French authorities are closing access to a mountaintop location, Pic de Bugarach, on December 21st, as it is rumored to be one of the few safe spots on the planet, when the Mayan calendar cycle ends, and they want to avoid a deluge of believers, sightseers, and journalists.
Archaeologists in Italy have unearthed the skeleton of a man from ancient Rome who suffered from gigantism. The massive Roman would have stood six feet, eight inches tall, an astounding two feet more than the average height of his fellow countrymen.
Joe Taylor sends a drawing of a giant skeleton, with a cast of a giant 47-inch femur on top it (next to a modern-sized femur).
Pictured is a replica Stone of Destiny, which is also known as the Stone of Scone.
As an exclusive for Coast to Coast, Marshall Masters has provided the following graphic to accompany his appearance on the 10/6/12 show.
In tandem with his 10/2/12 appearance, L.A. Marzulli shares his photo of one of the Hopewell Mounds in Ohio, near where a crop circle recently appeared.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a story about an ancient Buddha stature that was carved from a meteorite (pictured).
A fragment of 4th century papyrus (pictured) written in Coptic contains the phrase "Jesus said to them, 'My wife...' " according to Karen L. King, a historian at Harvard Divinity School.
A team of scientists has accomplished a stunning technical achievement by sequencing the entire genome of a Siberian girl who lived more than 50,000 years ago.
Carmen Boulter shares two images in tandem with her 8/27/11 appearance.
Google is expanding its popular Street View feature to include dozens of 360-degree interactive photos of ancient Mayan ruins.
A modern day Noah's Ark, built using measurements described in the Bible, has opened to the public in Holland.
Divers working with the Univ. of St. Andrews have discovered an underwater world that once connected Britain to continental Europe.
In tandem with her reports on the 6/28/12 show, Linda Moulton Howe shares this photo of a stone totem excavated at Gobekli Tepe.
The latest salvo in the battle over the Shroud of Turin's authenticity comes from an Italian church historian who contends that not only is the relic a fake but that it is also actually one of 40 such alleged burial cloths of Jesus which were venerated in Europe during the Middle Ages.
New photos released from the Easter Island Statue Project reveal complete bodies buried beneath the iconic stone heads.
Mark Adams sent us photos of Machu Picchu in tandem with his first hour appearance on the 5/3/12 show.
The Smithsonian has recreated the monster snake that slithered through rainforests 60 million years ago for a new TV show about the fearsome predator.
Human fossils from southern China, dating back as far as 14,500 years, hint at what may be a previously unknown species, with both primitive and modern qualities.
Joe Bullard shares an image of a prehistoric Swiss rock painting of a "spaceman" that closely resembles an alien face Ed Leedskalnin carved at Coral Castle.
An eerie video out of Siberia has captured what may be the prehistoric woolly mammoth living in modern times. While it is believed that the creature went extinct nearly 4,000 years ago, there has been persistent speculation that they could have survived in the vast, uncharted Russian tundra. Skeptics, however, contend that the fuzzy film is merely of a bear carrying a fish, a wayward elephant, or a hoax. More on the story, including the alleged mammoth video, at The Sun.
Mayan communities in southern Mexico have begun a year-long countdown to Dec. 21, 2012, the end date for one of their ancient calendar cycles.
A new study out of Italy has added another layer to the debate over the Shroud of Turin's authenticity. According to the research, which set out to determine how the infamous image on the enigmatic relic could have been created, the only method that was successful in duplicating the exact "shade, texture, and depth" was via ultraviolet lasers. Since such technology has only been available in modern times, the findings give new strength to the belief that the image was a divine creation. More on the story at The Telegraph.
Geologists have located the source of some of the rocks used to create Stonehenge, some 5,000 years ago.
Using a technique called 'light painting,' photographer Marc Bower-Briggs recently transformed Stonehenge into a luminous wonderland
Scientists from Russia and Japan believe it may be possible to recreate a woolly mammoth within five years.
Skeletons of a Roman-era couple found in central-northern Italy show the pair has been holding hands for 1,500 years.
Check out some of the items that have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including an article about mysterious lines in the Middle East that can be seen only from the air (pictured), and an investigation into the Jerusalem UFO videos:
Carmen Boulter sent us several images, and links to three photo galleries, in tandem with her 7/27/11 appearance.
A 200-ft diameter crop circle has turned up in a wheat field right next to the famous ancient monument, Stonehenge, prompting questions as to who is responsible.