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Pensioner Needs New Drill To Dig For Nazi-Looted Treasure

Pensioner Needs New Drill To Dig For Nazi-Looted Treasure

Reuters  03. 3.2015
By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) - A pensioner has started digging in Germany's western Ruhr region for the Amber Room,...
Mysterious Coffin Buried Near 'Crooked King' Yields Big Surprise

Mysterious Coffin Buried Near 'Crooked King' Yields Big Surprise

Macrina Cooper-White  03. 2.2015
Archaeologists recently cracked open a mysterious "coffin-within-a-coffin" found just yards from the grave of King Richard III in Leicester,...
Bonanza Of Ancient Crocs Unearthed Overseas

Bonanza Of Ancient Crocs Unearthed Overseas

Macrina Cooper-White  02.25.2015
Talk about a crocodile paradise. Scientists examining fossil outcrops in northeastern Peru near the city of Iquitos were stunned to discover...
Scan Reveals Big Surprise Inside Ancient Statue

Scan Reveals Big Surprise Inside Ancient Statue

Ed Mazza  02.23.2015
Researchers examining a nearly 1,000-year-old statue of Buddha on display in Holland discovered something very unusual hidden inside: the...
PHOTOS: 'Priceless' Sunken Treasure Discovered Overseas

PHOTOS: 'Priceless' Sunken Treasure Discovered Overseas

Jacqueline Howard  02.19.2015
Divers exploring an ancient Mediterranean harbor in Israel's Caesarea National Park a few weeks ago discovered glittering treasure on the...
WATCH: Step Inside This Mysterious Ancient Tomb

WATCH: Step Inside This Mysterious Ancient Tomb

Jacqueline Howard  02.11.2015
Ever wanted to peek inside an ancient tomb? Here's your chance, courtesy of a stunning digital reconstruction (above) of an elaborate tomb...
Giant Prehistoric Rodent's Titanic Teeth Weren't Just For Biting

Giant Prehistoric Rodent's Titanic Teeth Weren't Just For Biting

Jacqueline Howard  02. 5.2015
When scientists discovered the fossilized skull of a huge prehistoric rodent six years ago in Uruguay, they could tell right away that...
Prehistoric Woman's Heartbreaking Tale Revealed

Prehistoric Woman's Heartbreaking Tale Revealed

Ed Mazza  02. 5.2015
An ancient tragedy is shining new light on life in the Neolithic Era, as archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a woman who appears...
The World's Greatest Lost Treasures, Still Waiting To Be Found

The World's Greatest Lost Treasures, Still Waiting To Be Found

Ozy  01.29.2015
BY LAURA SECORUN PALET, OZY These days, thanks largely to Google Earth, it seems not an inch of this planet is left unexplored or a single...
Ancient Iceman Gives Scientists 'Big Surprise'

Ancient Iceman Gives Scientists 'Big Surprise'

Macrina Cooper-White  01.26.2015
Researchers in Italy announced this week that they had discovered a strange new tattoo on the ribcage of the 5,300-year-old mummy known...
Mystery Tomb Just Got A Lot More Mysterious

Mystery Tomb Just Got A Lot More Mysterious

Jacqueline Howard  01.21.2015
A lavish ancient tomb in northeastern Greece is a lot more crowded than previously thought. The three-chamber tomb, which dates back to...
Strange 'Magical' Amulet Has Scientists Buzzing

Strange 'Magical' Amulet Has Scientists Buzzing

David Freeman  01. 6.2015
A strange "magical" amulet dating back about 1,500 years has archaeologists buzzing. One side of the stone amulet, which was unearthed...
New Stonehenge Discovery Hailed As 'Most Important In 60 Years'

New Stonehenge Discovery Hailed As 'Most Important In 60 Years'

Macrina Cooper-White  12.19.2014
Archaeologists studying Stonehenge and its environs say they've unearthed the remnants of an untouched, ancient encampment that dates back...
Mystery Of Ancient Skeleton And His Dagger Is Finally Solved

Mystery Of Ancient Skeleton And His Dagger Is Finally Solved

Macrina Cooper-White  12.18.2014
Scientists have been trying to unravel the mystery of "Racton Man" since 1989, when the Bronze Age skeleton was found clutching an ornate...