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Museum Discovers An Ancient Skeleton, Hiding In Its Own Storage Room

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 08.06.2014 | Science

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find — in its own storage rooms. The University of Pennsylvan...

Fears and Tears: Halfpipe Bobsled and Other Olympic Sports NBC Would Love

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Brandt Goldstein

Get four big dudes who can really sprint, cram them into one of those 12-foot-long space shuttles, and let's see if they can do a Double McTwist 1260 at 80 mph.

We're Talkin' Olympics! (Normal English Need Not Apply)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

So how's your angulation? Thrown down any mad tricks lately? ...

Perfect Luge Position

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.09.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Danziger


Austrian Olympic Athletes Get Kidnap Threats

AP | ERIC WILLEMSEN | Posted 02.04.2014 | Sports

VIENNA (AP) — The Austrian Olympic Committee has received an anonymous letter containing a kidnap threat against Alpine skier Bernadette Schild and ...

WATCH: Haunted Shopping Cart Prank

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.17.2013 | Comedy

We've all been here before: which cart at the supermarket or store do you choose? If you choose right, you're on your way to a stress-free shoppin...

Yep, It's Definitely October

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy

A skeleton pulls up to a drive-thru window... No, it's not the opening of a joke, but is actually the premise of the latest fast food prank from Magic...

Crooked King Had Parasite Problem, New Study Suggests

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 09.04.2013 | Science

William Shakespeare depicted King Richard III as a crooked ruler, due to the monarch's supposed ruthless demeanor and his curved spine. A new study ...

Mummies Reveal Ancient Egyptians Wore WHAT On Their Toes?

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

Archaeologists have discovered two ancient Egyptian skeletons, dating back more than 3,300 years, which were each buried with a toe ring made of copp...

Surprising Skull Discovery Has Historians Scratching Their Heads

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 07.06.2013 | Science

A skull unearthed in Australia may belong to the first white man to set foot on the continent -- and it's not who historians might expect. The skul...

Cleopatra's Murdered Kin Claim Stirs Controversy

Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/26/2013 12:57 PM EST on LiveScience A Viennese archaeologist lecturing in North Caro...

What Rare Fossil Find Reveals About Early Humans

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Lucy, it turns out, had company – another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time in trees. Until now, there was no...

WATCH: Become A Sculpture At Pawel Althamer's New Show

VernissageTV | Posted 12.30.2011 | Arts

Those who visit the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin these days might be a little confused by the sign above the entrance. What is Almech? Well, this is ...

Workers Find Bones At River North Construction Site

Posted 12.13.2011 | Chicago

A building contractor working at a River North construction site Wednesday found bones that may be human remains, authorities said. Crews renovatin...

Nearly Complete Thalattosaur Skeleton Found In Alaska

Posted 09.28.2011 | Green

Well, a Thalattosaur skeleton sure isn't something you expect to see on a day at the beach. According to International Business Times, a 200 millio...

Unearthing the Truth About the Gay Caveman (VIDEO)

Bryan Safi | Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

Coming out of the closet is so last week. The new hot media trend is "outing" 5,000-year-old skeletons from the apparent sexual confusion of their caves. But does the story of the so-called "Gay Caveman" hold up?

A Raging Case of Olympic Fever (Plus My Favorite Johnny Weir Quotes!)

Erica Boeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Erica Boeke

I have Olympic Fever. I really do. Sure, others might call it a sinus infection, but I've got it bad. And it doesn't seem to be going away. The cure i...

Skeleton: A Guide To Winter Olympics' Craziest Sport

Fourth Place Medal | Maggie Hendricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Since most sports fans only check in on Olympic sports every four years, Fourth-Place Medal is here to help. Here are the basics of skeleton, a sport ...

5000 Year Old Warrior's Skeleton Found Near Rome

AP | MARTA FALCONI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME -- Archaeologists have found the skeleton of a warrior from up to 5,000 years ago floating in a tomb filled with sea water on a beach near Rome, ...