On June 18, 1815 the course of European history was changed when French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte found himself outmatched on the fields near Waterloo. 200 years on, experts...
New research has revealed why it took more than 30 million years for large Triassic dinosaurs to populate the tropics after they first appeared on Earth, ending a mystery that...
A mysterious inscription from the time of King David provides a fascinating glimpse into the past, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Tuesday.
A Colt .45 revolver once owned by General George S. Patton sold for $75,000 at auction in Los Angeles Thursday.
The search for clues into the disappearance of Amelia Earhart continues. Next month researchers from The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) will set...
What a difference 128 million years can make. According to research published in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology, the original snake ancestor was a night hunter and came...
Tours of the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor have been suspended after a vessel damaged its floating dock Wednesday.
A recent fossil find gives further evidence that the well-known “Lucy” species was not alone in the region now known as Ethiopia, a new study suggests.
Will the ancient oasis city of Palmyra in Syria join the long list of war-ravaged historic sites?