A "flashlight" cane that lighted the way for Titanic survivors is hitting the auction block.
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.
The 9,000-year-old site is just outside Jerusalem. The ancient people who lived there were quite sophisticated.
Radioactivity still lingers more than 60 years after atomic weapons, including the hydrogen bomb, were tested in the Marshall Islands.
For the first time since 1965, two pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians, including the unique "Bent Pyramid," are being opened to the public, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.
A prehistoric, broken skull is revealing the secrets of ancient humans, divulging that early modern humans left Africa much earlier than previously thought, a new study finds.
Want to help save the world from climate change? Then grab some seeds, or some seedlings, and start planting trees like there's no tomorrow.
The ancient Philistines weren't local to what is now modern-day Israel. Instead, this enigmatic group descended from a group of seafaring Europeans, a new study of ancient DNA finds.
Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster.
Yellow jackets in Alabama may be in the midst of a colossal craze; they're making humongous "super nests" that can house 15,000 worker wasps, according to an entomologist there.
Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the foundations of the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey — a relative of King Henry VIII and Queen of England for nine days in July 1553.
Archaeologists diving off the southeastern coast of Cyprus just discovered an ancient treasure: the first known "undisturbed Roman shipwreck" in the country's history.
Hidden beneath Greenland’s Ice Sheet like an enormous necklace of sparkly blue and oddly shaped beads, scientists have discovered 56 previously unknown and gem-like lakes.
Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report.
A combination of cocaine and toxic pufferfish liver sent a Florida man to the emergency room, according to a new case report.
The journal that published the so-called "skull spike" study is now taking a second look at the research that went into it.
For only the second time in history, researchers have recorded footage of a live — and very curious — giant squid in the pitch-dark depths of its salty, deep-sea home.
Summer is the season for tourists, and that includes a cosmic traveler — one that's three times the length of a football field — that's expected to visit Earth's neighborhood later this week.
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