Newly Unearthed Viking Gold Violates Our Understanding of Norse God Odin
The discovery of the oldest recorded mention of the god Odin pushes the age of this deity back at least 150 years to the early 5th century.
20 Years Later, Wind Waker Is Still the Riskiest Zelda Game Ever Made
Tears of the Kingdom wouldn’t exist without the one that made Miyamoto cringe.
'The Terror' Turned History into a Horror Show — And Changed TV Forever
The supernatural horror anthology series aired its first episode on AMC five years ago today.
Archery May Have Originated in Europe 40,000 Years Earlier Than We Thought
This discovery pushes back the origin in Eurasia of these remarkable technologies.
DNA Study Reveals When Tibetans Got their High-Altitude Super Gene
This family tree is pretty ancient.
'Boston Strangler' is a Suffocating True-Crime Slog
Not even Keira Knightley's comeback to moody period dramas can save Boston Strangler from strangling itself.
Archaeologists Discover Ritual Sacrifices at Mysterious 7,000-Year-Old Monuments
The mustatils, a group of unusual monuments on the Arabian Peninsula, were sites of pilgrimage and ritual for Neoltihic peoples.
The Strong Case For Permanent Standard Time
Springing forward into daylight saving time is a step back for health.
'Professor Layton' Trailer Brings Back Gaming's Most Underrated Aesthetic
Keep it steamy.
How 'Tenchu: Stealth Assassins' Changed Video Games Forever
Live by honor, kill by stealth.
5,000-year-old Skeletons May Be World’s First Equestrians, Study Finds
Researchers believe they’ve found the oldest evidence of horsemanship in new skeletal analysis.
'Like a Dragon Ishin's Ending, and the True Story Behind It, Explained
The truth of Sakamoto Ryoma.
Wooden Penis Might Be an Ancient Roman Dildo
David Fincher Reveals Why 'Mindhunter' Season 3 Didn’t (and Won’t Ever) Happen
RIP to one of Netflix's best original series.
Centuries Before Stonehenge, This Settlement Housed the First European Stone Monument Builders
The site is just a few kilometers from a Neolithic cemetery in France — which was possibly the builders’ handiwork.
'The Woman King' Should Have Been a Defining Pop Culture Moment
"Beyond this wall is a palace of women."