Hailey Searcy

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The Melting Arctic Is a Real-Time Horror Story — Why Doesn’t Anyone Care?

Last week, scientists learned that 40-foot piles of compacted sea ice — some of the oldest and most durable clusters in the Arctic — are breaking …

Global Warming

Archaeologists Unearth Medieval Game Board During Search for Lost Monastery

Sometime during the 10th century, monks housed at the Monastery of Deer in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, inscribed the text of four Biblical gospels, as …

Archaeology

What were blue eyed people doing in Northern Israel 6,500 years ago?

Located in the western Upper Galilean Mountains, Peqi'in village is one of the oldest villages in Israel and among the most beautiful. The majority …

Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

The secret behind the ability of a group of “sea nomads” in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt fish has finally been revealed – and it’s down to evolution.<p>The Bajau people are able to dive tens of metres underwater with no conventional …

University of Cambridge

We can’t get over these breathtaking bridges

<b>There’s something quite magical about bridges.</b><p>From the orange vermilion of the Golden Gate to the futuristic Millau Viaduct in France, and even the …

Japan’s latest luxury train is a stylish cafe on rails with hundred-year-old craftsmanship

Locally-sourced ingredients served in dining area decorated with <b>woven bamboo, stonework made with samurai-era techniques</b>. <br>Some of Japan’s <b>sightseeing</b> …

9 amazing images of Japan’s traditional facet

Despite the growing technology and economic changes in Japan, the country has maintained much of its ancient culture, traditions, beliefs, and …

2,400-Year-Old Iron Age Fort Discovered In The Scottish Highlands

The remains may also have belonged to one of the area's past lords or chiefs.<p>The remains of a 2,400-year-old Iron Age fort have just been discovered …

Biblical Archaeology’s Top 10 Discoveries of 2017

A glimpse at the important excavation work revealed this year. Each year, on an almost daily basis, archaeological discoveries help us better …

How to Shoot Epic Wide-Angle Photos of Trees

Trees invoke a sense of timelessness, of grandeur. Most species grow many centuries older than humans ever will, so let’s make trees look the part …

Archaeologists discover two ancient tombs in Egypt

LUXOR, Egypt — Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped …

Archaeology

Roman temple restored deep under City of London

A Roman temple has been restored to its original site seven metres below the City of London, using sound, lights and misty haze to bring the ruin …

We Now Know Why Corals Keep Eating Plastic And It's Worrying

There's some ingredient they really like.<p>Ocean plastic is an indiscriminate hazard. It harms fish and kills seabirds, which wash up with bellies full …

Pollution

Sexually active students must be reported to law enforcement or state officials, Ore. school district says

By Travis M. Andrews<p>Travis M. Andrews<p>Pop culture reporter covering music, movies, TV, comedy and celebrity culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Teachers and staff in the Salem-Keizer school district — which includes more than 40,000 students — were recently told that if they learn or merely suspect a student is …

High School

Mysterious ‘void’ discovered inside Great Pyramid of Giza

Hong Kong universities a new battleground in independence debate

Students at universities in Hong Kong fear basic freedoms are under attack from China’s creeping influence<p>When a handful of students decided to express an opinion on a university campus bulletin board in Hong Kong, they never imagined the backlash that would follow.<p>What began with a few posters …

10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist

Why would you worry about looking like a tourist? It’s always been my feeling that it comes with certain disadvantages. You get treated differently – occasionally better, but often much worse. You are an obvious target for sales scams. And crucially, I think, you tend to feel more alienated – …

Paddle, meditate, volunteer with kids, repeat. Feel good and do good on wellness retreat in Mexico

Feel good while doing good works on a vacation in LaPaz, Mexico, where a wellness and fitness program is being combined with volunteering in the local community.<p>The spring tour, organized by yoga instructor Michelle Gierst and activist Juli Schulz, includes a four-night stay at Costa Baja Resort & …

Bayzhansay Ghost Town

An abandoned Soviet-era mining town in the mountains of South Kazakhstan.<p>These deserted stone buildings in the Karatau mountain range were once the …

Why Smartphones Will Become Extinct by 2025

The Apple iPhone 8? Poof. The Samsung Galaxy? You won't need a smartphone anymore.<p>The world is changing, and it's all about your voice.<p>In my house, there are voicebots everywhere. In the kitchen, I use the Google Home speaker to ask about recipes and the weather. In my office, there's an Amazon …

Massive Ancient Underground City Once Housed 20,000 People

Many of us have fantasized about having a door in our home that leads us to a hidden world, but can you imagine a buried city laying just behind the walls of your house? In 1963, a Turkish man knocked down a wall in his basement, only to discover the ancient 18-story underground city of …

Archaeology

17 Incredible Vacations That Are Even Better For Solo Travelers

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More than 30 dead, hundreds infected by plague outbreak in Madagascar

<b>Johannesburg (CNN) —</b> An unusually widespread outbreak of the plague is menacing Madagascar.<p>At least 33 people have died and more than 200 have been infected with plague across the country, according to the World Health Organization.<p>Plague is endemic to the country, but "contrary to past outbreaks, …

Public Health

10 of the Best US Beach Towns to Visit in the Offseason

Visiting the beach during the peak of the summer season can be more of a headache than it's worth. What with traffic, parking, and how difficult it …

Scientists suggest 700-year-old myth about Saint Francis of Assisi could be true

Study confirms age and contents of an old sack is in line with medieval myth.<p>Scientists have proved that the age and content of an old sack is in …

Archaeologists uncover secrets of how Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza

The secrets behind the construction of the oldest and only survivor of the Seven Wonders of the World have been locked within its limestone and …

Ancient Greece: Secrets of Long-Lost Temple of Artemis Revealed After 100-Year Search

Archaeologists on the Greek island of Euboea have uncovered a temple dedicated to Artemis, the goddess of hunting and the moon, after a century of …

Watch NASA’s Cassini mission come to an end 20 years after launching

A bittersweet goodbye<p>NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will bid farewell later this morning, after spending 13 years orbiting the Saturn system. It’s a bittersweet goodbye — the probe was launched in 1997 and has successfully lasted through two mission extensions. Today it will dive into Saturn’s …

Bodies of 'hundreds' of children buried in mass grave

<b>The bodies of hundreds of children are believed to be buried in a mass grave in Lanarkshire, southern Scotland, according to an investigation by BBC News.</b><p>The children were all residents of a care home run by Catholic nuns.<p>At least 400 children are thought to be buried in a section of St Mary's …