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March 27, 2015

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5:30 PM | King Richard III's Monumental Tomb Unveiled
Richard III's tombstone was lowered into place overnight, marking the king's final resting place in Leicester cathedral. Continue reading →

March 25, 2015

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3:50 PM | Richard III Reburial: Is England Honoring a Murderer?
England is bestowing honors upon Richard III during his reburial, but historians reveal the man as a brutal leader with blood on his hands. Continue reading →

March 23, 2015

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8:12 PM | Bidding Farewell to Richard III: Photos
Follow the procession of one of the most unusual royal funerals in Britain's history.
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1:25 PM | 500,000-Year-Old Tools Show Humans Butchered Elephants
Stone tools that are half a million years old have been unearthed in Israel — and they still have traces of elephant fat clinging to them.

March 22, 2015

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2:13 PM | King Richard III's Reburial: Live at the Scene
King Richard III will finally be given a proper burial, 530 years after his death in battle. Continue reading →

March 17, 2015

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9:56 PM | Richard III's Remains Sealed Inside Coffin
King Richard III's twisted skeleton was sealed Sunday inside a lead-lined coffin ahead of the king’s reburial next week. Continue reading →
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5:34 PM | 'For Allah' Inscription Found on Viking Era Ring
A ring with a rose-colored stone constitutes evidence for direct interactions between the Vikings and the Islamic world. Continue reading →

March 13, 2015

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7:20 PM | Archaeologists Find 250-Year-Old Pretzel: Photos
Carbon dating showed the pastries were made between 1700 and 1800.
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7:15 PM | World's Oldest Pretzel Found in Germany
The baked goods were totally carbonized, which is why they have been preserved for some 250 years. Continue reading →

March 10, 2015

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12:50 PM | 3,000 Skeletons Recovered at London Train Station Site
The ancient skeletons will eventually be re-buried at a cemetery near London.

March 09, 2015

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11:00 PM | Alexander the Great-Era Treasure Found in Israeli Cave
Coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great have been found by hikers in a stalactite filled cave in northern Israel. Continue reading →
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11:00 PM | Coins, Jewelry From Alexander the Great Era: Photos
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.

March 06, 2015

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3:00 PM | ISIS Militants 'Bulldoze' Ancient City in Iraq
The UN condemned as a war crime the Islamic State group's bulldozing of the ancient city of Nimrud.
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12:00 PM | New Recipe For 19th Century Shipwrecked Beer
A Finnish/German scientific team has analyzed some of the oldest preserved beer samples from an 1840s shipwreck to try to provide insight into how they were made.

March 05, 2015

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8:30 PM | Excavating a Celtic Prince's Tomb: Photos
See photos of items recovered at the burial mound of a Celtic Prince.
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8:28 PM | Impressive Tomb of Celtic Prince Found in France
An Iron Age Celtic prince was discovered buried with his chariot at the center of a huge mound in the Champagne region of France. Continue reading →

March 04, 2015

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8:12 PM | Huge Japanese WWII Battleship Found
The recovered wreck was one of the world's largest and most technologically advanced battleships deployed during its time. Continue reading →

March 03, 2015

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2:00 PM | Hundreds of Medieval Bodies Found Under Paris Supermarket
The bodies, which were lined up head to feet, were found at the site of an ancient cemetery attached to the Trinity Hospital, which was founded in the 13th century.

March 02, 2015

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7:17 PM | 25 Tons of Pigeon Poo Found in Medieval Monument
A powerful, custom-built machine was used to suck up the massive, mushy mess that had accumulated to nearly three feet in depth. Continue reading →
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12:01 AM | Mystery Coffin Revealed at Richard III Site: Photos
A mysterious coffin is opened near the grave of King Richard III.

March 01, 2015

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11:55 PM | Coffin-Within-a-Coffin Opened at Richard III Grave
The contents of a coffin found near King Richard III's grave are revealed. Continue reading →
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