{FD} Captured World War II German U-boat revealed as dramatic pictures surface

Incredible pictures showing the capture of a famous German U-boat during World War II will go on auction in the U.K. this weekend.

{FD} Isaac Newton ‘graffiti’ discovered in historic English manor

Towering thinker Sir Isaac Newton carved a now-barely visible doodle of a windmill into a stone wall in his childhood home, according to a news release from the National Trust.

{FD} Archaeologists reconstruct face of ancient, 1,200-year-old Peruvian queen

Archaeologists have learned a great deal about “the Huarmey Queen” in the five years since they discovered the tomb El Castillo de Huarmey in Peru and found her body inside.

{FD} Astronauts’ faith: Tiny Apollo 13 Bible up for auction

A tiny King James Bible that went to space on the famous Apollo 13 mission is up for auction this week.

{FD} 3.6-million-year-old human skeleton found, shocking scientists

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”

{FD} Scary marsupial lion with incredibly powerful bite once prowled Australia

It’s been 30,000 years since the last of the marsupial lions prowled for prey in Australia, but scientists continue to discover new species of the largest meat-eating mammals that ever lived on the continent.

{FD} 245-million-year old fossil looks like Darth Vader, scientists say

Darth Vader may be Luke Skywalker’s father (spoiler alert), but he could also be the twin of a horseshoe crab that lived 245-million years ago.

{FD} Archaeologists discover ancient tools made from space material

Archaeologists have unearthed new ancient iron artifacts that utilize iron from meteorites, at a time when early humans were not thought to be able to smelt iron ore.

{FD} George Washington’s jewel-encrusted Revolutionary War medal goes on display

A stunning jewel-encrusted medal owned and worn by George Washington has gone on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.

{FD} Leonardo da Vinci’s $450 million ‘Salvator Mundi’ painting heads to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi” painting, which recently sold for a record $450.3 million, will be exhibited at the new Louvre Abu Dhabi.

{FD} USS Ward, ship that fired first American shots of World War II, found in Philippines

A team manning a deep sea research vessel says it has found and captured the first underwater images of a sunken U.S. Navy ship credited with firing America’s opening shots of World War II.

{FD} Trove of statues depicting lioness goddess discovered in Egypt

A trove of black granite statues depicting the lioness goddess “Sekhmet” have been discovered at an ancient site in Egypt.

{FD} 240-year-old time capsule found inside statue of Christ

Workers in Spain restoring a statue of Christ were stunned when they discovered a hidden centuries-old time capsule.

{FD} Ancient forbidden Christian text of Jesus’ ‘secret teachings’ to his ‘brother’ found

Biblical scholars have discovered the first-known original Greek copy of an ancient forbidden Christian text that purportedly describes Jesus’ secret teachings to his “brother” James.

{FD} Sphinx from set of 1923 film ‘The Ten Commandments’ unearthed in California

A plaster sphinx has been dug up by archaeologists in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in California, KETY reports.

{FD} Spearhead, sword and cauldrons among ancient treasure trove discovered in the UK

Archaeologists in the U.K. have discovered a stunning trove of Iron Age artifacts that includes 11 cauldrons, a spearhead and an ancient sword.

{FD} Ancient helmet-wearing wormy creature was covered in ‘cocktail sticks’

About 515 million years ago, a tiny sea critter that was “strange beyond measure” wasn’t taking any chances with its safety: Armor covered its back and sides, a helmet-like shell protected its head, and pointy spikes stuck out from its sides, researchers have found.

{FD} Proof of Julius Caesar’s UK invasion found

The Roman invasion of Britain signified an empire at its peak.

{FD} New evidence dates Christ’s tomb to Roman era, matching historical records

Scientific tests have offered fascinating new insight into the tomb in Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre venerated as the resting place of Jesus Christ.

{FD} Titanic was found largely thanks to a secret Cold War navy mission

It was famously described as unsinkable, but in April 1912 the mighty Titanic struck an iceberg and disappeared beneath the frigid waters of the North Atlantic.