The Minotaurs Lair?
Labyrinth, Leper colony or vineyard? It earns the nickname given to it by scientists who spotted it - Thumbprint Island. Catch a full day of #WhatOnEarth mysteries today on Science and SCIgo!
Romania
Romania -The country of Ciprian Porumbescu,George Enescu,Constantin Brancusi ,Henri Coanda,Ion Luca Caragiale,Nicolae Iorga,Aurel Vlaicu,Traian Vuia,Nicolae Grigor...
Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wall
Turkey has completed more than half of a planned 511-kilometer wall along its border with Syria. The government says it will improve security, but rights groups warn refugees fleeing war will be stuck...
One of Earth's Ancient Supervolcanoes Reawakens --"Triggered a 'Volcanic Winter' 200,000 Years Ago"
One of the planet's most massive supervolcanoes is showing signs of a reawakening. An international team of geologists monitored the activity signs of the ancient volcano, Campi Flegrei with a large c...
Most Livable Neighborhoods: Safety, Health, Affordability
See what it takes to be a Top 10 Neighborhood.
Easter Islanders’ Weapons Were Deliberately Not Lethal
Researchers say the weapons of Rapa Nui were actually lousy battle tools, and the islanders wanted it that way. Few stone monuments are as recognizable as the moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island), and few...
Switzerland - A Dream Country
Sail boats roll and excursion steamers leave their wakes on the turquoise waters of Lakes Thun and Brienz. And on the shores, in tributary valleys and on sunny ledges, you'll discover picturesque vil...
The vanished streets of Old Paris
Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt he had failed as an artist. Beginning in 1898, he made it his mission to record the old streets of Paris. Atget saw himself as a documenta...
10 Over-The-Border Day Trips That Are Totally Worth It
It's like right over there! Just go already!
Scientists Uncover A Shocking Discovery Underneath The Easter Island Heads! Unbelievable!
As if they weren’t mysterious enough.. This is absolutely incredible! Easter Island is known for the giant disembodied heads. But as it turns out, those heads aren’t disembodied at all — they’re in fa...
The Easter Island Heads Also Have BODIES
The enduring image in the public's mind of the mysterious heads on Easter Island is simply that - heads. So it comes as quite a shock to discover that they have full bodies extending deep underground....
In Japan, hell is due north
Best known for beer in Sapporo and skiing in Niseko, Hokkaido is also home to the belching and bubbling Valley of Hell, where you’ll find the country’s most primordial onsen. Japan’s northernmost isla...
Where America Drinks Most: Study Finds Binge-Drinking Trouble Spots
How much alcohol you drink depends a lot on where you live. A new study finds more than a third of adults in some areas drinking at dangerous levels but "huge variations" in rates of heavy and binge d...
Norway looks even more gorgeous from an F-16
Norway—like all the Scandinavian countries—is an incredibly beautiful country, especially when it's sunny. Its endless Tolkienesque landscapes of little islands, fjords, and mountains are a pleasure ...
Easter Island, Moai, Rongorongo
Easter Island is the world's most isolated inhabited island. It is also one of the most mysterious. Easter Island is roughly midway between Chile and Tahiti. The triangular shaped island is made mostl...
Beaches of Uruguay: Traveling the Coast in Search of Paradise
When it comes to travel in Uruguay, the number one thing to do is hit the beaches. The coastline is the country's primary draw.
New Guinea mangroves
The New Guinea mangroves is a mangrove ecoregion that covers extensive areas of the coastline New Guinea, the large island in the western Pacific Ocean north of Australia.
The New Guinea mangroves...
Selonia
Selonia (Latvian: Sēlija; Lithuanian: Sėla), also known as Augšzeme (the "Highland"), is a cultural region of Latvia encompassing the eastern part of the historical region of Semigallia (Latv...
Selonia - Wikipedia
Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wall
Turkey has completed more than half of a planned 511-kilometer wall along its border with Syria. The government says it will improve security, but rights groups warn refugees fleeing war will be stuck...
One of Earth's Ancient Supervolcanoes Reawakens --"Triggered a 'Volcanic Winter' 200,000 Years Ago"
One of the planet's most massive supervolcanoes is showing signs of a reawakening. An international team of geologists monitored the activity signs of the ancient volcano, Campi Flegrei with a large c...
Geography of New Caledonia
The geography of New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie), an overseas collectivity of France located in the subregion of Melanesia, makes the continental island group unique in the southwest Pacific. Among...
Geography of New Caledonia - Wikipedia
Biffeche
Biffeche or Bifeche is an area of Senegal centred on the town of Savoigne, around 30 kilometres north-east of the major coastal city of Saint-Louis.Low-lying and largely flat, the region has Fula, Ser...
Biffeche - Wikipedia
Most Livable Neighborhoods: Safety, Health, Affordability
See what it takes to be a Top 10 Neighborhood.
Easter Islanders’ Weapons Were Deliberately Not Lethal
Researchers say the weapons of Rapa Nui were actually lousy battle tools, and the islanders wanted it that way. Few stone monuments are as recognizable as the moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island), and few...
The vanished streets of Old Paris
Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt he had failed as an artist. Beginning in 1898, he made it his mission to record the old streets of Paris. Atget saw himself as a documenta...
List of protected areas of Sierra Leone
This is a list of protected areas of Sierra Leone including National Parks, Game reserves, conservation areas and wetlands and those that are listed as proposed protected areas in the UN Environment P...
Qataban
Qataban or Katabania (Arabic,مملكة قتبان) was one of the ancient Yemeni kingdoms. Its heartland was located in the Baihan valley. Like some other Southern Arabian kingdoms it gained great wealth from ...
Qataban - Wikipedia
Geography of Peru
Peru is a country on the central western coast of South America facing the Pacific Ocean.
Area:land:1,279,999 km²water:5,220 km²Maritime claims:continental shelf:200 nmi (370.4 ...
Geography of Peru - Wikipedia
Geography of Laos
Laos is a landlocked nation in Southeast Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam, that covers 236,800 square kilometers in the center of the Southeast Asian peninsula, is surrounded by Burma (My...
Geography of Laos - Wikipedia