Ancient graffiti reveals the real date of Pompeii's destruction
October 17, 2018, 12:19 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The debate over whether the eruption of Mount Vesuvius occurred in August or October may finally be settled.
How scientists unraveled the mystery behind a 1,700-year-old striped sock
October 15, 2018, 11:59 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Stripes, it seems, have been a fashion mainstay for countless generations.
Rising seas are swallowing Scotland's Stone Age ruins
October 7, 2018, 11:32 a.m. by Josh Lew
Scientists are rushing to document neolithic ruins on the Orkney Islands before they're washed away.
The strange and surprising history behind 13 popular wedding traditions
October 2, 2018, 1:07 p.m. by Sidney Stevens
Many treasured marriage rituals have a dark history.
Very good boy digs up 3,000-year-old Bronze Age treasure
September 21, 2018, 3:06 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Monty the dog made the discovery while out for his daily stroll in the Czech Republic.
Many veterinarians have ethical qualms about what some pet owners ask them to do
Challenge your cat with this fancy box toy
Fishermen discover massive skull and antlers from ancient 'Irish elk'
Eerie 'singing' heard coming from an Antarctic ice shelf
Meet the woman who saved the Icelandic goat from extinction
Chinese city plans to launch an 'artificial moon' to replace streetlights