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This Week In History, May 21 – 27

This Week In History, May 21 – 27

New human ancestor uncovered, ancient temple reopened, hominid spine unveiled, T. rex ants found alive, enormous emerald dug up.
Newly-Discovered Remains Suggest Earliest Humans Came From Europe, Not Africa

Newly-Discovered Remains Suggest Earliest Humans Came From Europe, Not Africa

Scientists have found a "missing link" in human evolution - suggesting that the first hominids evolved in Europe, rather than Africa.
This Week In History, May 14 – 20

This Week In History, May 14 – 20

Dinosaur "mummy" unearthed, WWII love letter recovered, ancient bracelet found, nun's murder reopened, T. rex's bite force measured.
Scientists Figure Out Exactly How Strong A “Bone-Crushing” T. Rex Bite Was

Scientists Figure Out Exactly How Strong A “Bone-Crushing” T. Rex Bite Was

A new study used alligators to reconstruct the bite power of the most fearsome dinosaur.
This 2,000-Year-Old Chinese Woman Is One Of The Most Well-Preserved Mummies In The World

This 2,000-Year-Old Chinese Woman Is One Of The Most Well-Preserved Mummies In The World

She died in 163 BC. When they found her in 1971, her hair was intact, her skin was soft to the touch, and her veins still housed type-A blood.
Researchers Find Oldest-Ever Bracelet Alongside Extinct Human Species

Researchers Find Oldest-Ever Bracelet Alongside Extinct Human Species

It was found within a Siberian cave.
Dinosaur ‘Mummy’ Unveiled With Skin And Guts Intact

Dinosaur ‘Mummy’ Unveiled With Skin And Guts Intact

This isn't merely a fossil, but an actual dinosaur itself, frozen in time.
This Week In History, May 7 – 13

This Week In History, May 7 – 13

The killer who may have faked his death, humankind's new ancestor, uncovered ancient book pages, JFK's earliest recording, and "Baby Louie" the dinosaur.
The Sabbath: An Ancient Holiday In The Modern World

The Sabbath: An Ancient Holiday In The Modern World

How and why many of us still observe one of humanity's oldest rituals.
29 Ancient Maps That Show How Our Ancestors Saw The World

29 Ancient Maps That Show How Our Ancestors Saw The World

Watch human understanding of Earth evolve from 500 BC to 1800 AD.
Pages From One Of The First Books Ever Printed In England Found In An Old Box

Pages From One Of The First Books Ever Printed In England Found In An Old Box

The unexpected discovery of this extremely rare medieval text now has scholars salivating.