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Vikings returns to war in new Season 4 trailer
Jul 23, 2016

Vikings Season 4 sets the stage for a new generation of warriors.

Archeologists might have just found a secret room hidden in King Tut’s tomb
Nov 9, 2015

One of the most famous tombs in history, King Tut’s, might have a few more mysteries left to unravel.

Jeremy Renner and Fringe producer bringing the Knights Templar to TV with Knightfall
Mar 23, 2015

Avenger’s Jeremy Renner and Fringe writer and executive producer Jeff Pinkner are about to unleash the history of the fall of the Knights Templar in a new TV series titled Knightfall.

Archeologists discover replica of mythical tomb of Osiris, the Egyptian god of the dead
Jan 5, 2015

Home to some of the greatest wonders of the world, Egypt is full of awesome history and jaw-dropping architecture — and archeologists just found something extremely cool hidden under the sand.

Historians have translated a 1,300-year-old Egyptian book of spells. How could this go wrong?
Nov 24, 2014

It sounds like the perfect start to a horror movie, but nope — this headline is ripped straight from a history journal. 

 

12 staples of modern sci-fi (with unbelievably old origins)
Nov 18, 2014

These current tropes of the genre have their roots in history, dating back centuries.

Bloody new Vikings trailer aims to seduce Game of Thrones fans
Jan 25, 2013

Life without Game of Thrones is hard, but the History Channel is hoping it's got the cure for what ails you.

Massive, mystery Iron Age skeleton army unearthed in Denmark
Dec 17, 2012

Nearly 2,000 years ago, a battle was waged in the Alken Enge wetlands of Denmark. Blood was shed, skulls shattered, axe heads cracked and countless lives sacrificed. Now, archeologists have uncovered the remains of that deadly campaign, and are hoping to discover just what happened.

World's last ninja says: When he dies, his secrets die with him
Dec 17, 2012

Ninjas permeate the media of modern culture—Ninja Turtles, Ninja Gaiden, ninjas who answer questions, ninjas who are doctors ... the list goes on. But have you ever met an actual ninja in real life? Probably not and now, it looks like, you never will.

Which sci-fi classic was just put in the National Film Registry?
Dec 16, 2012

The National Film Registry is where the Library of Congress stores the movies they'd like us all to watch when the world is...