Tuesday, March 31, 2015
More than seven decades after a daring bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Human feces contains gold and other precious metals that could be worth hundreds of millions of dollars, experts say.
Giant rats may strike fear and disgust into the hearts of homeowners worldwide, but researchers in impoverished Mozambique are improbably turning some of them into heroes.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Medical scans of mummified remains in a touring exhibit at an Ohio museum show a girl who lived more than 500 years ago in Peru.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
The widely-held vision of Neanderthals as brutes may need a stark rethink after research found they crafted the world's earliest jewelry from eagle talons 130,000 years ago, long before modern humans appeared in Europe.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Genetic samples collected from across the United Kingdom are shedding light on the ancient past, including Viking invasions and a mystery about the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons, researchers report.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Norse legend has it that two giant wolves roam the sky -- with Skoll chasing the moon and its brother Hati going after the sun.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
In 1857, bushy-whiskered Emperor Franz Joseph proclaimed that his rapidly growing imperial capital Vienna needed a radical makeover befitting Austro-Hungary's wealth, might and technological prowess.