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Flower Pot Turns Out to be Roman Sarcophagus

OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND – In a twist of events, an antiques expert visiting Blenheim Palace realized that one of the building’s flower pots was actually…

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What Was ‘The Enlightenment’?

We hear about it all the time. It was a pivotal point in European history, paving the way for centuries of history afterward, but…

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What Happened to Ancient Egypt?

We hear a lot about Ancient Egypt. The world has been pretty much obsessed with it since Howard Carter and his team first discovered…

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The Human Imprint on the Shifting Sahara Desert

In a quest to understand global climate change and how the human race plays a part in it, researchers and archaeologists are looking to…

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Will the Real Ramses II Statue Please Stand Up?

“Last Tuesday they called me to announce the big discovery of a colossus of a king, most probably Ramses II, made out of quartzite,”…

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2,000 Year-Old “Bear Cult” Left a Surprise in Siberia

UST-POLUI, SIBERIA – Archaeologists investigating Siberia’s ancient “bear cult” at an ancient ceremonial site within the Arctic Circle have uncovered a surprise beneath the…

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The Historical Cultivation of the Amazon Rainforest

According to botanical and archaeological record, the Amazon Rainforest as we know it today is a direct product of forest farmers and caretakers who…

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8 Awesome Facts About Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was truly a fascinating place. The modern world has been captivated by it ever since Howard Carter first opened the famous tomb…

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2,500 Year-Old Gold Jewelry Unearthed in England

“This must rank as one of the most exciting treasure finds I have ever dealt with – not quite in the same league as…

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Meet The Man That Made A Decision That Saved Your Life And You Don’t Even Know His Name

Back in October of 1962, the world was on the brink of a thermonuclear war that would change the course of humanity. Most people…

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