For decades, the Communist Party of China has relied on reeducation camps to reform "parasites" and persuade people to support the communist cause.
Pseudoscience is science’s shadow.
Nazi supporters held huge rallies and summer camps for kids throughout the United States in the 1930s.
A famous explorer's doomed ship is finally found 107 years after it was lost to the Antarctic deep.
When Cameroon's Lakes Monoun and Nyos exploded, they released clouds of carbon dioxide that suffocated everything in its wake.
NASA was dangerously cavalier about the dangers of the shuttle launches.
Can Detroit get its comeback right?
An analogy explains the greater fool theory: You don’t have to run faster than the bear to get away; you just have to run faster than the other guy.
Drugs that stifle acute inflammation may prevent the body from healing properly.
Journey to the West is rightly considered one of the most influential novels ever written, but the real reason for its success may be its charismatic poster-boy: The Monkey King.
What's the point of all that money?
Donate a kidney now, and your loved one will have priority status if they need one later.
For a long time, important events could only be visualized retroactively through paintings. Photography allowed us to capture history as — or sometimes even before — it happened.
Shooting star or piece of space dust?
To the ancient Greeks, exotic animals were proof of mythological creatures. To the ancient Romans, they were oddities and adversaries.
The discovery calls into question the few things scientists know about these powerful astronomical phenomena.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
The synthetic cartilage was made from cellulose fibers — the stuff found in wood — mixed with a goo called polyvinyl alcohol.
Many first-hand accounts from the golden age of piracy were grossly embellished, meaning it's extremely difficult to separate Blackbeard the legend from Edward Thatch the person.
The space agency is ready to establish a base camp by 2024.
All of these conflicts have a long history. They may also have a long future.
Shame is a powerful tool that must be used with care.
Prep for the most essential cybersecurity exams with over 400 hours of training.
In the Canaan religion, Yahweh was a lesser god, who was assigned the land of Israel. Here's how he became "God Almighty."