A detailed look at coelacanths' scales reveals that this ancient lineage of fish may live to be 100 years old.
An analysis of Māori oral traditions and artwork suggests that they found Antarctica before the Europeans did.
The "German Stonehenge," a place for ritual events and possibly even human sacrifice, was also a home to many during the Neolithic and Bronze Ages.
The largest dinosaur from Australia was as long as a basketball court and taller than a two-story building.
The egg of a dwarf emu that's been extinct for 200 years was found in a sand dune on King Island, Australia.
Eight dead whales found in Norway had high levels of chemicals, including banned PCBs, in their bodies.
The ancient Greeks used mercenaries in a key battle, contrary to what the famed historian Herodotus said.
A "killed," or folded iron sword was discovered in the grave of a Roman mercenary who had been buried in an early Christian basilica.
Who carved the thousands of crosses into the walls of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem?
Modern humans are largely responsible for countless extinctions, but early humans weren't as bad, new research shows.