Asteroids and comets that repeatedly smashed into the early Earth covered the planet's surface with molten rock during its earliest days, but still may have left oases of water that could have supported the evolution of life, scientists say.
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. Continue reading →
The United Nations has no shortage of, well, nations in its membership, and it's well known for cranking out a sternly worded resolution from time to time, but what can it really DO?
After decades, possibly centuries, at the bottom of the sea, a barnacle-crusted anchor arrived in Texas for a major cleaning.
New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
We've all heard about the atrocities committed by groups such as Al Qaeda and ISIS, but other terror groups are in operation that may not be so well known to the general public.
Secession seems to be in the air, in places as disparate as Iraq, Ukraine, and Scotland. Why can't people just secede whenever they want?
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