Some Compelling Reasons Not to Give Up on Solving Climate Change
Reports that say we’re all doomed in the face of the climate crisis ignore a history of survival—and the opportunity to make the future better.
Long May She Reign: 8-Year-Old Girl Pulls Pre-Viking Sword from Lake
Saga Vanecek was swimming in a local lake in Sweden when she stepped on something odd—an archeological treasure.
The World’s Biggest Underwater Cave Is Full of Maya Bones and Artifacts
Mexico’s San Actun cave system contains pottery, bones of extinct giant sloths, and a 9,000-year-old human skull.
The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala
With the help of lasers and drones, scientists have found that Maya civilization was more advanced and populous than previously imagined.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
A Trucker Went Off-Roading on the 2,000-Year-Old Nazca Lines
He tore through an ancient set of desert etchings that are considered "the most outstanding group of geoglyphs anywhere in the world."
There’s a Huge Secret Vault in Giza’s Great Pyramid, and Nobody Knows Why
How light from alien stars and galaxies revealed a hidden chamber within the mother of all heritage sites.
The September Stories Issue
What Does Our Trash Say About Us?
Archaeologists are taking a closer look at contemporary junk to understand our culture.
The World's Oldest Known Temple Was Home to a ‘Skull Cult’
The people of Göbekli Tepe loved carving headless humans into stone. Turns out they also loved carving human heads using stone.
10th Century Viking Treasures Unearthed In Scotland
Now comes the hard part: preserving 1,000-year-old gold and silver artifacts for centuries to come.
It belongs in a museum
These Robots Will Explore Tunnels Dug by Looters
When a job is too dangerous for people, robots take charge.
Far-Right Grave Robbers Could Be Stealing Ancestral Māori Skulls
Calling bullshit on the self-proclaimed historians behind those "white people got here first" stories.
A Secret Pyramid Was Found Inside an Ancient Temple in Mexico
Using 3D imaging technology, archaeologists detected a hidden structure inside Chich'en Itza's Temple of Kukulkan.