The intrigue and lifestyle of the geisha.
12 Most Poisonous Snakes on Earth
A list of the twelve most venomous snakes in the world, with amazing pictures of all of the scary serpents!
5 Largest Reptiles on Earth
We take a look at the contenders for the largest reptiles in the world, from the most voracious, toothy water-dweller to the clawed or slithering land giants!
The Secret 10-Story Space Rocket Buried in the Swamps of Florida
There’s a secret buried in the vast Florida swamps and it’s a big one…
White Death: the Sniper Who Killed 700 Soviets in 100 Days
During the 1939–1940 Winter War, in temperatures as low as –40 °C, this Finnish sniper went on a killing spree, single-handedly claiming the lives of at least 700 men.
The World's Largest Lip Plates
The Mursi tribe of Ethiopia’s Omo Valley are one of the few societies in the world who continue to wear lip plates, which can measure more than 20 cm in diameter!
Chinese Foot Binding in Pictures
What price beauty? One of the most extreme – and painful – customs practiced in the name of aesthetics was the ancient art of Chinese foot binding.
Heterochromia: The Beauty of Multi-Colored Heterochromic Eyes
One of the most fascinating diseases is heterochromia iridis, or heterochromic iridum – terms used to describe different colored eyes in the same person.
The Ancient Lake Bed that Rewrote Human History
In the otherwordly sand dunes surrounding an ancient dry lake bed, prehistoric human remains have been found that challenge our understanding of human history.
7 Most Beautiful Butterflies on Earth
Nature can be incredibly artistic in designing living works of art. Here are seven butterfly species that really show just how incredible Mother Nature can be.