Tagged: death

Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

Early this year, archaeologists have uncovered what may be the largest single mass child sacrifice event in human history. More than 140 children were sacrificed at about the same time in Peru’s northern coastal...

How to make a cheap flies trap

Easy to make traps catch hundreds of flies in a matter of days. Make your own traps in a few minutes using a jar or plastic bottle, a piece of black plastic, a piece...

Swimmer dies after shark rips off his penis

Jose Ernestor da Silva was attacked early this month while bathing in waters off the Piedade beach near Recife, on Brazil’s north-east coast. The shark struck just as lifeguards stationed on the beach had...

Crow funeral

Kaeli Swift, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington’s Avian Conservation Lab in Seattle, is studying how crows learn about danger from each other and how they respond to seeing one of their...

Saturn devouring his son

Francisco Goya y Lucientes was the leading figure in Spanish painting during the period 1785-1820. Goya lived through troubled times. The French Revolution (1789-95), for example, shattered the peace of the 18th century and led directly...

What happens during a stroke?

Every two seconds, someone in the world has a stroke. One out of every six people will have a stroke at some point in their lives. Strokes deprive brain cells of oxygen and are...

Extreme World: human trafficking

Coming face to face with the horror of human trafficking reduced TV hardman Ross Kemp to tears. His encounters with slave masters and victims moved the Extreme World frontman very deeply. So he didn’t think twice...

The International Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Race

The International Isle of Man TT Race is an annual motorcycle sport event run on the Isle of Man in May or June of most years since its inaugural race in 1907. It is...