History

Archaeologists identify contents of ancient Mayan drug containers 
A historian identifies the worst year in human history
Why Einstein is a “peerless genius” and Hawking is an “ordinary genius”
How to be a techno-optimist
We need to know about progress if we’re concerned about the world’s large problems
The US Civil War drastically reshaped how Americans deal with death – will the pandemic?
Longtermism’s perspective on humanity’s past, present, and future
Derinkuyu: Mysterious underground city in Turkey found in man’s basement
A papyrus reveals how the Great Pyramid was built
Mary Rose
X-rays may save Henry VIII’s resurrected warship, the last of its kind