The amazing zoomable photo and video below, shot by Russian weather satellite Electro-L, are derived from the the highest resolution images ever taken of Earth.
The women and children waited until early morning of April 28 and then they fled in their hundreds. Most of the Syrians walked the few short kilometers from their hometown of Tall Kalakh, a cluster of low-slung cream-colored homes scattered on a gently sloping hill, toward the sleepy Lebanese village of Al-Boqia’a just across the river that demarcates the border, a two-hour drive north of Beirut
Just an hour from Johannesburg, sprawling across hundreds of square kilometers of veld, lies a UNESCO World Heritage site known as the Cradle of Humankind, where many of the world’s oldest human fossils have been unearthed. But while it may be an anthropological El Dorado, the Cradle is also emerging as an unlikely nursery for arts and culture.
Official: no survivors in Kaczynski plane crash The governor of a Russian region where a plane carrying Poland’s president has crashed says there are no survivors. Smolensk governor Sergei Anufriev made the statement to state news channel Rossiya-24 about an hour after the Saturday crash. The Tu-154 plane crashed near the Smolensk airport, about 400 […]
The Arctic as we know it may soon be a thing of the past. That’s the message from Eric Post, lead scientist of a new report into the effects of climate change on life in the Arctic.