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Despite 5,000-Year History, Archaeology Flounders in Gaza Strip
Hole in the head: How medieval soldiers survived after battle thanks to early day brain surgery
Is it as futile to rewrite history as it is to rewrite a football match after the final whistle blows?
King Henry VIII's Madness Explained
Archaeologists have revealed that six cannons that belonged to the bloodthirsty British pirate Henry Morgan have been recovered from a river in Panama.
Swashbuckling adventurer Morgan sent three ships and a crew of 470 men to capture the Castillo de San Lorenzo el Real de Chagres, a fort that guarded the approach to Panama City, the capital, in 1671.
No one has figured out how to read the enigmatic Voynich Manuscript, but now we know how old it is.
Finnish scientists are analyzing a golden, cloudy beverage found in a 19th century shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, hoping new beers can be modeled on an ancient brew.
In the months before and after the end of World War II, Tuviah Friedman tirelessly hunted Nazis as part of a militia in liberated Poland, and he reveled in his nickname, the Merciless One.
CBBC's Horrible Histories triumphed over its adult counterparts at the British Comedy Awards – and rightly so, says Gerard Gilbert
Angie Powell, 57, and her husband Rhodri, 56, uncovered the 20ft wide, six ft high, wall painting as they peeled back wallpaper and mortar from their grade II listed home.
Like a virus, revolt has spread rapidly over the last few weeks from Tunisia to Egypt, with additional riots and protests in nearby Jordan and Yemen and rumblings that Syria may be next. As alarming as the spread of uprisings might be, the recent chain of events echoes numerous periods of discontent that stretch back more than 200 years.
Primary school children in Bacup, England were terrified during a school assembly when administrators told them World War III was happening and London was being bombed.
History study needs facts first, analysis later
Does Tom Hooper's Oscar-tipped Brit-flick about George VI's struggles with his stammer talk sense or take liberties?
The Basque separatist group Eta has announced a permanent ceasefire in its fight for independence from Spain.
The very mention of the name The Forty Elephants, a crime syndicate made up exclusively of young women, would send shivers down the spines of West End shop owners.
But details of the world's first ever nose jobs show how it's not as modern as you might imagine. A 16th century book detailing one of the earliest rhinoplasty operations came to light when it was sold at auction.
Dec. 30, 2010 — Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the woman who became the poster girl for American working women during World War II, has died at age 86 in Lansing, Mich.
They both said: "Let them eat cake!" Somewhere in the Constitution, Sarah Palin has found the "God-given" right to be obese…
There was nothing unexpected about the racially motivated rioting and attacks that took place in Moscow and other cities during the past 10 days…
The anti-tank mine was found by dog walkers on the beach at Kessingland, near Lowestoft.
BAH humbug no more. The Scottish merchant who inspired one of the most famous Christmas characters of all time is finally to be recognised for his place in literary history. Ebenezer Scroggie was a hugely successful Edinburgh merchant renowned as much for his generosity and jovial nature as his wild parties.
A mummified head dug up after the French Revolution, lost for a century and unearthed by an antiques dealer belongs to Henri IV, the revered French king who died 400 years ago, leading historians and scientists have revealed.
The only American flag to survive Little Big Horn will go up for auction today at Sotheby's New York. The flag, one of the few remnants of Gen. George Armstrong Custer's legendary defeat, is expected to fetch $2 million to $5 million.
Horrible Histories, a factual series aimed at children, is to be remade and given a prime-time slot on BBC One in the Corporation's latest attempt to bring the past to an adult audience.
Introducing the launch of the 2010 History Today Advent Calendar, Kathryn Hadley provides an overview of the history of advent calendars.
Two more walls have given way inside Pompeii's 2,000-year-old archaeological site, officials said Wednesday, reporting the second collapse in as many days.
CBBC show Horrible Histories has won three awards at the Children's Baftas, where former Play School presenter Brian Cant picked up a special award.