The Pachacamac idol, long thought destroyed by Spanish conquistadors, was once a colorful deity.
The man had a missing lower jaw, so the forensic artist gave the individual a beard to hide his jaw line.
Excluding Mercury, this newly discovered asteroid has the smallest known aphelion distance in our entire solar system.
It's unclear which side these soldiers fought on. Were they revolutionaries, Brits or perhaps Tories — colonists who sided with the king?
This Sunday, people across the United States can luxuriate in an extra hour of sleep as daylight saving time comes to an end.
There's so much smoke from wildfires in the Amazon rainforest that São Paulo plunged into darkness on Monday afternoon (Aug. 19), with day turning into night.
Here's why switching insulins can be so challenging and how medical professionals can help patients do it safely.
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.