Laser scans of Britain's terrain may reveal weathered Roman roads that have been hidden for centuries across the countryside of northern England. Over the past 18 years, the U.K.'s Environment Agency used
Fruits and veggies can get boring—and leave you hungry. Spice up your diet with these great, filling snacks. Trading your regular 3 PM king-size candy bar for an apple will probably help you lose weight.
Complete with "Celestial Police," the discovery of the dwarf planet Ceres is a New Year’s story like no other. On January 1, 1801, while revellers rang in the dawn of the 19th century with drinks, dance,
The Lazarus Project has a secret to reading invisible ink: capturing it with multispectral imaging. Sometime around the year 1491, the German cartographer Henricus Martellus produced an influential map
From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, many scientists were convinced that a mysterious planet "Vulcan" lurked between Mercury and the sun. Einstein eventually proved them all wrong. National Geographic
Neil MacGregor’s final triumph at the British Museum is a show that tells the story of the shared lives and deities of Jews, Christians and Muslims in Egypt’s diverse past – proof that we don’t have to
Vesuvius close to Naples is one of the most infamous volcanoes in existence after it obliterated Pompeii in 79 AD. Vesuvius erupted again in 472 AD this time smoothering the villa where the Emperor Augustus
“Compared to other animals we have a disproportionately heavy hand, and a huge impact.” Large mammals like mammoths, mastodons, and camels might still be roaming the Americas today if humans hadn't hunted
In 1877, the Italian astronomer Giovani Schiaparelli conducted an exhaustive and detailed observation of the surface of Mars. He described huge streaks across the surface, which he called canali or "channels."
Using Census data from the Minnesota Population Center's 2013 American Community Survey Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, we found the most disproportionately popular job in every state among Americans
Spoiler alert if you haven't read "The Martian." Scientists may have just discovered water flowing on the surface of Mars, but it's still a pretty inhospitable place to call home. Yet that's exactly what