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Oldest Known Human Drawing Found – And Some People Are Calling It The World’s First Hashtag

Oldest Known Human Drawing Found – And Some People Are Calling It The World’s First Hashtag

The abstract nature of the drawing has experts wondering about its meaning.
Fishermen Discover A Massive 10,000-Year-Old “Irish Elk” Skull

Fishermen Discover A Massive 10,000-Year-Old “Irish Elk” Skull

Though the ancient species is not native to Ireland, more remains of these deer have been found here than anywhere else in the world.
Scathach: The Legendary Warrior Woman Of Irish Mythology

Scathach: The Legendary Warrior Woman Of Irish Mythology

Discover why Scathach "the shadowy one," teacher of fighters on the Isle Of Skye, was the most fearsome warrior woman of Irish mythology.
Hundreds Of Ancient Roman Gold Coins Discovered In Italy — And They Could Be Worth Millions

Hundreds Of Ancient Roman Gold Coins Discovered In Italy — And They Could Be Worth Millions

“More than exceptional it’s epochal, one of those discoveries that marks the course of history.”
This 3,800-Year-Old Tablet Contains The World’s First Customer Service Complaint

This 3,800-Year-Old Tablet Contains The World’s First Customer Service Complaint

One customer was not satisfied with his copper purchase and wrote a harsh message to the businessman Ea-nasir, etching both the front and back of a clay tablet in cuneiform.
11 Terrifying Mythological Creatures That Expose Humanity’s Worst Fears

11 Terrifying Mythological Creatures That Expose Humanity’s Worst Fears

Mythological creatures are more than just make-believe. They are a glimpse into how our ancestors once saw the world and of the fears that filled their imaginations when they heard something go bump in the night.
This Week In History News, Sept. 2 – 8

This Week In History News, Sept. 2 – 8

Remains of 19th-century cannibal shipwreck yields new clues, Germany's overlooked genocide creates controversy a century later, Vietnam seeks reparations for American chemical attacks.
Javier Peña: The DEA Agent Who Hunted Down Pablo Escobar

Javier Peña: The DEA Agent Who Hunted Down Pablo Escobar

Just how accurately did the Netflix hit Narcos show the downfall of Pablo Escobar at the hands of DEA Agent Javier Peña?
33 Ancient History Facts You Definitely Didn’t Learn In School

33 Ancient History Facts You Definitely Didn’t Learn In School

From China and Egypt to Rome and Greece, these ancient history facts are too raunchy, outrageous, and weird for any textbook you've ever read.
Giovanni Falcone: The Judge Who Took On The Sicilian Mafia And Paid With His Life

Giovanni Falcone: The Judge Who Took On The Sicilian Mafia And Paid With His Life

Giovanni Falcone dedicated his life to fighting the Mafia. He always knew he'd die for his crusade — and ultimately he did.
The Americas’ Oldest Human Remains Were Likely Destroyed In A Museum Fire In Brazil

The Americas’ Oldest Human Remains Were Likely Destroyed In A Museum Fire In Brazil

The skull of Luzia, a woman who lived over 11,000 years ago, was displayed in Brazil's National Museum along with 20 million other artifacts that may all have perished.