The ancient tomb of Santa Claus may be hiding under a Turkish church
October 4, 2017, 4:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Archaeologists conducting digital surveys below the surface of St. Nicholas Church have discovered an untouched temple.
Belfry-dwelling bats are causing an unholy mess in English churches
August 11, 2017, 9:31 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You know things are bad when errant guano interrupts the Eucharist.
New DNA study finds modern-day Lebanese are descendants of the Canaanites
July 27, 2017, 2:32 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Modern-day Lebanese are descendants of the Canaanites, proving that they weren't wiped out after all.
Vatican turns off iconic fountains in sign of water-saving solidarity
July 26, 2017, 8:23 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
It's the first time the fountains have been dry in recent memory.
Dalai Lama celebrates 81 years (in this lifetime, anyway)
July 5, 2017, 4:42 p.m. by Catie Leary
In honor of his birthday, let's take a look at some of the amazing people the revered spiritual leader has met over the years.
World's oldest 'comic book' boasts an all-woman cast, plenty of good vs. evil
June 6, 2017, 11:37 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
'Psychomachia' is a 10th century smitefest in the name of God.
Atheists are less fearful of death than most religious people
March 24, 2017, 5:25 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
A new study on religious leanings and death anxiety reveals some surprising findings.
Hmong shaman work with traditional doctors to heal patients at California hospital
March 12, 2017, 2:21 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The new policy builds trust and community, and the patients are seeing the results.
Winter Vegetable Pot Pie with Biscuit Crust
World's longest flights leave passengers in the air for the better part of a day
The mystery and danger of Jacob's Well
5 homemade lip scrub recipes
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Costume designer repairs butterfly's torn wing