The critically-endangered blue whale has returned to the waters near the remote island of South Georgia near Antarctica, almost 100 years after they were nearly made extinct.
A man searching for mushrooms in a forest in the Czech Republic uncovered an ancient sword and bronze axe, both thought to date from around 3,300 years ago.
Excavation crews have unearthed at least 12 unmarked coffins in a Tulsa, Oklahoma graveyard that archaeologists think holds victims of the infamous 1921 race massacre in the city.
A new study has reignited a heated dispute about two corroded Roman-era iron nails some suggest were used to crucify Jesus.
A strange grave in the Scottish Highlands is starting to make more sense to scientists, with DNA analysis showing that several members of the same family were buried in the same place.
Archaeologists have unearthed the rich burial of a sixth-century man thought to be an Anglo-Saxon warlord in southern England, after it was first discovered by metal detectorists.
The remains of a 1,200-year-old pagan temple to the Old Norse gods such as Thor and Odin have been discovered in Norway.
Divers in Southeast Asia have located the lost wreck of what's thought to be a U.S. Navy submarine that sank in 1943 after it was attacked by Japanese aircraft.
Fierce debate over the Nebra Sky Disk has been reignited by a new study that suggests it is at least 1,000 years younger than previously thought.
The wreck of a German warship torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine in 1940 has been discovered in deep water off the North Sea coast of southern Norway.
Britain's oldest artworks have been unearthed on the Channel Island of Jersey, showing what apperar to be Ice Age scenes of mammoths in ancient lands now drowned by the sea.
Two young beluga whales that were on show in an aquarium in Shanghai have now arrived at a seawater sanctuary off Iceland. This is the first time they've seen the sea in more than a decade.
A restoration worker kept a chunk of Stonehenge more than 60 years ago. He returned it last year and now the stone has solved a long-standing mystery.
Human bones in the famous Newgrange tomb in Ireland belonged to king born of first-degree incest, researchers say.
New research reveals that the "Plaza Tree of Pueblo Bonito," once thought to be a living "tree of life," may have been just a big, dead tree that came from somewhere else.
A team of explorers have found the wreck of a United States Navy submarine that sank more than 60 years ago in deep water near the Hawaiian island of Oahu.