Thursday, February 6, 2014
A treasure trove of fossilized dinosaurs and other long-extinct species in northeastern China was created, Pompeii-style, by an erupting volcano, scientists said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
An auction house that sold a 148-year-old baseball card is now selling even older baseball memorabilia that features a Union team decimated by a Civil War battle.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
A Mexican man who claims to have survived 16 months adrift on the Pacific was Saturday regaining strength on a remote Marshall Islands atoll as a navy ship was sent to pick him up.
It's puppy love for the record books: The Labrador retriever was the most popular dog breed in the U.S. last year for a 23rd year in a row, the American Kennel Club announced Friday.
Buy your ticket to an art house movie, order a glass of wine and kick back on century-old seats: Vienna's half-dozen old picture houses still draw crowds with their retro charm.
A motorcycle-loving man's family has fulfilled his dying wish — to be buried astride his beloved Harley-Davidson encased in a see-through casket.
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Staff at Adelaide Zoo were in mourning Friday after the world's oldest flamingo, and their oldest resident, died aged 83.
Friday, January 31, 2014
Next time you call someone a Neanderthal, better look in a mirror. Many of the genes that help determine most people's skin and hair are more Neanderthal than not, according to two new studies that look at the DNA fossils hidden in the modern human genome.
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
“In some cases death came immediately; in others, after many days,” the historian Procopius wrote as a terrifying disease scythed through Constantinople in 542 AD.
Two Russian space station astronauts took a spacewalk Monday to complete a camera job left undone last month, but ran into new trouble.