The Diomede Islands in the center There are two islands just a mere 2.4 miles (3.8 km) apart in the middle of the Bering Strait between Alaska and Siberia, but

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David Clark/Geograph Most gardens are lovely places that have flowers and other plants that are neatly arranged, and a particular garden in England is no different. Except enclosed within this

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If you’re ever flying out of McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas, take a look at some of the planes flying out with you. You may spot one that looks

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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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