Ancient Chinese origin myth actually happened, say researchers
August 9, 2016, 3:48 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
According to legend, a great flood of biblical proportion swept over China 4,000 years ago — and now, science agrees.
7 monuments, cities and world treasures we could lose to rising sea levels
May 27, 2016, 1:31 p.m. by Shea Gunther
These are just a sample of the things we could lose if temperatures rise 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit over the next 200 years.
Tabletop planter from Japan doubles as emergency earthquake helmet
May 12, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It helps to be near your houseplants when disaster strikes.
New Zealand's '8th Wonder of the World' rediscovered
May 1, 2016, 8:50 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Lost to a violent volcanic eruption in 1886, the remains of the Pink and White Terraces have been discovered beneath Lake Rotomahana.
Earthquake-proof bed looks more terrifying than the Big One itself
December 21, 2015, 1:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
But hey, at least your being devoured by a mattress and not the Earth?
Scientists identify the single most lightning-struck spot on Earth
December 16, 2015, 3:31 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Think lightning never strikes twice? Don't test your luck by standing on this spot.