When airplanes reach the end of their lives, they have to go somewhere. Nowhere is this better on display than Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. This is a ...

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Hildegard Willer/Wikimedia La Rinconada, Peru, is the highest elevated human habitation on earth at 16,732 feet above sea level (5,100 meters). The city has no trees and sits on the ...

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Ryan Lackey/Flickr HM Fort Roughs was constructed in 1943 during the height of World War II. It was a British sea fort tasked with providing defense against German aircraft that ...

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Outside Steinert Hall Google Maps Nov 2020 Sometimes things are found right where you would never expect, and there’s a structure in Boston, Massachusetts, that many Bostonians didn’t even know ...

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Just before midnight on March 29, 1848, the mighty Niagara Falls did something it had never done in recorded history — it stopped flowing. The massive amount of water, around 212,000 cubic ...

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The Area of Damage by the Lituya Bay Tsunami During the night of July 9, 1958, the largest recorded wave in history occurred in Lituya Bay, Alaska. It reached an ...

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There’s a place behind Mount Rushmore that few really know exists. It’s a room called the Hall of Records, and it was the idea of the monument’s sculptor, Gutzon Borglum. ...

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Kola Superdeep Borehole Belozeroff/Wikimedia For 24 years, Soviet scientists dug deeper into the Earth’s surface than anyone had ever done before. The result was the Kola Superdeep Borehole located on ...

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While many countries either don’t change in size or get smaller, Finland is only growing larger. Finland increases its surface area by about 2.7 square miles (4.3 square kilometers) every ...

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Elf/Wikimedia There is only one place in the United States where mail is still delivered by mule, and there really isn’t a better way to do it. The village of ...

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Michael Barera/Wikimedia In Wichita Falls, Texas, there is a strange building that is four stories tall and very skinny. It sits on a corner near downtown Wichita Falls on Seventh ...

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