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Detail of ‘Man eating noodles’ (1656) by Jan Vermeer van Utrecht.

A Deadly Bite: The Plight of the Ancient Food Taster

Poison was a potent weapon that could be used by would-be assassins to get rid of their targets. This was especially useful when the target was a person in power and was surrounded by bodyguards. One...
Amber Room of Charlottenburg Palace - Russia

The Disappearance of the Amber Room of Charlottenburg Palace

The gleaming yellow gold hue of amber is one of nature’s wonders and one which has been sought after and admired for centuries. It is perhaps for this reason that the precious fossilised tree resin...
Ahnenerbe

Ahnenerbe: Nazis and the Search for Relics

Few know of the Ahnenerbe organization, a secret society that was created by Heinrich Himmler , Hermann Wirth and Richard Walter Darre —but the names may sound familiar. Herman Wirth was a Dutch...