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A New Dinosaur Fossil Found in Alberta Is So Well-Preserved It Looks Like a Statue

"As rare as winning the lottery."<p>Before being assembled into something recognisable at a museum, most dinosaur fossils look to the casual observer …

Paleontology

Embryo found inside 200-million-year-old fossilised ichthyosaur

The remains of an unborn baby have been found inside the fossilised body of a 200 million-year-old sea reptile.<p>The 3.5 metre pregnant ichthyosaur …

Paleontology

Who Were the Philistines?

The Philistines were a group of people who arrived in the Levant (an area that includes modern-day Israel, Gaza, Lebanon and Syria) during the 12th …

Archaeology

Could mysterious 'peak ring' created by dinosaur-killing asteroid have held life?

Researchers drilling into the Chicxulub crater have reached the first layer of the 'peak ring' of mountains buried deep beneath the surface.<p>After …

Obama looks for allies' support on ISIS as ties and nerves fray

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama is embarking on a global swing Tuesday to encourage partners in the Gulf and Europe to scale-up the fight against ISIS.<p>But the trip comes amidst revived attention to Saudi Arabia's perceived role in the September 11 attacks and tensions between Washington and Riyadh …

Middle East

How Police Failed to Find America's First Serial Killer

<i>Between December 1884 and December 1885, six women and a twelve year old girl were found murdered in the small city of Austin, Texas, their bodies mutilated by axes, knives, bricks and even iron rods that had been driven into their ears. At the time, the concept of a serial killer was unknown.</i> …

Crime

Does This Ancient Handwriting Prove the Bible’s Age?

A new study of 100 letters written on clay pottery shows early literacy in ancient Israel—but can it really prove when the Bible was composed?<p>Talk of …

See Hitler's Horrifying 1920 Political Platform

Hitler had joined one of the many small right wing political groups in Munich, the German Workers’ Party, in September 1919. Germany was a country in …

World History

Archeologists find ancient mummy approximately 1,500 years old in Mongolia

Remains of suspected female of Turkik origin found in at an altitude of 2,803 metres in the Altai Mountains.

Archaeology

Eielson AFB, AK Jet Crashes Into Base Housing, Nov 1955

DOOMED PILOT 'FOUGHT' CONTROLS<p>PLANE WAS SO LOW WITNESS SAW PILOT FIGHTING CONTROLS.<p>Passer-by Sees Jet Skimming Ground With One Wing Low; Watches …

Lackland Air Force Base shooting leaves 2 dead in Texas

An airman shot his commander in an apparent murder-suicide Friday at a U.S. Air Force base in San Antonio, a senior U.S. official said.<p>The official …

Military

Bethel Search and Rescue: Don't drive on thawing Kuskokwim River ice

Bethel Search and Rescue is cautioning people not to take cars or trucks on the Kuskokwim River. They say the situation is also dangerous enough that …

Dale Earnhardt Jr. explains decision to pledge brain for research

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. was scrolling through Twitter during NASCAR's off weekend for Easter when he saw a story about three former Oakland Raiders players pledging their brains to science in honor of teammate Ken Stabler.<p>Earnhardt was “amazed” by the gesture and quickly decided to …

Motorsport

Ancient Yellowstone Eruptions Bigger Than Thought

Colossal supervolcano eruptions blasted the region of the Snake River Valley millions of years ago, geological research shows.

Volcanoes

Yellowstone hotspot had 12 ancient ‘super-eruptions’

Some really big eruptions happened during Yellowstone’s past, but they all may pale in comparison to a bunch of so-called “super eruptions” that took …

Geology

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about Pompeii

Lost for centuries after being buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, Pompeii is today one of the world’s most famous – and fascinating – …

Kamchatka Zhupanovsky volcano eruption - February 12 2016

The Zhupanovsky volcano erupted on February 12, 2016 in Kamchatka.<p>The powerful eruption sent ash and gases to an altitude of 7000-7500 meters over …

9 unsolved historical mysteries

Who was Jack the Ripper, what happened to the Mary Celeste, and did Richard III really murder the princes in the Tower? These are some of the biggest …

Oldest Door Lock Comes From Ancient Egypt

Share this:<p><b>Question</b>: When was the door lock invented?<p><b>Answer</b>: Locks have been around since man first decided to keep his belongings to himself.<p>The …

Michigan ISIS Supporter 'Tried to Shoot Up' 6,000-Member Church, FBI Says

Federal authorities have arrested a Michigan man they say is an ISIS supporter who wanted to carry out an attack on a 6,000-member Detroit church.<p>Khalil Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights, allegedly had guns and a large knife and told an undercover FBI agent that he "tried to shoot up a church one …

Crime

7,665 Days: This Is What It's Like to See Tool Live Again After 21 Years in Prison

Tool's music stuck with me, even though I was hardly able to listen to it for decades.<p><i>Image by Dylan Balliett</i><p>When I went to prison, Tool was my favorite band. Their debut album, <i>Undertow</i>, came out in 1993, and, as far as I was concerned, it was the creme-de-la-creme for metal at the time. The band …

Time I

Fossils provide link in dino crest evolution

“Superducks” once roamed the Montana landscape. Montana State University paleontologists Elizabeth Freedman Fowler and Jack Horner described the …

Dinosaurs

New dinosaur species may have been found

Five-and-a-half metre plesiosaur skeleton could be a new species, experts say<p>Paleontologists believe they may have discovered a new species of dinosaur after digging up the remains of a 165 million year old sea creature.<p>The five-and-a-half metre plesiosaur skeleton was found in a quarry in …

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.3 quake strikes near San Simeon and Hearst Castle

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Saturday morning eight miles from San Simeon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:28 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.7 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter in the Santa Lucia Mountains east of Hearst Castle was …

You've never seen a farmer's market like this one from 1900

Markets

After weeks of watching, Hawaii lava nears home

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes.<p>That accommodation is being made to "provide for a means of closure," Hawaii County Civil Defense Director Darryl Oliveira said Monday. "You can only imagine …

Lava Flow Spares Family Headstone in Hawaii

As Aiko Sato placed flowers at her family's headstone last week, she thought it could be the last time she would see it. Slow-moving lava was inching closer to the Japanese Cemetery in Pahoa, Hawaii, and officials had allowed her the opportunity to visit. But after lava flowed over the cemetery, …

U.S. Geological Survey

A Massive Underwater Volcano Is Likely Erupting Off the Oregon Coast

But it's not dangerous.<p>This past week has seen the steady rumble of thousands of tiny earthquakes radiating from off the coast of Oregon. Coupled with a sudden 8 foot drop in the seafloor—indicative of magma being withdrawn from reservoirs deep underneath the seabed—it seems likely that a powerful …

Geology

11/08/2015 — Major Seismic Unrest taking place across the Pacific Plate

The past 7 days of United States earthquake activity M4.0 and greater shows the WHOLE Western to central portion of the craton (plate) moved on at …