This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket
Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'
Archeologists Discover ‘Vampire’ Child Who Died 1,500 Years Ago
The body of a 10-year-old child who died in the 5th century had a rock inserted into its mouth to prevent undead attacks.
Researchers Show How Mount Vesuvius Eruption Vaporized Blood and Exploded Skulls
Hundreds of people in the town of Herculaneum took cover from the eruption in boat-houses. Their bones tell a gruesome story.
This 3,200 Year Old Egyptian Cheese Is Cursed With a Deadly Pathogen
The cheese, made from both cow and sheep/goat milk, is contaminated with infectious bacteria.
How '2001: A Space Odyssey' Anticipated the Rise of the Ancient Aliens Meme
1968 was a landmark year for chalking up all the cool stuff ancient peoples did to extraterrestrial encounters.
These Geometric Shapes Were Made By a Previously Unknown Civilization
Perhaps as many as one million Pre-Columbian people lived in the southern rim of the Amazon, away from major rivers.
It belongs in a museum
These Robots Will Explore Tunnels Dug by Looters
When a job is too dangerous for people, robots take charge.
This Is What 5,000-Year-Old Beer Tastes Like
Stanford University researchers discovered the ancient recipe in northwest China—and now a Beijing brewpub is serving their own version.
Archeologists Say We Can Blame the Patriarchy on Meat
A new study found that men started to dominate once they increased the meat in their diets, while women ate mostly grains.
Archeologists Were Wrong About 'Superhenge'
The ring of structures underneath Stonehenge are not made of stone.
Archaeologists Discover Tools that Prehistoric Butchers Used 250,000 Years Ago
How many nights have you listlessly laid awake in your bed and stared into the inky abyss of the night sky wondering the following: “Just what in the hell did early man use to butcher rhinos in their quest for Stone Age sustenance?”
This Is What 340-Year-Old Shipwrecked Cheese Smells Like
The tin containing “dairy product, butter, or cheese” was found in a 17th-century shipwreck off the coast of Sweden last week.