One researcher has come up with a new theory to explain sightings of the legendary Scottish loch monster.
The 500-year-old statue of a woman unearthed in Mexico has a surprisingly familiar head ornamentation.
Astronomers have identified a nearby extrasolar world that is not only terrestrial in nature, but also ancient.
These giant prehistoric beasts, made famous by Game of Thrones, were part of a mysterious ancient lineage.
An Irish farmer who had been plagued by bad luck has blamed a 'curse' caused by a damaged standing stone.
Astronomers have discovered six ancient galaxies around a black hole 1 billion times the mass of the Sun.
Archaeologists have discovered 13 ancient Egyptian coffins that have remained untouched since antiquity.
A 12 billion-year-old galaxy in the distant universe looks uncannily like a miniature version of the Milky Way.
An ancient species of ant has been found frozen in time while right in the middle of devouring another insect.
A 3,000-year-old clay figurine found in China bears more than a passing resemblance to the pigs from Angry Birds.
A new study has indicated that a Syrian village was destroyed by debris from a comet 13,000 years ago.
For years, some have speculated that pyramid-shaped formations in Antarctica could be man-made structures.
Archaeologists in China have discovered a strange brown liquid inside an ancient pot shaped like a swan.
A new study has revealed that chimp lip-smacking could be a clue to the ancient origins of human speech.
Scientists have analyzed genetic material from a tooth of an ancient human ancestor that lived 800,000 years ago.
Scientists have been attempting to solve the 1,400-year-old mystery of Japan's 'pheasant tail' sky phenomenon.
Scientists have discovered the capital of an ancient Maya kingdom in the back yard of a cattle rancher.
A new study has revealed that our ancestors mated with a mysterious unknown population of ancient humans.
An ancient Egyptian board game may have evolved into a conduit through which to contact the other side.
The voice of an ancient Egyptian man who died 3,000 years ago has been recreated for the first time.