Finding “Nessie” With DNA

Will scientists find a “biological explanation” for the Loch Ness Monster by looking at DNA samples from the Scottish loch?  The Loch Ness Monster or “Nessie” first came into the spotlight when a photo surfaced...

Solving the Mystery Surrounding the Death of Marie Antoinette’s Young Son

The French Revolution marked the end of the monarchy when King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were found guilty of high treason and executed. But the fate of their two surviving children, Louis-Charles...

Was the Controversial King Richard III a Legitimate King?

Richard III was the King of England from July 6, 1483 until his death in 1485 at 32 years of age. King Richard III became king under controversial circumstances after the death of his...

Was Jesse James Really Murdered by his own Gang?

Jesse James was a famous guerrilla during the American Civil War, involved in many atrocities and murders. Jesse and his older brother, Frank, became gang leaders and bank and train robbers after the Civil...

Was Anna Anderson the Last Remaining Romanov?

Anna Anderson Manahan was one of the most famous imposters of the Grand Duchess Anastasia of Russia. Anastasia was a daughter of Tsar Nicholas II – the last Emperor (or Tsar) of Russia. Tsar...

Infidelities in the House of Bourbon

The House of Bourbon is a royal family that originated in 1268 upon the marriage of a Bourbon heiress to a younger brother of King Louis IX of France. In the 16th century, Henry...

Did Thomas Jefferson Father the Children of his Slave?

Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States (1801-1809). He was one of the most influential founders of the United States and wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776, a document in...

Who was the Mysterious Dark Countess?

In 1807, an affluent and mysterious couple appeared in Eishausen, a village in central Germany. They lived for the next 30 years in self imposed solitude in the castle of the Duke and Duchess...

The Harem Conspiracy Surrounding Ramesses III

Usimare Ramesses III was the second Pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty, ruling Egypt for 31 years from 1186 - 1155 BC. During his reign, constant war and severe famine occurred in Egypt leading to...

Was the Skull of Petrarch Swapped at Some Point in History?

Francesco Petrarca was a famous Italian poet and scholar during the Renaissance Period. His most famous works include Italian poetry. Many of these poems were inspired by his forbidden (and unreciprocated) love for a...

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