19th-century

Sperm whales changed their behavior to dodge whaling ships in the 1800s, according to a study. That behavior spread among sperm whales and disrupted the whaling industry, scientists found. This could...

Victoria has delivered a bumper grain harvest but farmers in the state’s north-west say an over-budget rail upgrade project has left behind an outdated freight system that is hampering the transport...

Long lost Native American fortress built more than 200 years ago to fend off Russian invaders is uncovered in Sitka, Alaska, after archaeologists analyzed drawings made by the enemy before it was destroyed Shiskinoow...

1,500-year-old mask of Maya ruler found Researchers have uncovered a 1,500-year-old stucco mask of Maya ruler K’inich Janaab ‘Pakal. What differentiates this mask from others is it’s seemingly...