In ancient Rome, they would have been pitted against gladiators or served up at banquets.
Researchers have found an organic molecule essential to biology in interstellar space for the first time, announced experts Tuesday, a discovery that could help solve a long-time mystery.
Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about.
The historic city of Venice hosts the 15th Architecture Biennale this year, with exhibitions spanning from May 28 to Nov. 27. Venice, Italy, in and of itself an architectural phenomenon...
Margaret Vinci Heldt, who became a hairstyling celebrity after she created the famous beehive hairdo in 1960, has died at age 98.
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In this photo taken on Monday, June 13, hot air balloons fly over a lake during a ballooning festival in Velikiye Luki, Russia.
Climate change appears to have driven to extinction an Australian Great Barrier Reef rodent, according to a new study, which suggests the species may be the first mammal lost to the global phenomenon.
A man pulls baby sharks from the womb of a dead shark in Changbin Township in Taitung, Tuesday, June 14. The Fisheries Research Institute said that 37 babies were removed from the pregnant tiger shark, which was found dead in a fisherman's net, according to the Central News Agency. Officials said the babies would be reared and then released into the wild.
Apple kicked off its annual software developer conference with an artificial intelligence upgrade for Siri, its digital assistant, as well as new software features for other devices and an overhaul of its music service.