The child’s skeleton found in Dublin, Ireland may be the remains of a murder victim.
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 22:43

In Ireland, a child’s skeleton dating to the Viking era has been found. The unearthing of a nearly complete child’s skeleton from the 9th or 10th century AD is an important one, but it is also mysterious. What makes this find so intriguing is that the child may have met a violent death.

Great Chain of The Golden Horn: Constantinople’s Impenetrable Barrier
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 17:53

For all large capital cities in ancient and modern history, protection was one of the major survival strategies. And what historical capital was bigger than legendary Constantinople? 

Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 13:56

Japan is full of countless intriguing places and monuments from its rich and vibrant past. From centuries of rich, evolving history, to the devastating effects of the Second World War, Japan has certainly remained one of the most enigmatic cultures in the world

Early human interbreeding is well known but a recent research study has shown that modern humans both received and gave DNA to Neanderthals, proving that these hominin cousins met more than once in the long arc of prehistoric time.
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 00:37

Early human interbreeding with our “cousins” the Denisovans and Neanderthals is an established fact but newly sequenced Neanderthal Y-chromosomes tell scientists that modern humans are the product of a complex history of interspecies sex. 

Respect For Canines Shown In Stone Age Dog Burial In Sweden
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 21:52

Dogs have long been considered to be human’s best friend with evidence of their relationship going back for millennia. Now a remarkable discovery in Sweden, shows that even 8,400 years ago people and dogs had a really special bond. 

Roman gladiators lived fascinating, brutal, lives
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 21:23

Roman gladiators are some of the most iconic characters in history and have defined how we think of entertainment in ancient Rome. Their portrayal in films and stories has turned them into archetypal legends – facing death on a daily basis is certainly not something to be taken lightly!