Animals gather for annual blessings in Los Angeles
April 2, 2018, 12:07 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The annual Olvera Street blessing of the animals dates back to 1930, when the street was founded.
Fabled 'Gate to Hell' really did kill people — and now we know why
February 20, 2018, 4:41 p.m. by John Platt
The ancient Romans saw 'Pluto's Gate' as the entrance to the underworld.
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.
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Border collies run like the wind to bring new life to Chilean forest
Bizarre clam video weirds out the internet
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
River stones transform into adorable palm-sized animals