{FD} These rodent-like creatures are the earliest known ancestor of humans, whales and shrews

The earliest known ancestors of the mammal lineage that includes everything from humans, to blue whales, to pygmy shrews may have been nocturnal, rodent-like creatures that evolved much earlier than previously thought.

{FD} Mystery deepens over whether Amelia Earhart was eaten by three-foot crabs with claws like lion jaws

The mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart's disappearance has bewildered many for years. Some have proposed that her plane simply crashed and sank, while others have pondered a number of other explanations, including capture by the Japanese, or that she lived out her days on Gardner Island.

{FD} Archaeologists discover ‘masterpiece’ sealstone in Greek tomb

It took more than a year to wipe the limestone crust off a 1.4-inch-long stone found in an ancient tomb in Greece, but it would have been time well spent even if it took twice as long — because when the task was completed, researchers from the University of Cincinnati had uncovered a treasure that could rewrite the history of Western Civilization.

{FD} Rare find at King Solomon’s mines: Ancient pregnant woman’s remains

The skeleton of a pregnant woman, dating back around 3,200 years, has been found near a temple dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Hathor at a place that was once called King Solomon's Mines, archaeologists recently announced.