This Italian Child Was Given A “Vampire Burial” 1,500 Years Ago To Protect The Living

A 5th-century Italian child who likely perished from malaria was buried with a rock in his or her mouth to prevent evil activity from beyond the grave, according to University of Arizona archaeologists. The partial skeleton was unearthed in La Necropoli dei Bambini, or the Cemetery of the Babies, a…

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Scientists Record Hottest April Temperature Ever Anywhere On Earth

It’s only May, and this year is setting new standards in terrifying extreme temperatures. The latest example comes from Nawabshah, Pakistan, where it was 50.2ºC (122.4ºF) on April 30. Meteorologists think this is the hottest shaded temperature ever recorded for a reliable weather station in April, anywhere on Earth. The…

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