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New study claims Turin Shroud is authentic

Scientists in Italy have claimed that the mysterious shroud couldn’t have been forged in medieval times. The authenticity of the Turin Shroud, an anci…

The Evolution of Elves

Elves have come a long way from the not-well-liked pranksters of medieval times. Shakespeare gave elves a boost, and Tolkien made them heroes. Cracked examines the split between toy-making elves and fierce video game elves. Toward the end of the European renaissance, it appears the elves diverged into two distinct sub-species. The first consisted of the [...]