Within the Atlantic Ocean is the world's only sea without shores, its borders defined by the currents of the North Atlantic gyre. The Sargasso Sea takes its name from sargassum, a free-floating golden brown seaweed that is a haven for hatchling sea turtles and hundreds of other marine species who use it to feed, grow and hide from predators. But the sargassum is now home to objects wholly unnatural too.
Posted on: 20 August 2019 | 5:01 am
On one of the hottest days this summer, locals in the tiny village of Kulusuk, Greenland, heard what sounded like an explosion. It turned out to be a soccer field's worth of ice breaking off a glacier more than five miles away.
Posted on: 20 August 2019 | 1:12 am
A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 4:06 pm
President Donald Trump has often been accused of conquering the American electorate by dividing it along racial and economic lines. Yet, when it was rumored that Trump was considering an American purchase of Greenland off Denmark, he somehow managed to create the exact opposite effect.
Posted on: 19 August 2019 | 3:38 pm
Video captured the moment lightning nearly struck Romulus McNeill's umbrella as he was walking down a sidewalk.
Posted on: 18 August 2019 | 8:18 pm
Posted on: 18 August 2019 | 5:38 pm
President Donald Trump made his name in real estate on the world's glitziest island with the help of tax breaks and loopholes. As President, it seems Trump wants to take his real estate experience to a new level.
Posted on: 18 August 2019 | 1:29 am
The actress Priyanka Chopra, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, came under fire this week for scoffing at a Pakistani-American woman's challenging question to her at the BeautyCon summit in Los Angeles. Chopra had posted a tweet on February 26 that appeared to support an announcement from India that it had launched airstrikes in Pakistani territory.
Posted on: 16 August 2019 | 3:31 am
The crater is about 300 meters deep and 31 kilometers wide, and is the first to be found under any of our planet's ice sheets, according to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Posted on: 15 August 2019 | 8:35 pm