Archaeologists in Egypt may have solved one of history's most contentious debates: how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built.
An archeological dig on a small island in the English Channel uncovered a rather perplexing piece of the past buried in a 14th-century grave: the body of a porpoise.
A reindeer hunter exploring a mountain in Norway stumbled upon a rather remarkable find in the form of an ancient Viking sword.
A rare primate skull dating back 13 million years was recently discovered in Kenya.
A remarkable new study looking at the markings on the controversial Shroud of Turin may shed new light on their origin.
Author and pioneering researcher of Mayan cosmology John Major Jenkins has passed away.
George Knapp shared a number of news items that recently caught his attention.
The incredibly well-preserved remains of a 100-million-year-old baby bird encased in amber is being heralded by scientists as best glimpse yet of an ancient avian species.
A tenacious researcher in New Mexico is attempting to get to the bottom of a truly vexing mystery surrounding a pair of puzzling stone pillars found in one of the state's forests.
A long-standing debate surrounding the mysterious Shroud of Turin has been reignited thanks to claims made by a French coin expert.
A newly-published paper from paleontologists working out of San Diego suggests that humans may have resided in California as far back as 130,000 years ago!
An astronomer at Penn State has put forward a remarkable hypothesis that should sound familiar to UFO enthusiasts and ancient alien advocates.
The preponderance of handbags depicted in artwork throughout the ages has some paranormal researchers wondering if there may be more than meets the eye with the odd motif.
A construction project in a China yielded a surprising find as archaeologists uncovered a pyramid-shaped tomb believed to be thousands of years old.
An incredible 3,000-year-old statue was found hiding in plain sight in one of Cairo's impoverished neighborhoods.
Plans to auction an enormous plesiosaur skeleton in Paris have been met with outrage from geologists in Morocco who believe that the ancient belongs to their country.
Thought to have been solved last year, the mystery surrounding Illinois' vexing 'Tully Monster' appears to be renewed thanks to a new study on the infamous fossilized creature.
An astounding study on mysterious geoglyphs found in the Amazon jungle has uncovered more than 450 such ancient monuments located there and reveals new insights into how the earthworks were created.
Researchers studying the fossilized remains of tiny, ancient creatures believe they have found the oldest ancestor to the human species and it is rather repugnant.
Egyptologist John Anthony West is fighting cancer, and a Fundly campaign has been set up to help with the costs.
The British government is moving ahead with a highly controversial plan to build a tunnel under Stonehenge in order to ease traffic around the ancient monument.
This past year has offered up many surprising and amazing discoveries in the archaeological arena.
A California man teaching his son the esoteric art of dowsing discovered the remains of an animal that experts say could be from the planet's last ice age!
An amazing clay figurine unearthed by archaeologists in Israel bears a striking resemblance to the iconic Rodin statue 'The Thinker.'
Archaeologists have unearthed the remnants of a massive ancient complex close to Stonehenge that actually predates the mysterious monument by 1,000 years!
An unassuming brown stone discovered by a fossil hunter over a decade ago has been determined to be the first fossilized piece of dinosaur brain tissue ever found.
A team of researchers believe they have discovered two previously-unknown chambers inside the legendary Great Pyramid of Giza.
Remarkable new research into China's famed Terracotta Army reveals that the ancient Greeks may have had a hand in the creation of the amazing collection of clay statues.
At the opening of a new airport in Iraq, the country's Minister of Transportation claimed that ancient aliens once used the same location for their spaceships!
Archaeologists working in Mongolia's Gobi Desert have discovered an enormous fossilized dinosaur footprint that is nearly the size of a person!