A climber from Germany added an epic achievement to his list of accomplishments by breaking into the Roman Colosseum and exploring it in the dead of night.
Attendance at the annual summer solstice celebration at Stonehenge plummeted this year following new regulations aimed at curbing unruly behavior.
George Knapp shares some items that have recently caught his attention, including a history of magical flying carpets.
A man working in an Irish bog stumbled upon a truly bizarre and potentially delicious find: an enormous ball of butter believed to be over 2,000 years old!
A team of archaeologists believe they have found the remnants of a massive ancient monument buried in the sand at the famed Jordanian city of Petra.
A research project that deciphered text found on pieces of the mysterious Antikythera mechanism has provided a wealth of new insights on the ancient device.
A series of submerged 'structures' off the coast of Greece that had some wondering if they were a lost city have been proven to be, in fact, merely natural formations.
A construction project in London's financial district inadvertently led to the discovery of a bevy of ancient documents from nearly 2,000 years ago.
Archaeologists in Europe have discovered remnants of mysterious underground structures created by Neanderthals around 176,000 years ago!
Transporting the materials to construct Stonehenge may appear to have been a monumental feat, but a recent experiment in London has shown that it likely wasn't so challenging.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest including a man who says he has located buried Nazi atom bombs.
A group of self-described 'new age travelers' were arrested at Stonehenge after they stormed the monument, set fire to nearby grass, and climbed on top of the famed rocks!
A pair of divers swimming at an ancient Roman seaport in Israel spotted a previously-undiscovered shipwreck that was revealed to contain a bevy of incredible artifacts.
The uplifting tale of a Canadian teen who unwittingly discovered a lost Mayan city is being called into question by experts who say that he probably didn't.
A 15-year-old boy from Quebec, fascinated by astronomy and the Mayan culture, appears to have located a lost Mayan City which, until now, had been unnoticed by archaeologists.
At an archaeology conference in Cairo, doubts and voices were raised over the veracity of claims that two new chambers had been discovered at King Tut's tomb.
An elaborate message, thought to be tales of Viking feats and kings, inscribed on a massive runestone in Sweden may, in fact, be much more mundane that historians thought.
New research using satellite imagery of Antarctica may have uncovered a massive lake lurking beneath the ice that may be home to a myriad of strange creatures.
A groundbreaking new study into the extinction of the dinosaurs suggests that the iconic creatures suffered a far more prolonged demise than what we were taught in school.
Amidst the iconic Nazca Lines in Peru are a number of strange spiral-shaped holes which have proven to be indecipherable to researchers until now.
Egypt's Antiquities Minister confirmed the discovery of two new rooms at King Tut's tomb and hinted that their contents could be of enormous significance.
In an interview with a Spanish newspaper, Egypt's Tourism Minister revealed that the hidden chamber found at Tutankhamun's tomb contains incredible discoveries.
A study of artifacts from Easter Island may fundamentally change our understanding of the mysterious civilization that once resided there.
Archaeologists working at Stonehenge unearthed the remains of over a dozen women that were once buried at the ancient monument.
An architect in England has proposed a bold new theory that Stonehenge was once a two-story structure that boasted a massive roof.
Researchers studying remnants of the Incan empire believe they are getting closer to solving the mystery of their strange devices known as khipu.
A new study out of Europe may have uncovered what led to the extinction of the mysterious and monstrous ape known as Gigantopithecus.
A farmer in Buenos Aires made a colossal discovery on Christmas Day when he uncovered this enormous ancient shell inside of a river bank.
On the eve of the Winter Solstice which draws hundreds of visitors to Stonehenge, archaeologists have revealed a puzzling new discovery near the famed esoteric monument.