mass graves

5,000-Year-Old Grave Reveals Mass Murder Of A Bronze Age Family

5,000-Year-Old Grave Reveals Mass Murder Of A Bronze Age Family

All 15 people found in a Bronze Age mass grave in southern Poland were killed by a blow to the head, yet their bodies were buried together with great care and consideration. Genetic evidence now suggests these individuals were members of the same extended family — a finding that’s casting…

Rio’s Olympic Construction Crews Are Unearthing Its Slave Trade Past

Rio’s Olympic Construction Crews Are Unearthing Its Slave Trade Past

Rio is currently pouring its energy into building stadiums, housing, and roads to host the World Cup next summer and the Olympics in 2016. But in the process, the city is uncovering relics of its past — including evidence of its one-time reign as the busiest slave port in the…