The Nazca lines are world famous geoglyphs, and their nearby spiral structure help explain why they were built.
The Chauvet Cave in France is renowned as the site of some of the world's oldest paintings. Over 400 images of animals were created around 32,000 years ago. Yet it is another discovery that has gripped the imagination of canine enthusiasts. In the
he study by The Australian National University (ANU) found Homo floresiensis, dubbed "the hobbits" due to their small stature, were most likely a sister species of Homo habilis?"one of the earliest known species of human found in Africa 1.75 milli
In an announcement sure to spark a firestorm of controversy, researchers say they've found signs of ancient humans in California between 120,000 and 140,000 years ago - more than a hundred thousand years before humans were thought to exist anywhe
The markings suggest that a swarm of comet fragments hit Earth at the exact same time that a mini-ice age struck, changing the entire course of human history. Scientists have speculated for decades that a comet could be behind the sudden fall in temp
Erta Ale is an active shield volcano located in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia, within the Danakil Desert. ( CC BY-SA 2.0 ) Remains such as the skulls known as the 'Herto fossils' were discovered here. The Serendipitous Discovery of
MOTHER OF ALL FINDS Egyptian archaeologists discover EIGHT MUMMIES in 3,500-year-old tomb near ancient city of Luxor
Neanderthals were thought to be enthusiastic meat eaters and an analysis of the remains found in Belgium revealed DNA from woolly rhinoceroses and wild sheep, along with a few mushrooms.