More than 2,000 years ago, Plato wrote about a land called Atlantis, where a mighty empire vanished beneath the waves after a series of "excessively violent earthquakes and floods." His tale has inspired
There are four breeds of chicken that have black insides, and all of them possess the same genetic mutation. A scientist explains how it came about. The Ayam cemani chicken may be the most deeply pigmented
Everyone always says that their dog is the best dog in the world, but this pooch might actually be the best pet. A California resident caught his dog using his son’s training toilet in the middle of the
The world faces an “imminent crisis” in the supply of phosphate, a critical fertiliser that underpins the world’s food supply, scientists have warned. Phosphate is an essential mineral for all life on
A photographer in Vienna, Austria captured the moment a small ground squirrel stopped to smell the flowers — in order, evidently, to find out which one would taste the best. Dick van Duijn, 34, from the
Life on Earth began almost 550 million years ago, with the Cambrian Explosion and since then, through the various periods along the geologic timeline, many species have come to exist and even went extinct.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo says his country will create a new capital city on the island of Borneo, revealing new details about his plan to move the central government out of Jakarta. The capital's