The 1970 film “China Syndrome” shocked the world about the crippling effects of nuclear accidents. However, for one city in Russia, residents lived in such conditions where nuclear accidents were a norm. Contaminated water and poison berries plague Ozersk, dubbed as the “Graveyard of the Earth.”
UNESCO inscribed 21 sites on its World Heritage List, including ancient tombstones and an island of fossils.
A marshland in Iraq, formerly ordered to be drained by Saddam Hussein was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
A new Danish study suggests that people who cycle habitually are 20 percent less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
A research firm has listed the countries where the most emotional people are living.
The spectacle of icebergs is this year's main summer attraction.at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. They're not actual icebergs, but playful geometrical structures that can be enjoyed and explored by visitors.
Warming Arctic waters have cleared the way for the Crystal Serenity to be the first luxury cruise ship to traverse the Northwest Passage. It sets sail from Alaska on Aug. 16, on a voyage through the waters of the Canadian Arctic, continuing to Greenland.
Solar Impulse took off from Seville in Spain for the penultimate leg of its record-breaking round-the-world flight.
From July 11 to 15, Mongolia's Nadaam celebrates the sports of wrestling, archery and horse racing, These "three games of men" come from an 800-year-old warrior tradition set by Genghis Khan, who used the games to train his fighters.
Based on the evidence gathered on five Neanderthal skeletal remains in Belgium, researchers were able to distinguish marks that show Neanderthals practice cannibalism.
A spectral church brings new life to a 12th-century basilica that lies in ruins at Siponto, Italy. The eerie wire mesh structure was designed by Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi,
New attraction based on Noah's Ark opens to public viewing attracting attention from both Christians and non-Christians.
Residents living in a small village in south of Tokyo are all living in danger atop an active volcano.
Travelers should experience the food and festivity of Hari Raya in Malaysia. It is celebrated with open houses where families share food with all visitors, an act of spiritual generosity.
Pilgrims trekking to a sacred cave in the Himalayas this July and August can expect hi-tech security measures including drone cameras. Amarnath Yatra, a Hindu pilgrimage, involves a risky mountain trek, with additional threat of danger from guerilla attacks.