| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:58 AM
A few months ago a reader marveling over Jamestown's horrific Starving Time messaged to ask how the colonists could have been so incompetent and stupid.
Over the past 150 years, lots of other people wondering about the disastrous near-collapse of...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Few archaeological finds have been as sensational as the first physical evidence of cannibalism unearthed at Historic Jamestowne in 2012 and announced in a riveting press conference at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History on...
| May 7, 2013
Famed Smithsonian Institution forensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley, whose study of cannibalism and Native American scalping rituals made him indispensable to confirming the first physical evidence of cannibalism at Jamestown last week, has contributed...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:29 PM
(Reuters) - A federal jury in New York found a mechanic and a former librarian guilty on Friday of conspiring to kidnap women in order to satisfy sexual fetishes for rape and murder that they originally nursed online via Internet message boards....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones.
But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
| Feb 16, 2014
Two times in one week, Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies were confronted with rampaging men who tore off their clothes, shouted gibberish and fought with "super human" strength against all attempts to stop them.
The cases – which happened within...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:50 AM
There's a wide range of DVDs hitting stores Feb. 11, just in time for Valentine's Day gifts.
"Ender's Game," Grade C-minus: Adults have figured out that youngsters have a better aptitude for the kind of high-tech battles that are going to be waged. The...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Those who remember Silversun Pickups as a scrappy indie act plying its trade across Silver Lake dives might want to clear some space on their record shelf. The quartet is prepping a quintessential mid-career-rock-titan release: a box set of all its...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:20 PM
When a naked, growling stranger moving with "super human" strength went after his little sister, Tony Grein did what he says any brother would do: He fought back.
For his bravery, the 18-year-old was bitten all over his face, his attacker's teeth...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
BERLIN -- Russell Brand, Pamela Anderson and Mike Tyson are set to join the cast of Werner Herzog's "Vernon God Little."
Sasha Pieterse, Julia Sarah Stone and Austin Abrams, who will play Vernon, have also been lined up for the dark coming-of-age pic...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:52 AM
It felt like being hit by Mike Tyson, as hard as he could. That's how a Butler County Deputy described being shot during a traffic stop last month.
That shooting started a four day manhunt that spanned three counties, Butler, Sedgwick and Cowley, and...