Secrets of sealed Egyptian animal coffins revealed for the first time
"It is rare for these metal coffins to have survived intact," Daniel O'Flynn, an X-ray imaging scientist at the British Museum, told Newsweek.
Enormous sperm whale skull stolen from museum in mystery theft
"For the life of me I can't understand why anyone would want to steal it," said Angela George of Australia's Eden Killer Whale Museum.
"Special powers" of the rare and elusive night parrot finally revealed
"When a species is this rare, elusive and hard to study, every little finding helps build a picture of its life," the first author of a new study said.
"Beautiful" new fish species with yellow head discovered
"Putting a name to something is the first and most important step towards conservation," study leader Yi-Kai Tea told Newsweek. "You cannot protect what we don't know exist."
Meet the new giant spider species described as "rare and secretive"
The new species, Euoplos dignitas, can grow to nearly 2 inches long and hides itself in underground burrows on the woodland floor.
Prince William and Kate Middleton praised for using sign language
Prince William and Kate Middleton's abilities with sign language left fans proclaiming: "They will make a good king and queen."
Princess Diana's pricy gown just blew other royal auctions out of the water
A 1989 gown worn by Diana has become the most expensive of her dresses to be sold on the open market, earning a hammer price of $604,800.
Pollen extracted from flower encased in amber 40 million years ago
The ancient specimen is the largest known amber-preserved flower fossil to date.
How old was Princess Diana when she wore her most iconic looks?
Princess Diana showed the world from a young age her ability to set trends, becoming one of fashion history's most enduring style icons.
Heritage car collections whet enthusiast appetites, provide inspiration
Collections of vintage cars are kept by automakers as trophies of past accomplishments and to serve as inspiration.
Take a look at the skeleton of a pregnant T-rex dinosaur called "Barbara"
The skeleton is one of only three pregnant T. rex skeletons to have been discovered.
The bizarre story of the "necropants" made from human leg skin
The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft in Iceland hosts various weird and wacky displays, including mummified animal skulls and rune-carved wooden staves.
Ancient turkey-dinosaur found in museum after gathering dust for 90 years
The fossil, an ancestor of turkeys and grouse, was found in modern-day Nebraska, and lived around 11 million years ago.
Group spotted taking 23-million-year-old whale fossil in New Zealand
"The critical context of the fossil" is lost when it is removed by non-scientists, paleontologist Justin Adams told Newsweek.
Another T. Rex Is Being Auctioned, Horrifying Scientists Again
Scientists have vocally protested the auction of large dinosaur specimens in the past, many of which sell for millions of dollars.
Man Uses Personal Dinosaur Fossil Collection To Start Museum in Home Town
The natural history museum is filled with James Hogg's personal collection of fossils and he is hoping to expand in the future.
Nelson Mandela's Boxing Belt Stolen From Museum
The championship belt, which was a gift to the statesman from boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, was reportedly taken by thieves who broke into a South African museum.
Family Hoarded Weapons While Living in Children's Museum: Deputies
The museum's board of directors told Newsweek that they were "shocked and saddened that this happened" on their watch.
Putin's Military Stole Famous Artwork From Ukraine Museum: Mariupol Council
Mariupol City Council members have publicly accused Russia of mimicking the looting of art by the Nazis during World War II.
Professor Blasts 'Unacceptable' Gender-Neutral Bathroom With Man at Urinal
"Genuinely don't have a single problem with mixed toilets, as long as they're cubicles only," said one comment on Sarahjane Jones's post.
Charity Staff Find 'Antique' Listed on British Museum Website in Donations
The museum listing describes the item as a jug designed by Peter Dümler, and made by S P Gerz in Höhr, Germany.
Woman Shares Stories of Titanic Passengers for Anniversary of Sinking
The woman said she has been interested in the Titanic for as long as she can remember and wanted to do something to commemorate the 110-year anniversary.
Biggest Car Stars in Film Go On Display at The Petersen Automotive Museum
A new movie car exhibit featuring cars from "Ghostbusters," "Black Panther," "Batman" and more opens March 12 at the The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles
'Satisfying' Video Shows Artist Cleaning '90 Years of Grime' in Museum
The art conservation student gained over 1 million views by showing how the Toledo Museum of Art was cleaned in a renovation project.
Skeleton of Extinct Whale Ends Decades-Long Journey That Began in a Garage
"The story has just begun, in essence, and we hope to learn more about this species," Dr. David Webster said.
Six Men Who Allegedly Stole $129M in Jewels Set for Trial
The trial of the men, whose ages range from 22 to 28, accused of stealing from the Green Vault Museum in Dresden will begin on January 28.
Met Removes Sackler Family Name From Museum Following Opioid Controversy
The Sackler name will be stripped from seven exhibition spaces in the famous New York City museum.
Afghanistan's National Museum Staff Working Unpaid as Taliban Patrol
The National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul reopened last week for the first time since the Taliban's mid-August takeover.
Museum Finds New Species of Prehistoric Snails in its Own Storeroom
Astonished experts found a dusty box abandoned for decades contained previously unknown mollusks from 15 million years ago.
Rebel Art Group Sells a Real Andy Warhol Drawing Disguised Among 999 Fakes
The 1954 ink-on-paper work was bought by the Brooklyn-based art collective MSCHF and turned into a new work.