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Archaeologists have unearthed a unique Roman ceremonial carriage from a villa just outside Pompeii, the city buried in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD. The almost perfectly preserved four-wheeled carriage made of iron, bronze and tin was found near the stables of an ancient villa at Civita Giuliana, around 700...
The capture of the first living coelacanth, a mighty ocean predator, off the coast of South Africa caused quite a stir in 1938, coming as it did roughly 65 million years after its supposed extinction.
As a result of new research published Wednesday, after more than 17,000 years of silence and decades neglected in a French museum, a shell fashioned into a horn by our prehistoric ancestors was played again.