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Red tape snarls search for Canadian WWII airmen
In 1944, a WWII British transport plane carrying two Canadian airmen disappeared on a night-time mission. New research is close to finally resolving where they died. But government red tape is blocking efforts to finish the search.
4,300-year-old pyramid discovered in Egypt
Archeologists in Egypt have found a 4,300-year-old pyramid. The pyramid, which is believed to have belonged to Queen Sesheshet, was discovered in the sprawling rulers' burial site near the ancient city of Memphis about 20 kilometres south of Cairo
SS Hydrus found 102 years after it sank in Lake Huron
A shipwreck hunter from Michigan says he's found a sunken freighter that has been sitting on the bottom of Lake Huron for more than a century. David Trotter has revealed that he has located the SS Hydrus, a freighter that sunk at this time of year in 1913
Cracker from the Titanic sells for more than $30,000
A cracker that was aboard the Titanic sold in a British auction for over $30,000. The Spillers & Bakers "Pilot" biscuit was salvaged by James Fenwick, a passenger on the Carpathia, the ship which came to the Titanic's aid.
This Face Changes the Human Story. But How?
Homo naledi, discovered in a cave near Johannesburg, is a human ancestor unlike any species previously known. The find is arguably one of the most important discoveries in human origins research in half a century. It’s also the most perplexing.
Thank the ancient Romans for 'street food'
Grabbing something hot and tasty on the move? You have the ancient Romans to thank. 'Street food' was their invention, generally enjoyed with wine, gambling or even prostitutes.
Nagasaki marks 70th anniversary of atomic bombing
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki by renewing his commitment to a nuclear weapons free Japan, following criticism for not making the same pledge on the anniversary of the Hiroshima b
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