The results of a study on an active volcano beneath Mount Erebus may indicate the existence of a massive subglacial world in Antarctica, Dr. Ceridwen Fraser from Australian National University's Fenner School of Environment and Society told Sputnik.
Inflammation, the main weapon of the immune system, seems to have a direct effect on the brain and could even be causing depression, according to recent research on the link between physical illness and depressive disorder.
Archaeologists have uncovered a millennia-old Egyptian tomb during a dig near the ancient city of Luxor.
A slip of the tongue by a Panamanian journalist caused Pope Francis to, figuratively speaking, switch rides with Batman during the pontiff’s visit to Colombia.
Christelle Neant, a Frenchwoman who got sick of the 'pro-Kiev propaganda' she found in French media about the conflict in eastern Ukraine, decided to travel to the war-torn region to find out what was really going on. She spoke to Sputnik about what she discovered.
The Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada is a magnet for thousands and thousands of people seeking self-expression, and being there is like landing on another planet or a teleporting to a parallel Universe. Beauty queens took their opportunity to steal the show at the event this year. These folks really rocked the place.
With the help of osteology and DNA testing, archaeologists and historians have revealed that the remains of a “powerful military leader” buried with weapons and horses are that of a woman.
Russian fashion model and former basketball player Ekaterina Lisina, 29, was awarded the title of the woman with longest legs in the world by Guinness Book of World Records.
The BBC's new Pidgin English website has become a hit, not just with its intended audience in Africa, but among speakers of standard English, too.
The Emmy Awards attract considerable media attention not just because of the artistic accomplishments toasted during these events, but also because of the somewhat eccentric fashion sense of those in attendance.
A traffic camera in Russia's Volgograd Region snapped a picture of a speeding car driven by a man who resembled the late Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, with a person resembling Jesus sitting in the passenger’s seat.
While scientists are ringing alarm bells amid six recent solar flashes, including the biggest one in 12 years, it is just the easy bit if compared to a mechanic contact between the star and the Earth. Here are four scenarios of a really scorching apocalypse.
First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Dmitry Novikov claims that US Congress proposals to register the RT TV channel as a foreign agent once again shows that it is usual for the United States to view freedom of speech only as freedom of the US media.
Just minutes after midnight Thursday, residents in Mexico's southern region were awoken by the shaking of an 8.1 earthquake that resulted in the deaths of at least 58 people.
Montgomery Gentry singer Troy Gentry, 50, passed away on Friday, the group's official website confirmed.
At least 58 people were killed in Mexico's 8.1 magnitude earthquake overnight Thursday, according to Luis Felipe Puente, the head of national civil protection.
Late Thursday night, Mexico's southern region was hit by an 8.2 earthquake that killed 32 people, and while officials are trying to get a grip on the damage it wreaked, there is something else grabbing the attention of many.
A Serbian photographer named Jelena Jankovic, the winner of one of the top awards at the annual Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest, explained that selfie culture actually helps to promote narcissism.
Even as Hurricane Irma advances on the US Atlantic coast, some social media users are laughing in the face of danger rather than wallowing in anxiety, with one social media user drafting a map of the natural calamities the US has to deal with.
Some football fans consider Lionel Messi the omniscient God of the game, and it’s is no wonder why. In the latest picture of the Argentine football star with his fans, Leo can be finally seen with a real halo above his head!
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