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Researchers were not right about left brains
The left and right side of our brain are specialized for some cognitive abilities. For example, in humans, language is processed predominantly in the left [...]
Rock Art Puzzle of Pueblo People of Mesa Verde Solved
A mysterious series of petroglyphs made by the Pueblo people of southwestern United States have been deciphered. These beautiful examples of rock art have [...]
Chinese paddlefish pronounced officially extinct
The new decade 2020 began with the sad announcement that another species is now extinct—the Chinese Paddlefish (Psephurus gladius), a close relative of the [...]
The curious case of the disappearing snakes
The loss of any species is devastating. However, the decline or extinction of one species can trigger an avalanche within an ecosystem, wiping out many [...]
10 of the World’s Oldest Languages Still Used Today
Languages have always been the very fiber of humanity. The cornerstone of society, and the force that paved the way for civilization. Without it, societies [...]
The Ottoman Empire: 600 Years of Domination
The Ottoman Empire was one of history’s largest and longest-lasting empires. It was founded around the end of the 13th / beginning of the 14th century and [...]
Iron Age Temple Uncovered in Jerusalem Challenges Biblical Claim
The famous Temple of Solomon might not have been the first or only temple in the Holy Land. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  [...]
Swords of Fate: The Ancient Blades That Forged History
For thousands of years humans have found good reason to stab, chop, slice and dice each other up, and the choice weapon which has endured the tests of time [...]
Saint Hildegard of Bingen – Visionary, Mystic, Writer, and Composer
Saint Hildegard of Bingen is arguably one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages. During her lifetime, she was abbess, mystic, visionary, and [...]
Breakthrough in Hunt for Spanish Shipwreck’s Greatest Ever Treasure
Marine archaeologists are renewing their search for a Spanish treasure shipwreck, the Juncal. It is believed that the ship had a cargo of treasure, [...]