have confirmed that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. As the 49th anniversary of the assassination approac…

Oswald acted alone in JFK assassination

Historians and retired Secret Service officers have confirmed that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. As the 49th anniversary of the assassination approac…

Old Photo WTFery

Historians of the future have their work cut out for them when it comes to decoding some of our current artwork and photographs, I’m sure. What will they think of the LOLcats? Probably something like what we think of these old photos over on Retronaut: Huh. WTF. See more general weirdness, including apparent side-show performers [...]

Cold snap drove Vikings from Greenland

Extreme climate changes caused the Vikings to abandon their homeland in search of warmer weather. While many scientists and historians know of the ice…

Father Christmas ‘buried in Ireland’

Historians believe that the remains of the man who inspired Father Christmas, St Nicholas, are buried in Ireland. He lived during the 4th century …