The brains were preserved by heavy rains seeping into bullet holes in their skulls, turning them into a soap-like substance.
Pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge created early time lapse photos of humans and animals walking, running and jumping.
IBTimes UK takes a look back at the territory's tumultuous times since 1997, including outbreaks of deadly diseases and pro-democracy protests.
Prora was designed to accommodate 20,000 holidaymakers in huge buildings which extend almost five kilometres along Ruegen Island's Baltic Sea coast.
World War Two veterans return to the battlegrounds of Normandy, the location of the D-Day landings.
In six days of war, seized control of Sinai and the Gaza Strip from Egypt, East Jerusalem and the West Bank from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria.
On 6 June 1944, British, US and Canadian soldiers descended on Normandy, turning the tide of the Second World War against the Nazis.
Mancunians say their city, although united, is still coming to terms with its grief after a suicide bomber struck the Ariana Grande concert.
Taiwan is the first government to legalise such unions in Asia, where socially conservative attitudes largely hold sway.
The Order was established by the Queen's grandfather George V in 1917 to reward outstanding contributions to the First World War effort.
Jerusalem then and now. Move your mouse/finger over each image to switch between 1967 and 50th anniversary of Six Day War.
The remains of the Red Army soldiers were found in the town of Seelow, east of Berlin, during the construction of a cycle path.
Thick clouds in Moscow forced cancellation of flyover by scores of military aircraft.
Colin Philpott's book – Relics of the Reich – looks at the physical legacy of the Nazis; their buildings, their structures and their public spaces.
Emmanuel Macron appeared alongside Francois Hollande to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany and the end of World War Two in Europe.
LA erupted into a riot that left 55 people dead after a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King.
Wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank off the South Korean coast on 16 April 2014, is to be raised.
Celebrated on 17 March, St Patrick's Day recognises the arrival of Christianity and Irish culture.
These portraits will inspire people to give to the abbey's first public appeal in 30 years to raise funds for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
He has declared that he would like to live until he's 100 and rule for life. Or even longer, if his wife is to be believed.