Did Thomas Crapper actually create your commode?
Inside All About History 126: Discover why the Teutonic Knights brought their holy war back to Europe and how they became a major medieval power.
Archaeologists in Jerusalem have unearthed a massive moat beneath a busy roadway. But a handprint etched into the stone structure remains a mystery.
The most notorious pirates wreaked havoc from China to the Caribbean. Here are 10 fearsome pirates from history.
X-rays of a sword that had been sitting in museum storage reveals that it’s actually from the Bronze Age.
Recent research suggests rats may not have played the critical role in keeping plague going in Europe.
Genghis Khan (1160 to 1227) founded the Mongol Empire, which covered much of Asia and parts of Europe.
A new study of ancient silver hoards from Israel and Gaza suggests that metal was used as currency in the Bronze Age, hundreds of years earlier than previously suspected.
The tomb dates from a period when ancient Egypt was co-ruled by the female pharaoh Hatshepsut and Thutmose III.
Neutron imaging revealed that a medieval pendant from Germany holds fragments of bone, possibly those of a saint.
REFERENCE Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights leader who fought for racial and economic justice. His oft-quoted "I Have a Dream" speech made an incredible impact on the country's racial, cultural and intellectual landscape.
The remains of a "princely" tomb, possibly from a Hunnic warrior, have been found during motorway construction in Romania.
A genetic study has revealed the existence of a previously unknown hunter-gatherer group that lived in Siberia upwards of 10,000 years ago.