We know more about how the victims of Vesuvius died — and it's grim
January 23, 2020, 7:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The volcanic eruption was so intense it turned this person's brain into glass.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
January 22, 2020, 4:54 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It took a catastrophe to uncover its full glory.
Gold bar found in Mexico City park was an Aztec treasure looted by conquistadors
January 11, 2020, 2:21 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The artifact was probably dropped by conquistadors as they fled from the city.
Climate change may have been the one thing Vikings truly feared
January 10, 2020, 1:59 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
They may have etched those fears in a famous, 5-ton granite slab.
What those beautiful glass prisms in the sidewalk are really for
January 10, 2020, 8:26 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Some cities are now restoring the lights for their historic and aesthetic value.
Could ancient stone circles have been conduits for lightning strikes?
December 23, 2019, 8:50 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
New evidence at the center of an ancient stone circle offers clues.
World's oldest married couple celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary
December 20, 2019, 1:25 p.m. by Ben Bolton
John and Charlotte Henderson met in 1934, and the rest is history!
Ghostly remains of massive Roman shipwreck found in Mediterranean
December 19, 2019, 8:25 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The wreck, dating back 2,000 years, is estimated to contain some 6,000 amphorae.