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This Mysterious Facedown 17th-Century Burial Is Baffling Archaeologists

  BERNESE LAKELAND, SWITZERLAND – Archaeologists discovered a burial in an ancient cemetery in 2013 that is still baffling them today. Construction workers were…

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On This Day, October 5th

1. 1962: The Beatles released their first single It was on this date in 1962 that the hit song “Love Me Do” was released…

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On This Day, October 4th

1. 1970: Janis Joplin passed away It was on this date in 1970 that the world lost a musical legend when Janis Joplin was…

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The Logistical Nightmare Know As The Berlin Airlift

The Berlin Airlift was one of the biggest logistical nightmares of the Cold War. Lasting over a year, it consisted of more than 250,000…

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On This Day, September 30th

1. 1955: Hollywood Icon James Dean’s fatal car crash Hollywood lost a legend on this date in 1955 when 24-year-old actor James Dean died…

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History’s Nutcases: Lord Byron

Last time on History’s Nutcases, we met the peculiar Sir George Sitwell, who had a strange obsession with all things Italian, spent his time working…

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The Unsolved Mystery of 5,000 Year-Old Scottish Rock Art

“It is emotional when you have worked on a project such as this, touched it, walked on it and closely examined it, to then…

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4 Ancient Societies That Were More Advanced Than You Thought

When we think of the trajectory of the human race, both socially, economically, and technologically, we generally are taught to think of it as…

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Just Like Jurassic Park, A Fossilized Blood-Filled Mosquito Has Been Found

“it is not surprising that a fossil of a blood-engorged mosquito has not been described [before]; this despite the popular misconception of dinosaur DNA…

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Archaeologists Have Found the Oldest Footprints in North America

“Our reported footprint date is not only the oldest human fossil evidence, but also the oldest archaeological evidence, reported from the Cuatro Ciénegas Basin.”…

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