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Iron Age preserved human brain found

This is pretty amazing. A 2,500-year-old preserved human brain has been found encased in a skull in England. Except for the brain, all of the skull's soft tissue was gone when the skull was pulled from a muddy Iron Age pit where the University of York was planning to expand its

2,000-year-old feet found in Dublin attic

Experts from the National Museum in Ireland are still trying to figure out how two human feet, dating back 2,000 years, were found in a Dublin attic. During his examination, Dr Farrell and other scientists concluded the two mummified right feet had come from an adult and from a child. There

3,000-year-old butter found in bog

An oak barrel full of 3,000-year-old butter has been found in a bog in Ireland. "We got down to have a look. We knelt down and felt something hard and started to dig it out with out bare hands," John explained. "We could smell it. And it was attracting crows," he added. What

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