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These Ancient Windmills Were Built Over 1,000 Years Ago From Mud, Clay, Straw—And Still Work Today
These Ancient Windmills Were Built Over 1,000 Years Ago From Mud, Clay, Straw—And Still Work Today
When we think of wind power as a source of energy, we might think of huge, ugly turbines blighting the landscape. But one village in Iran reveals how ...
06-3-2023
VIDEO: Biologists Discover Adorable Trio of All-Female Mountain Lion Kittens in Den North of Los Angeles
VIDEO: Biologists Discover Adorable Trio of All-Female Mountain Lion Kittens in Den North of Los Angeles
A trio of not-so-ferocious-looking furry faces stare back at the cameraman peering inside their den. Toothless mouths breathe silent roars as the lens probes deeper inside to take ...
06-2-2023
10 Uber Charming Lighthouses to Be Given Away Free or Sold Cheap—And You Can Maybe Live There, Too
10 Uber Charming Lighthouses to Be Given Away Free or Sold Cheap—And You Can Maybe Live There, Too
Ten lighthouses that for generations have stood like sentinels along America's shorelines, protecting mariners from peril and guiding them to safety, are being given away at no cost ...
06-1-2023
Miner Finds Grapefruit-Sized Fur Ball Now Deemed a ‘Perfectly Preserved’ 30,000-Year-Old Squirrel
Miner Finds Grapefruit-Sized Fur Ball Now Deemed a ‘Perfectly Preserved’ 30,000-Year-Old Squirrel
When a gold miner found a stiff ball of fur in Yukon, Canada, he had no idea what it was at first. Closer inspection showed that the grapefruit-sized ...
05-29-2023
Celtic Grave Found With 2,300-Year-Old Scissors and ‘Folded’ Sword During Excavation in Germany
Celtic Grave Found With 2,300-Year-Old Scissors and ‘Folded’ Sword During Excavation in Germany
A tomb containing a pair of over 2,300-year-old scissors was uncovered by ordinance disposal officers in Germany during a construction project set to move forward in the Sendling district ...
05-27-2023
Unbelievably Rare ‘Diamond Within a Diamond’ Specimen Dubbed ‘Beating Heart’ Found in India
Unbelievably Rare ‘Diamond Within a Diamond’ Specimen Dubbed ‘Beating Heart’ Found in India
A very rare natural diamond has been unearthed in India and given the name Beating Heart for its breathtaking "diamond within a diamond" formation. After being recovered in ...
05-25-2023
Awe-Inspiring ‘Chapel of Souls’ Is Covered in 16,000 Ceramic Tiles With Scenes of Bible, Christ
Awe-Inspiring ‘Chapel of Souls’ Is Covered in 16,000 Ceramic Tiles With Scenes of Bible, Christ
This unique Portuguese chapel is at once a breathtakingly unique work of art and an homage to religious history. Capela das Almas, or Chapel of Souls, is an ...
05-21-2023
Self-Healing Stone: Scientists Unravel Roman Concrete Recipe From 2,000 Years Ago, How It Works
Self-Healing Stone: Scientists Unravel Roman Concrete Recipe From 2,000 Years Ago, How It Works
Our cities are falling apart. Once-beautiful concrete bridges now show rusted rebar. Sidewalks buckle and fracture underfoot—even though they're not that old. In just a short few decades, ...
05-19-2023
Homeowner Finds Rock That Crashed Through Roof Revealed as Ancient Meteorite From Asteroid Belt
Homeowner Finds Rock That Crashed Through Roof Revealed as Ancient Meteorite From Asteroid Belt
The ancient space traveler landed in her house, of all places! While it's not unusual to see meteors shooting through the night sky, particularly around this time of ...
05-16-2023
Cave Explorer Feels Cold Draft From Hole in Mountain—Finds Subterrain Waterfall 26-Stories Deep
Cave Explorer Feels Cold Draft From Hole in Mountain—Finds Subterrain Waterfall 26-Stories Deep
A strange gust of cool air billowed from within Lookout Mountain—and led one explorer to discover a most coveted American natural treasure. Excavators felt the unexpected cool rush ...
05-14-2023
Overcoming Overthinking
Overcoming Overthinking
Hello, I'm Conan Milner, and this is Words of Wellness. A show where we discuss health, from mind to body to spirit. The human mind is a powerful ...
