After successfully completing its in-flight escape system test a few weeks ago, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is still on schedule to send tourists into orbit by 2018.
Archaeologists in Siberia have found a child's 4,000-year-old toy at the location of a Bronze Age settlement.
Ever wanted to try a different kind of lifestyle, living beyond the busy streets of the city and cuddling into an island paradise? Then here's a good offer: Tanera Mor is for sale, and you can even buy the whole island or just a slice of it.
From the well-defining characteristic of a time machine in the movie "Back to the Future" to scientific papers exploring time as an element, these are all proof that we humans are still fascinated about knowing the nitty-gritty of time travel. We know it is impossible, yet we still cling to the idea of it. How did it started, and why are do we end up chasing the concept? This is what James Gleick tried to unravel in his book "Time Travel: A History."
Archaeologists discover 700 bottles containing ancient antidepressant and heart medications in Istanbul.
How's life in a town where polar bears passed through on a particular season? Smithsonian Channel's newest offering, "Polar Bear Town" docu-series will bring you to series of these encounters of different people to interesting characters of polar bears that frequents the area.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is hiding more secrets than previously thought. A team of researchers studying the ancient Egyptian tomb of pharaoh Khufu, built in 2560 BCC, has discovered two secret rooms, or cavities, hiding in the great structure.
Imagine a magical device that could tell the past, present and future as well as give human a connection to the unknown. In 1981, Ouija, "The Wonderful Talking Board" as The Pittsburg Dispatch describes it, was introduced to the market. Now, a historian reveals the mysterious history behind this "magical" board.
Marco Polo is not the first European to make contact with China. New evidence found by archaeologists revealed that Ancient Greeks artists could have traveled to China 1,500 years -- before Marco Polo -- to help construct the famed Terracotta Army.
It’s the path that ancient humans walked, the marks they have made on the ancient earth. Scientists discovered over 400 human footprints – each one remarkably well-preserved – in Engare Sero, Tanzania back in 2010 and these footprints led to valuable knowledge of their lives millennia ago.
The research says there's no escaping the brain-frying highly energetic charged particles.
Is there truly futuristic technology etched into ancient hieroglyphics? Some swear there is, pointing to images of helicopters, spacecraft and even simple light bulbs in Egyptian art from an era that shouldn’t even be dreaming yet of such advanced technology.
An ancient battle happened between Roman empire and Scottish tribes in north of the Hadrian's Wall.
The Shanghai Tower in China -- the world's second tallest building -- has recently unveiled its high-speed elevator, which is said to be faster than Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world.