The female pope Joan
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 01:40

The origins of the Papacy are traditionally traced to St. Peter, one of the original disciples of Jesus. The current pope, Francis I, is the 265th successor of St. Peter.

Head of one of the sacrificed llamas. Note the colorful tassels on its ears. Image: L.M. Valdez /Antiquity Publications Ltd
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 00:00

Archaeologists working in Peru have unearthed the first known naturally mummified remains of Inka llama sacrifices. The animals are exceptionally well-preserved and still bear the decorations that were placed upon them in preparation for the ritual sacrifice to appease Inka deities over 500 years ago.

The Holy Shroud And The Mandylion: One And The Same?
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 21:59

The enigma of the Holy Shroud has fascinated and baffled both the faithful and scholars for hundreds of years. To unravel the history and secret journey of how it came to the lands of the French in the mid-14th century

The Perplexing Horned Helmet of Henry VIII
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 21:58

One of the most bizarre artefacts exhibited today in the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, England, the peculiar horned helmet of Henry VIII has attracted much scholarly attention. Nevertheless, the horned helmet is still surrounded by much uncertainty.

Medieval Graffiti to Repel Witches and Evil Spirits Found In Britain
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 17:52

In Britain, a mysterious discovery has been made in the ruins of a church in an abandoned medieval village. On some stones, archaeologists have found graffiti and some enigmatic marking. 

New AI Algorithm is Cracking Undeciphered Languages
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 06:00

Scientists have created a new algorithm to hunt down similarities in ancient languages and it’s set to untangle the mystery of all undeciphered languages.