Eighth Wonder of the World
Eighth Wonder of the World is a term sometimes used to describe phenomena in comparison to the widely known list of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Angkor Wat looks absolutely majestic!
Angkor Wat looks absolutely majestic! 😍
Pack your bags. We're headed to Machu Picchu
Pack your bags. We're headed to #MachuPicchu. http://bit.ly/2GqNYJF
The Karakoram Highway - from China to Pakistan
The Karakoram Highway (KKH) runs from Kashgar in Western China to Islamabad in Pakistan, and isn't so much a highway as a 'high road'. It took a stunning 20 years to finish the road, and even today it...
Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory
In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before s...
One Small Bite For Man: NASA Astronauts Eat Space-Grown Food
Crew members on the International Space Station on Monday sampled red romaine lettuce, the first food to be grown and eaten in space. Monday morning on the International Space Station, NASA astronauts...
'Mission:ISS' from Oculus, Available Now!
We’re excited to share that Mission: ISS is available now on the Oculus Store! Created in collaboration with NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Canadia...
Upside-Down Lightning And Mystery Blue Glimpses Caught On Film
Fantastical light shows go on above thunderclouds, full of little-studied phenomena like upside-down lightning. Now they've been snapped from Earth and the ISS
The ISS Will Soon Have A Second Whiskey-Aging Experiment
Just imagine what Don Draper could do in the ad pitch: Renowned Japanese whisky maker Suntory is sending up booze to age for at least a year on the worldwide Space Station, reports the Wall Street Jou...
President Donald J. Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron arrive at dinner
President Donald J. Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron arrive at dinner with First Ladies Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron at the Eiffel Tower restaurant.
How LIDAR Scans Reveal Angkor's Hidden City
LIDAR sends out a million laser points to create a digital outline of the land's surface. Scientists are using these high-tech renderings to uncover the secr...
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island - 2 minute HD tour
A 2-minute HD tour of Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island. This is one of the more inspirational destinations in America - riding by ferry b...
Paris built the Eiffel Tower as an entrance for this extravagant 1889 event
When you're building the Eiffel Tower as a simple entrance arch, you spare no expense for the rest of the event.
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
The Hardiest Fungi On Earth Could Survive Mars-Like Conditions
For the past 18 months, a colony of fungi have lived on the ISS in a low air pressure, high radiation environment, bombarded with ambient cosmic rays and ultraviolet radiation, clinging on for life. T...
Destiny (ISS module)
The Destiny module is the primary operating facility for U.S. research payloads aboard the International Space Station (ISS). It was berthed to the Unity module and activated over a period of five day...
Destiny (ISS module) - Wikipedia
Krammer
The Krammer is a body of water in the Netherlands.It is part of the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt delta, and is situated between the islands Goeree-Overflakkee and Sint Philipsland. To its east, it continues in...
Krammer - Wikipedia
Archaeoastronomy and Stonehenge
The prehistoric monument of Stonehenge has long been studied for its possible connections with ancient astronomy. Archaeoastronomers have claimed that Stonehenge represents an "ancient observatory," ...
Archaeoastronomy and Stonehenge - Wikipedia
Flame of Liberty
The Flame of Liberty (Flamme de la Liberté) in Paris is a full-sized, gold-leaf-covered replica of the new flame at the upper end of the torch carried in the hand of the Statue of Liberty at the entra...
Flame of Liberty - Wikipedia
Eiffel Tower in popular culture
The Eiffel Tower has appeared frequently in works of fiction because of its iconic nature. Movie critic Roger Ebert has noted in his online column that no matter where in Paris a film scene is set the...
Eiffel Tower in popular culture - Wikipedia
Palm Jebel Ali
The Palm Jebel Ali is an artificial archipelago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates which began construction in October 2002, was originally planned to be completed by mid-2008 and has been on hold since. ...
Palm Jebel Ali - Wikipedia
Great Wall of Qi
116°37′51.09″E / 36.3444417°N 116.6308583°E / 36.3444417; 116.6308583The Great Wall of Qi (simplified Chinese: 齐长城; traditional Chinese: 齊長城; pinyin: Qí Chángchéng...
Great Wall of Qi - Wikipedia
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
Operation Chahar
Operation Chahar, known by the Japanese as チャハル作戦 (Operation Chahar) and by the Chinese as the 长城抗战 (Battle of the Great Wall), occurred in August 1937, following the Battle of Beiping-Tianjin at the ...
Hagia Sophia
http://www.iwasinturkey.com Hagia Sophia (the Church of Holy Wisdom), now known as the Ayasofya Museum, is a former Eastern Orthodox church converted to a mo...
The King Kong Show
The King Kong Show is an American/Japanese children's animated television series produced in 1966 by Videocraft of the USA, and Japan's Toei Animation and is the first anime series produced in Japan f...
The King Kong Show - Wikipedia
Stoa of Eumenes
The Stoa of Eumenes is a stoa on the acropolis of Athens, sited between the Odeion of Herodes Atticus and the Theater of Dionysos. It was built against the slope of the hill (meaning it needed a retai...
Stoa of Eumenes - Wikipedia
Palermo Fragment
The Palermo fragment is a 2,500 years old marble sculpture fragment of the foot and dress of the ancient Greek goddess Artemis. The Palermo fragment was taken by Lord Elgin from the Parthenon in the ...
ARE PYRAMIDS GIANT ENERGY AMPLIFIERS? RESEARCHERS DISCOVER CENOTE UNDER THE PYRAMID AT CHICHEN ITZA
Text "Many researchers have maintained that the hundreds of pyramids built in ancient times, were used as amplifiers. Some Pyramids receive energy, while other pyramids are said to amplify energy. Wha...