Baikal, a rift lake located in southern Siberia, Russia, is a UNESCO World Heritage site that holds around 20% of the planet's freshwater.
Paleontologists digging in China have discovered a new, burrowing dinosaur species believed to have existed 125 million years ago.
San Francisco may become the first city to set a new trend of voting at the age of 16 and 17. While some San Franciscans believe the measure is justified and is likely to make voting a habit from an early age, others warn against burdening teenagers with decisions they are too young to make.
The hurricane-embattled US Gulf Coast region is set to undergo yet another round of clashes with Mother Nature this week, as Tropical Storm Beta approaches the US’ southern coastline and brings with it “life-threatening” weather conditions.
In a first substantial breakthrough in India for Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute vaccine Sputnik V, the multinational pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy’s announced that it will be distributing 100 million doses of vaccine in India after conducting final-stage human trials and receiving regulatory clearances.
Months of border hostilities between India and China have started to be reflected on social media, with the smartphone generation in both countries waging a war of words on Twitter, while soldiers of the two Asian giants have witnessed incidents of violent clashes in the contested Ladakh region, reporting causalities on the Indian side.
Area 51 is the common name of a highly classified US Air Force Base that was built in the middle of the 20th century. The secrecy surrounding the facility has given birth to many conspiracy theories. According to one, the site is being used to hide UFOs and aliens that have visited the Earth.
As the global death toll from COVID-19 approaches 1 million people, numerous countries have reinstated severe restrictions and travel bans in a bid to stop new outbreaks of the disease.