Just like on land, oceans also have "hills, cliffs, and plains" in the form of abyss, trenches, and the like. But would you believe that oceans also have rivers and lakes within them? Yes, they do, and with numerous explorations, they have also discovered other places that you may not have thought of.
Be it pregnant women, women of child-bearing age, or those who are planning to get pregnant, all are very cautious in taking vacations and out-of-the-country holidays because of the Zika virus scare. In Canada, a large portion of the locals has canceled their trips just to be safe from the virus.
A group of artists filled a street in Toronto with thousands of books as a way to fight pollution, noise and traffic.
From haunted houses, carved pumpkins or filling up your bellies with sweets, the Halloween season has become one of the most-celebrated and spookiest holidays of the year. However, did you know that the tradition of trick or treating has a bizarre, strange history?
Ancient graves unearthed in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico indicate that the regions were places of violent feuds, says James Watson, a bioarchaeologist at the University of Arizona.
A secret meteorogical station from the time of Hitler’s Germany has been uncovered by researchers in Alexandra Land in the Arctic Circle. Dubbed the Arctic Treasure Hunter or Schatzgraber station, the site unearths hundreds of artifacts, some of them revealing new facts about the Nazi era.
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.
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.