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Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence...

Secrets of the Dead

Part detective story, part true-life drama, SECRETS OF THE DEAD unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events. Using the most up-to-date science in the laboratory and in the field, scientists and researchers examine the missing pieces of each puzzle, completing the picture of what had been merely an assemblage of suppositions.

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Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence...
Baiae... An escape for ancient Rome's powerful elite, the Las Vegas of its day. Now,...
The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art....
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Explore the remains of a 3,000-year-old English settlement that's shedding new light on...
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Examine a world wonder so elusive that most people have decided it must be mythical. Now...
In 146 BC, as the Romans conquered the vast Carthaginian Empire in North Africa,...
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In 1944, a U.S. bomber was hit by Japanese anti-aircraft fire, and the crew ejected and...
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In 1918, a flu pandemic ripped through the global population with such speed and...
Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard, was the most notorious pirate of his day. Now, 300 years...
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In 1910, an American doctor named Hawley Crippen was convicted in England of poisoning...
5000 ago, the Minoans, Europe's first great civilization, flourished on the island of...
Doping for Gold investigates one of the most alarming cover-ups in the history of the...
In A.D. 79, the people of Herculaneum, a seaside town in Italy's Bay of Naples, watched...
Nazi records show that tens of thousands of Jews from German-occupied territories were...
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In 1789, more than 200 female thieves, prostitutes and con-artists rounded up from London...
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