"I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation," the National Archives quote George Washington in a letter to his brother following the French and Indian War.
The fossil of the giant worm with “terrifying” jaws was found in a museum.
A University of Houston grad student poking around in the Library of Congress' archives stumbled across a long-lost novel from the mid-19th century—and it's a discovery the editor ...
The top of a limestone column discovered in the Western Galilee may pinpoint the location of the ancient village of Peqi’in, where the Galilean sages hid in a cave from the Romans ...
In modern times, a strain of salmonella called Paratyphi C. causes a typhus-like outbreak called enteric fever that can kill as many as 15 percent of those it infects, mostly in de...
A painted red telephone that belonged to Hitler— described as “arguably the most destructive ‘weapon’ of all time"— sold at an auction on Sunday.
A giant flying reptile may have been the largest and most feared predator in ancient Transylvania.
Archaeologists in Scotland have unearthed a hoard of stunning prehistoric artifacts, including a bronze sword and rare gold-decorated spearhead.
The "birth plan" of an ancient Nessie look-alike didn't involve laying a giant egg, but rather delivering a live baby sea monster, a new study finds.
A fascinating essay that lay hidden for decades reveals Winston Churchill’s views on alien life.