Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine
Dorsen, just eight, is one of 40,000 children working daily in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The terrible price they will pay for our clean air is ruined health and a likely ear...
Tiny Company Hits King-Size Diamond Jackpot
The world’s second-largest diamond ever mined failed to sell at a London auction Wednesday, but the event still marked a coup for the tiny Canadian company that owns the once-obscure Botswana mine whe...
Not Many People Know About The City 1200 Feet Below Detroit
"It’s no secret that Detroit has been hit very hard by the recession. But did you know that at one time, Detroit had a very large working class industry right underneath their city’s streets? That’s ...
Salina Turda amusement park in Romania
From a ferris wheel to a lake you can take a row boat through, this salt mine in Romania is home to one of the coolest underground theme parks.
Officials say death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32 with one person unaccounted for.
Gigantic Abandoned Diamond Mine Sucks In Helicopters
The second largest excavated hole in the world, abandoned diamond mine sucks in helicopters
The Strange Beauty of Salt Mines
Salt, an essential element for all animal life, is abundant here on Earth, but it still requires extraction from stone deposits or salty waters
Child miners aged four at Congo cobalt mine
Dorsen, just eight, is one of 40,000 children working daily in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The terrible price they will pay for our clean air is ruined health and a likely ear...
Tiny Company Hits King-Size Diamond Jackpot
The world’s second-largest diamond ever mined failed to sell at a London auction Wednesday, but the event still marked a coup for the tiny Canadian company that owns the once-obscure Botswana mine whe...
Not Many People Know About The City 1200 Feet Below Detroit
"It’s no secret that Detroit has been hit very hard by the recession. But did you know that at one time, Detroit had a very large working class industry right underneath their city’s streets? That’s ...
Officials say death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32 with one person unaccounted for.
Gold rush
A gold rush is a period of feverish migration of workers to an area that has had a dramatic discovery of gold deposits. Major gold rushes took place in the 19th century in Australia, New Zealand, Braz...
Gold rush - Wikipedia