A dispute marked by flags and booze has been replaced with an official land border.
The massive craft could carry 100 humans to Mars and revolutionize space exploration.
In 100 years, perhaps this map showing humanity clustering around the equator will seem “so 21st century.”
America’s war in Southeast Asia is fading fast from memory. These maps offer a horrific reminder.
Since Ukraine originally meant “borderland,” the territory was already a target for several kingdoms.
A virtuous diet isn't strictly vegan.
A floating platform the size of Rome collapsed off of Antarctica.
Experimental archaeology is the practice of recreating past events using knowledge and tools available at the time. Sometimes, it involves elephants.
A gigantic bacterium evolved differently than fundamental models of biology would have predicted. Simply put, these bacteria shouldn't exist.
Can a war be won from the air? A group of renegade pilots in the 1930s thought so.
After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?
Undiagnosed brain disease or divine inspiration? The origins of the French composer’s most provocative composition remain up for debate.
"You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it."
One hundred years ago, a Ukrainian flag flew over Vladivostok and other parts of the “Russian” Far East.
This representation of the Bamum kingdom is a rare example of early 20th-century indigenous African cartography.
One particular revolution was so important, that at least one historian thinks the 20th century officially began in 1914 and ended in 1991.
The Kazungula Bridge connects Zambia and Botswana, barely missing Namibia and Zimbabwe.
The 'Charleston Loophole' has likely allowed thousands of guns to end up in the hands of people who would have failed a federal background check.
From 1974 to 1978, the chimps of Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania were at war with each other, the first time conservationists saw chimps engage in calculated, cold-blooded killing.
Multiple lines of evidence — physical, chemical, and biological — must converge for scientists to conclude that alien life has been found.
Starting just about now, leaves start changing color from north to south, high to low, light to dark.
Think of a combination of immersive virtual reality, an online role-playing game, and the internet.
Are you a striver or a pioneer?