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The Colossus of Rhodes: Ancient Greek Mega Statue
The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the most ambitious and tallest statue of the Hellenistic period. The last of [...]
One of the Largest Castles in Europe Was Born to Resist the Mongol Invasion
13th century Europe was under attack by the Mongols and the Kingdom of Hungary was right in the sights of the invaders. Something had to be done, and the [...]
Ancient Inscriptions Decoded at the Spectacular Temple of the Mayan King Pakal
Hieroglyphic inscriptions on the tomb of an ancient Mayan King have been translated more than 60 years after archaeologists discovered the hidden burial [...]
Archaeologists in the UK Find Two Mutilated Skeletons
According to The Guardian newspaper, archaeologists in the UK have made a grisly discovery. They have found the graves of two men who have had their lower [...]
Picts, Gaels, and Scots: Exploring their Mysterious (and Sometimes Mythical) Origins
When the tribe of Chatti arrived in Scotland at the beginning of the Christian era and became the embryonic clan Keith, they assimilated with the people [...]
Ancient teeth reveal evidence of 400,000 year-old manmade pollution in Israel
A multi-national team of researchers found the first known case of manmade pollution in a cave in Israel. The evidence was found in the hardened dental [...]
Beyond the Image: Hidden inscriptions on Athenian vases
Just because scholars have analyzed ancient Greek pottery for centuries doesn’t mean they’ve uncovered all their secrets. This kylix, or cup, of the [...]
Roman temple discovered in central Italian region of Lazio
An extraordinary discovery redefines the entire history of a territory that today is known as Itri and the entire surrounding area. Long years of study, [...]
22,000-year-old panda from cave in Southern China belongs to distinct, long-lost lineage
Researchers who’ve analyzed ancient mitochondrial (mt)DNA isolated from a 22,000-year-old panda found in Cizhutuo Cave in the Guangxi Province of [...]
The Best Sci-Fi TV Shows on Netflix
Here are the best sci-fi TV shows you can stream on Netflix right now. Source: space