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Archaeologists have found the oldest jewelry decorated by anatomically modern humans in Eurasia on record.
Franklin was being sarcastic. But dig into the story of how the myth arose and it just gets weirder and weirder.
A 54-page document co-written with engineer Michele Besso sold for a record-breaking $13 million at auction on Tuesday, Nov 23.
A letter written by Russian empress Catherine the Great on April 20, 1787, stressing the importance of the smallpox vaccine will go up for auction in London.
Reference Though Thomas Edison credited as the man who invented the lightbulb, this revolutionary technology was in fact developed by several inventors.
More than 2,000 years ago, a guerrilla army of Jewish rebels stormed and defeated a stronghold of the occupying Seleucid Empire.
A rare 54-page manuscript written by Albert Einstein and Michele Besso could earn a record sum at auction on Tuesday, Nov. 23
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Reference In the Battle of the Alamo, outnumbered Texan rebels defended against a Mexican army during the Texas Revolution
Five rare "non-returning" boomerangs found in dry riverbed in South Australia were probably used hundreds of years ago to hunt waterbirds, according to a new study.
The former waste dump, condemned as an environmental disaster site in the 1980s, could be the resting place of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa, a recent deathbed confession revealed.
Historians are still uncertain about what happened to the vanished English colonists at Roanoke, but they have several theories.
In the 15th century, a group of elite women in the ancient city of Chan Chan spent their days making textiles while living ... and in death.
The earliest evidence of mercury poisoning has been found in 5,000-year-old bones of humans buried in Spain and Portugal, according to a new study.
An amateur archaeologist in Switzerland has discovered an ornate dagger wielded by a Roman soldier 2,000 years ago.
Reference The fictional Dracula was loosely based on a real person with an equally disturbing taste for blood: Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia or — as he is better known — Vlad the Impaler (Vlad Tepes).
Disease outbreaks have ravaged humanity from prehistory to modern times, sometimes changing the course of history and even wiping out entire civilizations.