Road workers stumbled upon a great 4,000-year-old sphinx statue buried underground in Egypt. The newly discovered monument has yet to be extracted, but it is said to feature a lion's body and a man's head just like the Great Sphinx of Giza.
A forgotten Eighth Wonder of the World? Scientists confirmed the fate of New Zealand's Pink and White Terraces that used to be a breathtaking natural landmark until its disappearance in the 1800s.
Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal a different side to the famed physicist. While he’s a celebrated humanitarian later in his life, excerpts on his Asian travels show that he used to harbor racist ideas on Chinese people.
Mohenjo Daro may be the key in unlocking the secrets of a vanished ancient civilization, but the only way to save it may be to keep it underground.
Take a peek at the hidden city that gives new meaning to the term "Down Under".
The unsuspecting tourist found the reptile in his luggage as he was unpacking. Fortunately, the kind tourist reported the incident to authorities concerned.
In efforts to clean up the sacred rivers, India has declared Ganges and Yamuna the status of living entities.
Take a peek at Portuguese startup Ecocubo's micro-house that looks right at home in the wild.
A new study has revealed that Earth actually has eight continents.
Japan is not just known for their cherry blossoms, but also unique crystal-clear ice blocks that wash up only on their shores.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has released a statement late last week regarding the country's plans of deporting hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants that arrived in Germany for the past year. The German leader has been criticized worldwide for her decision to open the country's borders to refugees. Now she seems to be retracting her move, pushing for repatriation.
There had been hearsays from the past years that the older generation is oddly dissatisfied with the decisions made by the youth of today. It is without a doubt that the lifestyle of the younger generation differ to that of the Baby Boomers as influenced by culture, technology, modernization and, even, globalization. The question is, is this just the typical we're-older-we-know-better thing, or is there scientific proof to prove so?
There’s a good chance humans will be able to conquer other planets someday. For now, this dream remains in the distant future and people will have to remain earth-bound. Here are five surreal landscapes that’s (almost) as good as exploring space.
The Salem witch trials remain one of the darkest examples of paranoia and injustice throughout history. Now, 325 years after this tragic period, here’s a look back at what happened and the political, religious and environmental factors that created a perfect storm for the accusations and death that followed.