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Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, driest continent on the planet, and researchers are still discovering many of its secrets. Find out some of the most interesting facts about the southernmost continent.
A broken hill, an ancient crater and the human tendency to find faces everywhere may explain the teddy bear on Mars.
Archaeologists in Jerusalem have unearthed a massive moat beneath a busy roadway. But a handprint etched into the stone structure remains a mystery.
A mysterious "whirlpool" of light temporarily shone in the night sky above Hawaii's Mauna Kea. Experts think it was linked to a SpaceX launch.
The most notorious pirates wreaked havoc from China to the Caribbean. Here are 10 fearsome pirates from history.