Fishermen in France made an extremely dangerous catch when they hauled in a 1-ton German bomb left over from World War II.
This may not exactly be one for the connoisseurs, but archaeologists in Egypt say that they have found the oldest solid cheese.
A research expedition to a huge underwater canyon off the Irish coast has shed light on a hidden process that sucks the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere.
A storied gold cigarette case that once belonged to a controversial wealthy couple that survived the Titanic disaster is up for auction.
Archaeologists in Yangquan, China, have discovered an octagon-shaped tomb with walls covered in murals that dates back some 700 years, when the descendants of Genghis Khan ruled China.
A large fin whale beached itself in Duxbury, Massachusetts on Monday morning, with the local police department urging citizens to stay away.
NASA has unveiled an incredible image of the Sun "exploding" but fear not – this violent reaction happens on a near constant basis and is nothing to worry about, experts say.
The quest for alien life has been boosted by a major discovery about exoplanets – planets that exist outside our solar system.
Most of us are lucky to catch a glimpse of a stunning aurora painting the skies once or twice in our lives.
Asteroids are all around us in space — but they're awfully difficult to weigh, which makes it harder to know how they'll behave.
A 1491 map that likely influenced Christopher Columbus's conception of world geography is getting a new lease on life, now that researchers have revealed its faded, hidden details with cutting-edge technology.
Museums in Western Europe are starting to reevaluate how to deal with certain colonial-era artifacts added to their expansive collections over the years -- despite being stolen or plundered.
This summer’s very hot temperatures is prompting an exponential increase in bed bug infestations in the United Kingdom, according to experts.
A basking shark’s enormous silhouette, rarely seen in oceans worldwide, is a major draw for scientists who are mapping its often mysterious migrations.
Days after a 61-year-old man suffered a shark bite in Massachusetts, the beach on Cape Cod where the attack occurred was “closed” off to swimmers for the foreseeable future “due to continued shark activity,” the town announced Friday.
A host of historic artifacts, including a lock of Napoleon’s hair, will be up for auction in the U.K. on Saturday.
A North Carolina couple taking a walk on Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina on Tuesday came across a rare, prehistoric find: a megalodon tooth.
Scientists at MIT have discovered a galaxy cluster that they say is “hiding in plain sight.”
A shocking video shows a great white shark proudly carrying around its latest victim — a dolphin — when suddenly an even bigger great white swoops in to steal the meal straight from its mouth.