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Israeli Family Turns in Bizarre 700-Year-Old Hand Grenade (Video)

The Israel Antiquities Authority has recently announced the recovery of several rare objects including a grenade estimated to be 700-years old. (AOL Screenshot)
The Israel Antiquities Authority has recently announced the recovery of several rare objects including a grenade estimated to be 700-years old. (AOL Screenshot)

The Israel Antiquities Authority has recently announced the recovery of several rare objects including a grenade estimated to be 700-years old. According to a press...




  • Two tourists from Texas made a significant archaeological discovery during a July trip to Hawaii. (AOL Screenshot)

    Beam of Sunglight Leads Tourists to Ancient Petroglyphs Hidden on a Hawaiian Beach (Video)

    Two tourists from Texas made a significant archaeological discovery during a July trip to Hawaii. While strolling along the Waianae coast, they noticed a figure... Read more

  • Here are 10 Mars images recently released by NASA. (AOL Screenshot)

    10 Breathtaking Images of Mars Just Released by NASA (Video)

    Here are 10 Mars images recently released by NASA.…... Read more

  • Recently, the E/V Nautilus crew was out exploring the seafloor near the Channel Islands when it happened upon a sizable mass of bones. (AOL Screenshot)

    E/V Nautilus Crew Finds Mysterious Bones on Seafloor Near Channel Islands (Video)

    Recently, the E/V Nautilus crew was out exploring the seafloor near the Channel Islands when it happened upon a sizable mass of bones.…... Read more

  • Some of the first things on the World Wide Web are still around. (AOL Screenshot)

    A Look Back at Some of the First Things on the World Wide Web (Video)

    In honor of World Wide Web Day, here are some of the web’s biggest firsts — some that stuck around and some that didn’t. Sir... Read more

  • During a recent exploration of the waters near the Channel Islands, the crew of the E/V Nautilus encountered a truly mysterious purple orb just floating amid some rocks. (AOL Screenshot)

    A ‘Mysterious Purple Orb’ Spotted In Deep Ocean Stumps Scientists (Video)

    During a recent exploration of the waters near the Channel Islands, the crew of the E/V Nautilus encountered a truly mysterious purple orb just floating... Read more

  • Many have no doubt wished they could soar over traffic instead of being stuck in it, and a drone slated to soon begin testing could make that fantasy a reality. (AOL Screenshot)

    Drone Travel Taxi Able to Fly Humans Through the Air Readies for Launch (Video)

    Many have no doubt wished they could soar over traffic instead of being stuck in it, and a drone slated to soon begin testing could... Read more

  • An ancient tablet dated to around 5,000 years ago from an area called Uruk in Mesopotamia--located in present-day Iraq--shows that workers were likely paid in beer, a popular drink during that time. (AOL Screenshot)

    Paystub Depicted on 5,000-Year-Old Tablet Shows Workers Were Paid in Beer (Video)

    Workers in an ancient society were compensated with beer, according to the markings on a stone tablet dated to around 5,000 years ago. The inscribed... Read more

  • Researchers from Cornell University say Earth and Saturn’s moon Titan may have a surprising similarity – the ability to support life. (AOL Screenshot)

    Research Suggests Saturn’s Moon Titan May Have Ingredients To Support Life (Video)

    Saturn’s moon Titan has much in common with Earth, including an abundant atmosphere and liquid lakes, though with much different chemical composition, notes Ars Technica... Read more

  • An ancient network of channels which may have taken up to 2.3 million years to form has been found under the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland. (AOL Screenshot)

    Ancient River System Found Under Greenland’s Ice Sheet (Video)

    An ancient network of channels which may have taken up to 2.3 million years to form has been found under the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland... Read more

  • In a recent study, they took risks to get more nutrients. (AOL Screenshot)

    Apparently, Plants Know How to ‘Gamble’ (Video)

    According to a new study, plants are “smarter” than we may think. Researchers from universities in the United Kingdom and Israel found pea plants show... Read more

  • The Antarctic ozone hole may be starting to heal, finds a new study. (AOL Screenshot)

    Study: Antarctic Ozone Hole Starting to Heal (Video)

    The Antarctic ozone layer may be starting to heal, finds a new study. As an MIT News release about the research states, “The team found... Read more

  • New research details the discovery of two fossilized bird wings estimated to be 99 million years old. (AOL Screenshot)

    99-Million-Year-Old Wings From Dinosaur-Era Bird Found Preserved (Video)

    New research details the discovery of two fossilized bird wings estimated to be 99-million years old. The appendages are reportedly well preserved in pieces of... Read more

  • For decades, many have told stories about an escape tunnel that was dug by hand at Ponar, Lithuania, a Holocaust mass burial site. Researchers recently verified the underground route’s existence. (AOL Screenshot)

    A Holocaust Escape Tunnel Dug Using Hands Has Been Revealed (Video)

    For decades, many have told stories about an escape tunnel that was dug by hand at Ponar, Lithuania, a Holocaust mass burial site. Researchers recently... Read more

  • On May 20, a paleontologist in Irvine, California came upon something truly remarkable. The researcher was performing the standard examination at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill when she discovered bones and teeth. (AOL Screenshot)

    12-Million-Year-Old Whale Fossils Found at California Landfill (Video)

    One never knows what they’ll find in a landfill, but not long ago a paleontologist came upon something truly remarkable. The researcher was performing the... Read more

  • A group of scientists has detected oxygen which could be from the early stages of the universe. (AOL Screenshot)

    Scientists Detect Oxygen in Galaxy 13.1 Billion Light Years from Earth (Video)

    A group of scientists has detected oxygen which could be from the early stages of the universe. According to a press release issued by the Kavli... Read more

  • In 1901, divers exploring off the coast of Greece came upon a vast sunken treasure, and amidst the many fabulous objects was an item that continues to intrigue many to this day. Called the Antikythera Mechanism, the 2,100-year-old artifact is a mind-bending assembly of moving parts. (AOL Screenshot)

    World’s Oldest Computer May Have Been Built to Predict Future (Video)

    At the dawn of 1900s, divers exploring off the coast of Greece came upon a vast sunken treasure, and amidst the many fabulous objects was... Read more

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