Russia offers free land in bid to settle remote wilderness
May 6, 2016, 11:24 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Land grab, which may entice some 36 million people to Russia's Far East, comes in response to a surging population of Chinese across the border.
Mystery of the ancient Nazca spiral holes may be solved
May 5, 2016, 9:09 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying satellite imagery say they've figured out the purpose behind the unique corkscrew puquios.
Mysterious glowing jellyfish discovered near Mariana Trench
May 2, 2016, 3:27 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers came across this 'flying saucer' jellyfish while surveying waters near the ocean's deepest point.
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.
Key and Peele's shelter cat promo for 'Keanu' is brilliant
April 27, 2016, 3:23 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Comedy duo lend a hand to the Tree House Humane Society in support of pet adoption.
Enormous subglacial lake discovered under Antarctic Ice Sheet
April 26, 2016, 2:57 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Researchers studying the geology hidden under the thick ice have stumbled upon a new, untouched body of water second in size only to Lake Vostok.
Meet the defiant grandmothers who still call Chernobyl home
April 25, 2016, 2:05 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The compelling documentary 'Babushkas of Chernobyl' offers a haunting and beautiful picture of life in a disaster area thought lost to humanity.
A rocket-powered maglev sled sets world speed record
April 21, 2016, 3:55 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Sled developed by the U.S. Air Force covers a distance equal to 7 football fields in about 2 seconds.
Meet the snowflake consultant for Disney's 'Frozen'
April 21, 2016, 12:14 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Physicist Kenneth Libbrecht, a leading expert on snowflake formation, is proud to have added scientific accuracy to Disney's hit musical.