President Donald Trump has expressed an interest in buying Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory.
A toothless skull was all that researchers had of one of Scotland's oldest known Druids, but now they have something more: a wax re-creation of her face.
Fish swam for their lives when they encountered a forbidding, ancient "monster" penguin that would have towered over today's largest penguin.
A stash of ancient amulets is seeing the light of day, now that archaeologists in Pompeii have unearthed the treasures from under a pile of ash dating to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.
Grave robbers are usually a determined bunch, but for the past 3,400 years, unsavory burglars have managed to miss two ancient burial chambers just outside of Corinth, Greece.
Ancient sailors courted adventure and risked death on the Aegean Sea, as shown in five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks and a giant, granite anchor pole found near the Greek island of Levitha.
There was likely no shortage of ale and good cheer at a recently unearthed Viking drinking hall, discovered in northern Scotland.
A gaping hole in a dying tectonic plate beneath the ocean along the West Coast of the United States may be wreaking havoc at Earth's surface, but not in a way most people might expect.
Nearly 80 years ago, the USS Grunion submarine sank on its inaugural mission during World War II, taking the lives of 70 sailors with it as it plunged to the bottom of the Pacific.
Some unusual embryos may soon be growing in Japan: those of human-mouse and human-rat hybrids, news sources are reporting.
About a half-billion years ago, a predator that looked just like the Millennium Falcon terrorized tiny prey.
A long time ago, in a galaxy not at all far away, a carnivore with an uncanny resemblance to the Millennium Falcon from "Star Wars" scuttled through the seas.
The underwater city was named after the legendary Hercules, who ancient people believed actually visited the city.
The adventurer who discovered the Titanic is taking on a new mission: finding the Electra, the long-lost plane of Amelia Earhart, the record-breaking pilot who was last heard from on July 2, 1937.
Wildfires burning large swaths of Russia are generating so much smoke, they're visible from space, new images from NASA's Earth Observatory reveal.
An Iron Age warrior who likely fought Julius Caesar's legionnaires has been unearthed in the United Kingdom, according to news sources.
A Pictish man with a rugged face who was brutally murdered 1,400 years ago may have been royalty, new research finds.
Inside the buried remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Lithuania, archaeologists have found a priceless inscription, colorful floors, piles of coins and parts of the bimah.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of amputated human limbs at the field hospital that serviced the wounded at the Battle of Waterloo.
The Apollo 11 mission to the moon was one of humanity's most incredible feats, but it almost didn't happen.
Earth's scorching core is not a loner — it has been caught mingling with other, underworldly layers.
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