The Neanderthals used to occupy many parts of Europe before they became extinct for thousands of years. Researchers have stated that their extinction is a result of diseases that was spread from people who migrated from Africa.
Over the last few years, studies revealed a few amazing facts about the Stonehenge. Here are a few of them.
"Everything comes down to poo," said a funny song by Turk and JD in the hit TV series, "Scrubs." Now, a newly discovered ancient horse poop is guiding scientists who are trying to uncover the 2,000-year-old enigma about the route Hannibal took through the Alps into Italy.
After researchers looked into the timeline of the Siberian unicorn and got some surprises, they now have discovered that the timeline for Indonesian "hobbits" is also in need of fixing.
It has long been thought that Easter Island's early Rapa Nui civilization collapsed due to lack of a lack of resources that eventually led to war. This theory was based on war-like weaponry scattered across the island. A new study, however, disproves the theory, stating the artifacts are nothing more than tools.
A team of researchers has sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the origins of Celtic people and their culture.
Christmas trees are an iconic holiday decoration that dates to 16th century Germany. Here are five evergreens commonly used in Christmas celebrations and why they are fitting for the holiday.
A mummified seven-year-old boy sacrificed during an ancient Incan ritual reveals important information regarding ancient lineages predating Spanish colonization.
The relationship between humans and bees dates back much earlier than previously thought. In fact, beeswax was first used during the Stone Age in 7000 BC.
The first-known European Christian church to have been built in the tropics was recently unearthed on one of the Cape Verde islands by archaeologists from the University of Cambridge. The island lies off the coast of West Africa and was once the heart of the Atlantic slave trade.
America's Dust Bowl in the 1930s severely impacted soil quality –- so much so that the effects remain to present day.
Artifacts collected from a Late Neolithic monument known as Durrington Walls suggests Stonehenge builders had organized feasts and maintained a diet rich in animal producst.
Archaeologists from Frankfurt University found evidence of a Roman village that was built on the remains of a military fort from 120 AD. The artifacts shed light on those that lived there many years ago.
Archaeologists from Jamestown Rediscovery recently identified four graves based on silver thread remains found beneath a church built in 1608. This was the same church where Pocahontas married John Rolfe in 1614.