On April 28, after a long battle with cancer, NASA astronaut Michael Collins passed away at age 90. Best known for his work on the historic Apollo 11 mission, where he was the command module pilot, Collins spent over 20 hours alone in lunar orbit while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. As a fundamental piece of Apollo 11's success, Collins holds an important place in the history of space travel.
Whether you believe in the existence of aliens or not, unidentified flying objects (UFOs)
Claude Monet’s Water Lilies series is arguably the most iconic and celebrated imagery of the Impressionist movement.
Egypt's “lost golden city” has at last been found. A team of Egyptian archeologists led by former antiquities minister Dr. Zahi Hawass announced in a statement on April 8, 2021 that they had uncovered the ancient city of Aten. The remarkably well-preserved city is over 3,000 years old and dates to the New Kingdom period of Egyptian history.
On Saturday, April 3, 2021, citizens of Cairo, Egypt, witnessed a spectacular sight.
Do you know your cabernet sauvignons from your merlots?
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a dramatic uptick in hate crimes against Asian Americans in the U.S. as well as against Asians in other parts of the world. We witnessed this with reports of a mass shooting in Atlanta on March 16, 2021, in which eight people were killed—six of the victims being Asian American women.
Iceland is living up to its nickname of “the land of ice and fire” after its first volcanic eruption in...
Since its landing on the surface of Mars in mid-February, NASA’s Perseverance rover has been diligently documenting every detail and...
Dutch engineer Lou Ottens, the man who invented the first cassette tape, has died at the age of 94. Ottens was one of the leading engineers at Philips in the 1960s, when he spearheaded the company’s quest to make music more accessible and portable.
Etched into the paint of one of the most famous paintings in the world, a haunting eight-word sentence has been...
The historic regions of upstate New York are excellent places to go antiquing—old treasures often turn up in unlikely places.