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Ancient Fossil Shows Creature Had Modern Teeth

Posted 03.27.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/27/2013 06:49 AM EDT on LiveScience Paleontologists in Japan have unearthed the jaw of a pri...

Debate Flares Over Turkana Boy's Strange Skeleton

Posted 03.21.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/20/2013 11:23 AM EDT on LiveScience "Turkana Boy," an exquisitely preserved 1.5-mi...

Old Skeletons Reveal Sad Plight Of Ancient People

Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/18/2013 12:58 PM EDT While an Egyptian pharaoh built majestic temples filled with sparkling trea...

150th Anniversary of the USS Monitor: Meet Civil War Naval Heroes Robert Williams and William Bryan

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 12.28.2012 | Good News
Megan Smolenyak

Under ideal circumstances, living relatives of both Williams and Bryan could provide DNA reference samples to compare against the remains to make the final assessment, but the obstacle is Williams' name.

WATCH: Murder Mystery Unearthed At Bottom Of Ancient Well

Posted 11.09.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/08/2012 02:44 PM EST on LiveScience More than 8,000 years ago, a 19-year-old woman a...

Medieval Skeleton May Be Famous Church's Founder, Archaeologists Say

Posted 10.31.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/30/2012 12:46 PM EDT on LiveScience A skeleton found in the same boneyard where Eng...

Creepiest Auction Find Ever

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | Money

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. -- A pair of skeletons for sale at a Pennsylvania auction house went for more than a couple of bones. A Lancaster County antiques ...

Why Neanderthals Sported Arms Like Popeye

Posted 07.19.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/18/2012 05:04 PM EDT on LiveScience The unusually powerful right arms of Neanderthals...

Early Human Bones Part Of 'Paleoanthropological Jackpot'

| Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

By Kate Wong Readers of this blog may have noticed that I’m obsessed with a recently discovered member of the human family tree: the nearly two m...

'Auction Kings': How Much For A Giant Fruit Bat Skeleton?

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

On "Auction Kings" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) Thursday night a customer brought in the skeleton of a giant fruit bat. Some species of fruit bat...

Skeletons Found Treated For Vampirism

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Weird News

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Bulgarian archaeologists say they have unearthed centuries-old skeletons pinned down through their chests with iron rods – a ...

Dog Ears Music: Things My Accountant Says Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Fats Waller, Champion Jack Dupree, Supergrass, Harper Simon, Count Basie and more.

Jennifer Coolidge Plays A Drug Dealer On 'The Game'

Posted 03.12.2012 | TV

"The Game" (Tue., 10 p.m. EST On BET) returned for its Season 5 premiere with a one-hour episode that saw Jennifer Coolidge playing both a baddie ... ...

Unearthing the World's Best-Preserved Skeletons

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 12.04.2011 | Books
Tanja M. Laden

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Skeleton Turn-Key

Varla Ventura | Posted 10.19.2011 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

It seems that every paranormal show on TV can link a haunting back to the death of a person on the premises. My own home has given me more than one sign that it is host to some ethereal beings.

City To Employ 'Skeleton' Signs As Warning To Speeders

Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

In an effort to reduce traffic fatalities, New York City will display new digital boards letting drivers know they're exceeding the speed limit, a com...

Cheesman Park Irrigation Project Has Unearthed Four Skeletons In Past Week From Old Cemetery

KMGH Denver | Alan Gathright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Workers digging trenches for a Cheesman Park irrigation system have unearthed four skeletons in the past week from an abandoned 19th century...

Happy Halloween - 10 Sights from New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Happy Halloween from New Orleans, a city so nestled in the spirit world a Day of the Dead is practically redundant. From Saturday Night's Halloween Pa...

Halloween in New York: Bleecker Street

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Halloween is the only time of the year that I actually pay attention to store window displays, and I'm always impressed by the offerings on Bleecker Street in the West Village.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Seventy-Eight

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features Maria Creuza, Skeletons, Tammy Wynette, Camera Obscura, Toots Thielemans and Dead Confederate.