Most Amazing Accidental Historical Discoveries

ADVERTISEMENTS ADVERTISEMENTS James got an excavator to dig deeper and was stunned to see a well-preserved skull. These were the bones of a wooly mammoth that lived on the planet about 15,000 years ago. The multiton giant was approximately 40 years old when it died. Archaeologists found most of the animal’s skeleton, including the almost […]

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Polar Bear Trying To Eat Plastic Bag

Plastic pollution is taking over the world – it’s filling up the oceans, it’s in the stomach of most seabirds, and it’s even in the world’s deepest underwater trench. As this stunningly sad photograph shows, even the majestic creatures of the Arctic circle are not immune to the problem. Look at the photo here: Polar […]

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Crickets

Not only are insects a more eco-friendly source of animal protein, but they are also – as it turns out – a healthy one. This means munching on crickets is not only safe but it promotes the growth of beneficial gut bacteria (or probiotics), which can help reduce inflammation in the body. Learn more: Crickets

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Young Roman Woman

The world of archaeology is often very close to death, doom, gloom, and grime. So, when archaeologists take the decision to crack open an ancient sarcophagus, they typically expect to find some skeletal remains or perhaps even some “tasty” red sludge. However, researchers in Germany working on an ancient Roman sarcophagus have discovered something much […]

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Massive Roman Public Library

Deep in the urban heart of Cologne, Germany, construction work has led to the discovery of the oldest public library on German soil, if not the whole region of western Europe. This truly incredible structure dates back to the time of the Romans and it could have once held over 20,000 scrolls. Learn more: Massive […]

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The Dog Who Saved The Stolen World Cup

For England football fans, 1966 is a year they’ll never forget – it was the year they won the World Cup. It could have been a very different story because three months before they won, the World Cup trophy was stolen. Luckily it was found on a London street by a dog called Pickles.

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Why This Girl Murdered Her Mother

Late on the night of June 14, 2015, deputy sheriffs in Greene County, Missouri, United States, found the body of Dee Dee Blanchard (born May 3, 1967, Chackbay, Louisiana, as Clauddine, sometimes spelled Clauddinea, Pitre) facedown in the bedroom of her house just outside Springfield,[1] lying on the bed in a pool of blood from […]

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Tiger Cub Dumped By Smugglers

In May of this year, US Border Control agents discovered something rather unexpected in a duffle bag abandoned near the banks of the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas. According to an agency statement, the immigration enforcers had been deployed to the area because someone spotted three people attempting to cross the US border from Mexico, […]

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A Strange Hybrid Animal

Scientists have spotted a new hybrid dolphin in the waters of Hawaii. You might have seen reports describing it as a “rare whale/dolphin hybrid”, but it is actually the result of breeding between two species of dolphin. Nevertheless, the find is still very exciting, and is a first-of-its-kind discovery. Learn more: A Strange Hybrid Animal

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The Mysterious Death Of The Eight Day Bride

Murky water laps gently on a secluded stretch of the Severn River bank where Christina Kettlewell’s floral pajama-clad body was found seven decades ago, lying facedown in a shallow pool. What happened to her?

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