Mon, Sep 09 2013 at 10:09 AM
Medieval and Renaissance cartographers used fantastical illustrations to warn of the dangers of the unknown.
Tue, Sep 03 2013 at 8:29 AM
Real archaeological findings provide backing for this fictional story about a group of Ice Age humans.
Mon, Aug 26 2013 at 11:49 AM
Researchers are setting their sights to resurrecting passenger pigeons and woolly mammoths, but would it do more harm than good?
Thu, Aug 22 2013 at 12:29 PM
Researchers found blackened spice residue on an ancient cooking pot, suggesting that prehistoric Europeans were creative in their cooking.
Thu, Aug 15 2013 at 7:49 AM
One talented digging mammal has unearthed a Medieval burial ground in Germany.
Mon, Aug 05 2013 at 10:49 AM
The bizarre symbol over 1,000 feet in diameter lies miles away from the nearest city.
Tue, Jul 23 2013 at 1:45 PM
In Ireland, workers have found a 77-pound barrel full of well-preserved butter. How is it possible that something so perishable could last that long?
Tue, Jul 02 2013 at 11:02 AM
Following his natural death in June, the last known male Pinta tortoise will be preserved by taxidermists at the American Museum of Natural History.
Mon, Jul 01 2013 at 11:03 AM
Learn about the natural world past and present at these outstanding museums.
Wed, Jun 05 2013 at 1:10 PM
In a billion-year-old battle of the microbes, foraminifera may have been responsible for the decline of stromatolites.