How much do you know about Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space? This detailed profile sheds light on the cosmonaut's life and accomplishments, as well as her struggles.
Researchers at the University of Pisa, Italy, have solved a longstanding mystery around the honeycombed skull of one of the Italian martyrs beheaded by 15th century Ottoman Turk invaders when they refused to give up their Christian faith.
The "oldest time capsule in the US," buried in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams, has been opened and its contents revealed.
The Londonist regales us with this stranger-than-fiction tale about Hugh Mansfield Robinson, a former town clerk who claimed to be an interplanetary psychic. In 1926, when Mars was 8 million miles closer to Earth than average, Robinson paid to have a love letter transmitted via radio to a Martian woman named Oomaruru.