The 11 Longest-Lived Animals

We humans like to pride ourselves on our long (and getting longer all the time) life spans but the surprising fact is that, in terms of longevity, Homo sapiens has nothing on other members of the animal kingdom, including sharks, whales,…

The 10 Most Important Dinosaur Facts

Sure, everyone knows that dinosaurs were really big, and that some of them had feathers, and that they all went extinct 65 million years ago after a giant meteor hit the earth. But how deep does your knowledge of dinosaurs, and the Mesozoic…

9 Noteworthy Bog Bodies (And What They Tell Us)

Dredged out of the past and hinting at violent mysteries, bog bodies intrigue and haunt us. The how of their existence is known: bogs (cold-weather swamps) are excellent preservers of human bodies. The oxygen-free environment prevents…

History of Archery

Exploring archery’s roots in societies around the world, long before the present day. Archery is one of the oldest arts still practised. This history will not only take you through a journey on the evolution of archery, but also…

Viruses — lots of them — are falling from the sky

An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth's atmosphere -- and falling from it -- according to new research from scientists in Canada, Spain and the U.S. The study marks the first time scientists have quantified the…