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Those mysterious booms that have been heard around the world with increasing frequency may have claimed some innocent victims. On March 16, 2015, loud booms were heard and felt by people living along the U.S. Atlantic coast from North Carolina north to Delaware. Less that 24 hours later, thousands of dead fish began washing up on the beaches of the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Coincidence, catastrophe or conspiracy?
Related: Thousands of Geese Mysteriously Fall From the Sky Over Idaho
Hundreds of people are visiting a home in Kampung Mahandoi, Malaysia, where a statue has suddenly appeared to be crying tears. Miracle, hoax or something else?
A rare, 338-year-old copy of the Old Testament has been reunited with its twin, a copy of the same edition that was printed in Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s.
Leicester is filling up with yellow road signs, warning of the return of the once and future king: “King Richard III Route Sunday 22 – expect delays”.
Alt: Richard III sealed inside a lead-lined coffin made by his closest living relative ahead of his burial next week
They are generally thought of as fearsome, unkempt, bloodthirsty raiders who caused mayhem wherever they went. But in fact, the Vikings were also skilled traders who loved jewellery, personal grooming – and even had a soft spot for cuddly bears, a major exhibition argues.
The first of what archaeologist Barbara Deppert-Lippitz calls the "most sensational finds of the last century" surfaced not in a museum but at Christie's in New York. Among more than a hundred pieces of ancient jewelry for sale on December 8, 1999, was Lot 26, a spiraling, snake-shaped gold bracelet that the auction house identified as a "massive Greek or Thracian gold armband."
The ancient city of Mohenjo Daro was one of the world's earliest major urban settlements - but as Razia Iqbal found on a recent visit to Pakistan, its remains are in danger of crumbling away.
Related: Ezhuthala paintings fading away with time
A campaign against the building of a road tunnel past Stonehenge has been backed by a trio of historians.
Related: 'World's oldest railway tunnel' awarded protected status
Two of the ancient cities now being destroyed by Islamic State lay buried for 2,500 years, it was only 170 years ago that they began to be dug up and stripped of their treasures. The excavations arguably paved the way for IS to smash what remained - but also ensured that some of the riches of a lost civilisation were saved.
Kukulkan Temple, at the Chichen Itza archaelogical site in Mexico, isn't just an impressive architectural achievement. It also uses physics to make bird calls. That's right, a stone temple has the ability to mimic the sounds a local bird. Let's see the pyramids at Giza do that!
The ancient City of Teotihuacan was burned down by an angry mob in response to city rulers trying to control a booming economy, a study has suggested.
Alt: Fall of the Gods: What Caused the Collapse of Teotihuacán?
The Campanian Ignimbrite (CI) eruption in Italy 40,000 years ago was one of the largest volcanic cataclysms in Europe and injected a significant amount of sulfur-dioxide (SO2) into the stratosphere. Scientists have long debated whether this eruption contributed to the final extinction of the Neanderthals. This new study tests this hypothesis with a sophisticated climate model.
Related: Neanderthals shape up as globe's first jewellers
Orangutans use their hands to alter their voices and make themselves sound bigger, say scientists.
Just as humans will travel to their favorite restaurant, chimpanzees will travel a farther distance for preferred food sources in non-wild habitats, according to a new study from scientists at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo that publishes on March 17 in the journal PeerJ.
The Cental American country has achieved a major clean energy milestone, meeting 100 percent of its power demand with renewable energy for 75 straight days.
Taking a "poo bus" to work in Bristol, UK, is about to get a lot easier. A commuter bus that runs on biomethane gas produced by food waste and fecal matter will enter regular service on March 25th, The Guardian reports. This means that people in Bristol will be able to ride the waste-powered bus four days a week, on Service Route 2, of all places.
Related: Holy crap. Watch this guy turn plastic back into oil
A Chinese airline on Saturday completed the country's first commercial flight using biofuel, made from waste cooking oil, as the government seeks to promote greater environmental sustainability.
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