This Notorious Killer Got Even Creepier After She Went to Prison

Convicted child killer Myra Hindley was dubbed "the most evil woman in Britain." Now a stack of recently-discovered jailhouse letters reveal that she became a raging Valium addict in her later years, making weirder and weirder demands of the government. » 1/06/15 4:00pm 1/06/15 4:00pm

Archaeologists Confirm That Stonehenge Was Once A Complete Circle

Though archaeologists have long suspected that the huge neolithic stones of Stonehenge once formed a complete circle, evidence in support of the claim has remained elusive. Now, owing to a spat of dry weather, the mystery appears to have been solved. » 9/01/14 7:30am 9/01/14 7:30am

The British Plot to Assassinate Rasputin

An agent of the British Secret Intelligence Service assassinating a Russian Monk with purported psychic powers? It sounds like a plot point from Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century series. While the premise does have the flavor of fiction, it's actually part of a factual story… » 7/11/12 8:00am 7/11/12 8:00am

Constructing Stonehenge was the project that unified Britain

We now know that Stonehenge's stones traveled great distances to reach their final destination in Wiltshire, some coming from as far away as western Wales. The sheer amount of human power required to move and place those stones might very well have been the point of the whole endeavor, as a team of archaeologists now… » 6/23/12 2:00pm 6/23/12 2:00pm