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.
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...
Geography of Brunei
Brunei is in Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia. Its geographical coordinates are 4°30′N 114°40′E / 4.500°N 114.667°E / 4.500; 114.667.Brunei shares...
Geography of Brunei - Wikipedia
Geography of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe at 48°N 68°E / 48°N 68°E / 48; 68 68°E / 48°N 68°E / 48; 68. With an area of about 2,717,300 sq...
Geography of Kazakhstan - Wikipedia
Frenchman's Pass
Frenchman Pass is a narrow passage on the island of Aruba, between coral cliffs above the area known as Spanish Lagoon. From the pass one can see the remains of the Balashi Gold Mill.Legend has it tha...
Frenchman's Pass - Wikipedia
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...
Ganga Lake (Pakistan)
Ganga Lake (Urdu:گنگا جھیل) or Ganga Sar is a high-altitude lake (2,942 metres (9,652 ft) located in the Bagh Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. It is near Ganga Choti Peak in the Himalayan (Pir Pa...
Ganga Lake (Pakistan) - Wikipedia
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...
Geography of the United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is situated in Middle East/southwest Asia, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia; it is on a strategic location along northern approac...
Geography of the United Arab Emirates - Wikipedia
Blidinje
Blidinje is a Nature park in Bosnia and Herzegovina, established on 30 April 1995.
It is a spacious valley, 3–5 km long, situated at an elevation of 1.150-1.300 meters a.s.l., between Čvrsnic...
Blidinje - Wikipedia
Extreme points of Ukraine
This is a list of the extreme points of Ukraine: the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location, as well as the highest and lowest points in the country.