A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.
Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.
Alien pyramid-building theories take a blow as a new study shows Egyptians may have used water to help move the massive stones.
Artist Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, the X-Men, and more as ancient hieroglyphs.
A quick attempt to reattach the king's beard with epoxy-based glue has defaced the Egyptian Museum's biggest draw forever.
Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.
The Internet giant could be hoping to take another stab at going head-to-head with Apple, Amazon, PayPal, Square and a slew of other tech giants looking to grab a slice of the payments pie.
The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.
Artist Christine Parisi paints "Star Wars" portraits fit for the walls of the Louvre and the Millennium Falcon. Chewbacca steps in as a muse for famous artwork.
More than a hundred years after the discovery of some ancient Egyptian iron beads, scientists finally determine their origin.