05-10-2023
VIDEO: Shipwreck Hunters Find 2 Steam-Era Ships That Sank in Fierce Storm in 1914 on Lake Superior
VIDEO: Shipwreck Hunters Find 2 Steam-Era Ships That Sank in Fierce Storm in 1914 on Lake Superior
The shipwrecked schooner barge Selden E. Marvin was one of three vessels that sank during a storm over 100 years ago. In April, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical ...
05-6-2023
Divers Explore Abysmal Undersea Sinkhole, Revealed as World’s 2nd Deepest—Here’s How Deep
Divers Explore Abysmal Undersea Sinkhole, Revealed as World’s 2nd Deepest—Here’s How Deep
The local Yucatán fishermen definitely knew they existed—but nobody really knew how insanely deep they were until recently. It was revealed that the second-deepest submerged sinkhole in the ...
05-5-2023
This Bizarre Town With Thin, Wavy Farms Looks Like Wonderland, Has One Road for 6,000 Villagers
This Bizarre Town With Thin, Wavy Farms Looks Like Wonderland, Has One Road for 6,000 Villagers
It might seem something of a Wonderland when viewed from above—the village's green- and gold-striped landscape weaves a tapestry that stretches toward the horizon, as far as the ...
05-5-2023
Researchers Recover 1,000-Year-Old Viking Silver Coins With Christian Symbols From King Harald Bluetooth Era
Researchers Recover 1,000-Year-Old Viking Silver Coins With Christian Symbols From King Harald Bluetooth Era
The Viking king who introduced Christianity to Denmark had cross-bearing silver coins struck between the years 970 and 980. Last fall, researchers uncovered 50 silver coins bearing crucifixes, ...
05-4-2023
Climb of Faith: The Only Way to This Christian Church Carved Into Cliff in Ethiopia Centuries Ago
Climb of Faith: The Only Way to This Christian Church Carved Into Cliff in Ethiopia Centuries Ago
A test of faith challenges the souls of all who make the perilous pilgrimage to Abuna Yemata Guh, the monolithic cave church in northern Ethiopia that towers 400 ...
05-2-2023
There’s a ‘Secret’ Tunnel and Vault Hidden Behind Lincoln’s Head on Rushmore—And Here’s What’s Inside
There’s a ‘Secret’ Tunnel and Vault Hidden Behind Lincoln’s Head on Rushmore—And Here’s What’s Inside
There is far more to Mount Rushmore than four granite heads on a hill. The giant heads are most impressive, portraying pivotal men in American history worthy of being ...
04-30-2023
Ocean Researchers Find 1800s Shipwreck ‘Frozen in Time’ That Crashed on Lake Huron—Because of This
Ocean Researchers Find 1800s Shipwreck ‘Frozen in Time’ That Crashed on Lake Huron—Because of This
It was well past midnight when frenzied crew members of two wooden vessels abandoned ship. The Ironton and Ohio had collided north of Presque Isle Lighthouse up on ...
04-29-2023
How Brain Cells Are Like Little Universes
How Brain Cells Are Like Little Universes
The structures of the universe and the human brain are strikingly similar. Here's a look at how a brain cell is a microcosm.
04-28-2023
‘Angel in the Sky’ Captured by Aurora Chaser During Uncanny Solar Storm in North Minnesota
‘Angel in the Sky’ Captured by Aurora Chaser During Uncanny Solar Storm in North Minnesota
Slogging through waist-deep snow, he saw the lights overhead, emerald ribbons dangling on the horizon. “It was going to be a fantastic night,” the photographer, Nicholas Narog, 35, ...
04-25-2023
Vivid Aurora Australis Light up Night Skies in Spectacular Display
Vivid Aurora Australis Light up Night Skies in Spectacular Display
New Zealand’s night sky lit up with streams of pink and green, treating viewers to a spectacle of the Aurora Australis. The lights, visible to the naked eye, ...
04-25-2023
This Abandoned Port Was Built Dangerously in the Side of a Cliff in Sardinia—Here’s What It Was For
This Abandoned Port Was Built Dangerously in the Side of a Cliff in Sardinia—Here’s What It Was For
A prominent tower stands like a sentinel over a majestic ocean panorama where steamships once moored alongside a cliff to await receiving their cargo. Mounted on a rock ...
04-24-2023