Earth’s first artists? Oldest known cave paintings created by ‘sophisticated’ Neanderthals (VIDEO)

More sophisticated and closer to modern humans than previously thought, Neanderthals were the world’s first artists, according to new research which has uncovered cave art in Spain thought to be some 65,000 years old. The incredible discovery calls into question previous assumptions about the archaic humans and suggests they may have had an artistic sense […]

Russian scientists mull cloning cave lion after unveiling perfectly preserved cub (VIDEO)

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 01:53 A perfectly intact frozen cave lion cub, recently discovered in Russia’s Siberian Republic of Yakutia, may provide scientists with a chance to bring the prehistoric predator back to life… By cloning it. The cave lion cub, which froze between 20,000 or 50,000 years ago, was discovered by local subsoil […]

14,700 years ago, cannibals conducted rituals in this English cave

PLoS Nestled in the dramatic Cheddar Gorge in Somerset, UK, there’s a roomy limestone cave called Gough’s Cave where a few generations of people lived about 14,700 years ago. They littered the floor with the remnants of their meals, leaving hundreds of bones behind for archaeologists to find. Now, scientists have analyzed these bones and […]

Nature’s Weirdest Events: Mysterious ‘IMMORTAL’ creature discovered in Slovenian cave

The BBC programme hosted by Chris Packham investigates the greatest mysteries of nature.  Tonight’s Nature’s Weirdest Events episode took to a cave in Slovenia, where a baffling creature had been discovered.  Chris said: “Since 1823 tourists have flocked here to explore the park’s eerie caverns and for centuries there have been tales of dragons.  “Discovered […]

World’s Most Unusual Hotels: A Luxury Cave Hotel in Turkey

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50,000yo microbes discovered in Mexican cave

Mysterious microbes and viruses discovered in a meandering Mexican cave system could be up to 50,000 years old, according to new research. The ancient specimens were discovered by researchers from NASA’s Astrobiology Institute in an abandoned lead and zinc mine in Naica, northern Mexico. If as old as scientists believe, the microbes have likely survived […]

UFO Found Edging Out Of Cave In Antarctica In Google Earth Image, UFO Hunters Claim [Video]

UFO hunters have been turning more and more to the frozen continent of Antarctica to search for anomalies and aerial phenomena of late and recently, while perusing images in a mountainous region of the South Pole, came across what they believe to be is “final proof of secret technology” — part of a disc seems […]