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    A Sacred Light in the Darkness: Surprising Winter Solstice Illuminations at Spanish Missions

    On Monday, Dec. 21, nations in the Northern Hemisphere mark the winter solstice – the shortest day and longest night of the year. For...

    A Sacred Light in the Darkness: Surprising Winter Solstice Illuminations at Spanish Missions

    On Monday, Dec. 21, nations in the Northern Hemisphere mark the winter solstice – the shortest day and longest night of the year. For...

    Three Mysterious European Bog Body Murders

    Over the past centuries, the remains of more than 500 men, women, and children have been unearthed during peat-cutting activities in northwestern Europe. The...

    Petroglyphic Features of Portable Rock Art

    Paleo rock art from around the world ranges in style, method, and age, and includes cave paintings, petroglyphs, pictographs, polished and engraved stones such...

    Viking Age Treasures Clean Up Nicely: Galloway Hoard Reveals New Secrets

    Around the time the Irish were stamping out the Viking presence in their country, local lore says the Scots and Vikings also fought a...

    Floki and the Viking Discovery of Iceland

    The Vikings’ next step out into the Atlantic – the discovery and settlement of Iceland – is one of the best documented events of...

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