Scientists have finally unlocked the secrets of a mysterious 2,000-year-old papyrus document.
An endangered sea turtle has been found dead on an Alabama beach, apparently strangled by a beach chair string.
Never-before-seen wartime pictures of Winston Churchill offer a fascinating glimpse of the British leader visiting troops in Normandy shortly after D-Day.
Researchers have uncovered a stunning mosaic depicting a biblical scene at the site of an ancient synagogue in Northern Israel.
A rat plunged a performance of the ballet “Sleeping Beauty” into darkness after chewing through a power cable.
The oldest known written record of Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey” may have been found at the ancient site of Olympia in Greece.
The “Fortnite” phenomenon has just got even weirder. A giant real-life version of the “Durr Burger” sign that features in the wildly popular video game has been found in the Mojave desert.
A mysterious ancient black granite sarcophagus has been discovered in Egypt.
Researchers have found part of an asteroid that turned into a blazing fireball as it disintegrated over southern Africa last month.
Dozens of drunk seagulls have been found on beaches in Southwest England after scavenging alcohol, according to news reports.
Israel’s Mossad spy agency has recovered a wristwatch that belonged to Eli Cohen, an Israeli spy publicly executed in Syria five decades ago.
If books could kill … scientists in Denmark have found high levels of arsenic in three books from the 16th and 17th centuries.
A number of everyday items from the late 1700s have been discovered at the site of a colonial-era fort in Michigan, offering a fascinating glimpse into America’s past.
The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century occurs on July 27 – this is what you need to know.
A team of scientists is scanning the Pacific Ocean depths to find fragments of a huge meteor.
Images of a man’s skeleton, apparently crushed by a rock during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius went viral after their recent discovery.
A mysterious bronze hand has been unearthed by archaeologists near Hadrian’s Wall in the North of England.
A remarkable space treasure map has led explorers to a mysterious shipwreck site.
A series of gruesome images captured by marine wildlife activists shows the slaughter of endangered fin whales in Iceland.
Extremely rare footage has surfaced that shows President Franklin Delano Roosevelt walking at a White House event in 1935.