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Facial composite of Mozart, circa 1777, created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portait paintings.

When geneticists did DNA testing of the small, homogeneous, inter-related Icelandic population, they were surprised to find out that far from being 100% Viking as assumed, the Icelanders were 1/3.... Irish! These genes came from slaves raided from the Irish and Scottish coasts and brought to Iceland before 1100. Íris Sif Ragnarsdóttir by Étienne Ljóni Poisson, via Flickr

The Rosetta Stone is an ancient Egyptian granodiorite stele inscribed with a decree issued at Memphis in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V. The decree appears in three scripts: the upper text is Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, the middle portion Demotic script, and the lowest Ancient Greek. Because it presents essentially the same text in all three scripts (with some minor differences among them), it provided the key to the modern understanding of Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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13 Incredibly Spooky Photographs Of Ghosts

This photo for many years was considered one of the best ghost photos around. Then one man claimed he had spotted an old postcard of a street scene with a girl who's face matched that of the famous girl on the stairs ghost photo. So, is it a hoax photo? Is the girl the same girl from the postcard? Or is it a genuine ghost? What's your thoughts?

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7 Unsolved Murder Mysteries To Keep You Up At Night

The Moonlight Murders | 7 Unsolved Murder Mysteries To Keep You Up At Night

Apparition by moggierocket on Who is the ghost? Why is it here?…

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Community Post: The 14 Creepiest Ted Bundy Quotes

The evil showing in serial killer Ted Bundy. He was executed in 1989 for the torture and murder of over 30 women but he is thought to have killed many more than that.

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32 Things You Might Not Know About London

"The original medieval London Bridge was in continuous use for over 600 years. Heads were displayed on spikes for 355 of those years."

Actual photo of survivors of the Andes plane crash in 1972. Note the human spinal column picked clean in the lower right... - Imgur