Thousands of years ago, the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave birth to some of the earliest civilizations. The rivers created a region known as the Fertile Crescent, where flourishing trade routes, rich agriculture, and magnificent cities abounded. Today, these ancient Mesopotamian ruins are found in Iraq, Iran, and other Near Eastern nations. These places are now experiencing harsh drought, particularly as climate change raises regional temperatures.
As electric vehicles become more common, there are innovators looking to improve the technology.
A vase of flowers is a timeless creative subject that has inspired some of the most well-known masterpieces.
The Galápagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis niger) is an incredible species. The massive reptiles can live well over a century and are native to the unique environment of the Galápagos Islands. These living relics can weigh over 500 pounds and are difficult to breed. Optimistic estimates put their numbers at 10,000 to 15,000 tortoises alive today in the wild.
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The Smithsonian is the world's largest museum, education, and research complex, compromising of 19 museums.
Finding a place to rent can be hard. Finding a place to rent that allows pets, or doesn't charge exorbitant pet fees, can feel impossible. Luckily, the Renters' Reform Bill—currently being proposed in the UK—is set to make it easier for pet owners to secure housing.
They say not all heroes wear capes; however, one in basketball shorts is probably the last thing you’d expect.
Now in its seventh year, the Bird Photographer of the Year contest is a celebration of the avian world.
Our planet's oceans are invaluable. They shelter precious ecosystems, cool the planet, and are beautiful to look at. Thier waters also hold largely untapped power reserves. Energy in the powerful tides and movement of the water is tricky to harness, as man-made machines struggle to withstand the power of weather and water.
Single-use plastics like disposable straws, cutlery, water bottles, and bags clog landfills and choke sea life.
Spanish street artist Pejac is known for his clever, masterful open-air artworks that often come with a social message.