These virtual tours will entertain you while you're stuck at home during the pandemic.
A protein analysis of an 800,000-year-old tooth suggests the supposed cannibal species Homo antecessor was only distantly related to humans and Neanderthals.
An Egyptian papyrus dating to 1,800 years describes a spell conjuring a ghost to play matchmaker between a woman and the man of her dreams.
During WWII, Nazis operated a concentration camp on one of the British Channel Islands; the horrific conditions there were kept secret for decades after the war.
Archaeologists recently discovered the first evidence that wealthy women in ancient China played polo on donkeys.
New research reveals that the "Plaza Tree of Pueblo Bonito," once thought to be a living "tree of life," may have been just a big, dead tree that came from somewhere else.
A 5,000-year-old cultic area dedicated to a Mesopotamian warrior god has been discovered in an ancient city in Iraq.
UFO sightings during NATO war games in 1952 set the stage for the season finale of "Project Blue Book," the History channel's series about the U.S.' real-life UFO-hunting program.
Disease outbreaks have ravaged humanity from prehistory to modern times, sometimes changing the course of history and even wiping out entire civilizations.
A team of explorers have found the wreck of a United States Navy submarine that sank more than 60 years ago in deep water near the Hawaiian island of Oahu.
Over 100 years ago, a killer strain of the influenza virus infected over a third of the world's population.
Powerful storms on Scotland's Orkney Islands exposed ancient human remains in a Pictish and Viking cemetery.
Experts recently identified bones found behind a wall in a British church as the remains of a Kentish princess and one of England's first female saints.
A keen-eyed archaeology student made the find of a lifetime when she spotted one of the oldest swords on record, mistakenly grouped with medieval artifacts in a secluded Italian monastery.
Forestry workers discovered a lost WWII-era bunker in the woods of Scotland. Experts believe it once housed Britain's most secretive, and suicidal, military force.
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