Ancient skeletons, some with flesh and hair preserved by the freezing conditions, lie in the shallow waters of Skeleton Lake in the Himalayas. The mysterious grave has been the stuff of local lore and scientific interest over the past century.
The history of the remote Easter Island has long been shrouded in mystery. Now, new research on ancient tools highlight how little we actually know of the ancient Rapa Nui people.
Road workers stumbled upon a great 4,000-year-old sphinx statue buried underground in Egypt. The newly discovered monument has yet to be extracted, but it is said to feature a lion's body and a man's head just like the Great Sphinx of Giza.
A forgotten Eighth Wonder of the World? Scientists confirmed the fate of New Zealand's Pink and White Terraces that used to be a breathtaking natural landmark until its disappearance in the 1800s.
How does a tribe of one even survive? Newly released footage and photos show how the Last of His Tribe is living on his own in the Amazon jungle under constant threat of attacks.
Human remains could be the key to uncovering the Stonehenge's secrets, offering new clues on who may have built the famous monument. Hint: the builders were potentially from out of town.
Archaeologists dug up 14,400-year-old flatbread from the Black Desert, but the fact that its remains lasted all these years isn't the most surprising part. Scientists say this discovery proves that bread actually came before agriculture and farming.
The majestic Stonehenge is still largely a mystery, but researchers say that the prehistoric monument were built using Pythagoras' theorem. The discovery shines a spotlight on Neolithic builders' great capabilities in astronomy and geometry.
Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal a different side to the famed physicist. While he’s a celebrated humanitarian later in his life, excerpts on his Asian travels show that he used to harbor racist ideas on Chinese people.
Ancient footprints from before dinosaurs even ruled the Earth were just found in southern China, suggesting that animals developed appendages far earlier than we believe.
Block the sun effectively with one of Consumer Reports' top-rating sunscreens of the year. The group's annual list states that chemical products are still a more effective option than mineral ones.
Two hundred million years ago, dinosaurs walked across the expanse of land that is now Utah. Today, the final traces of them are still in Red Fleet State Park, but unknowing tourists have been damaging the fossils irreperably.
On your next beach trip, read the fine print on the back of your sunscreen bottle. Oxybenzone and octinoxate are popular ingredients harmful to corals and marine life — and they're on the way to being banned in Hawaii.
Every year Earth’s glaciers vanish a little bit more. Here's what scientists are planning to preserve their memory.