A member of a NASA simulated mission to Mars revealed that it would be quite feasible to establish an outpost on the Red Planet provided that mankind gets serious about it.
Twitter users from across the world eagerly traded jokes as they celebrated International Talk Like a Pirate Day – an unabashedly silly holiday observed annually on September 19.
The well-preserved wreck of a German submarine from World War I has been found off the Belgian coast in the North Sea at a depth of 25 meters, and may still possibly have the bodies of its 23 crew members, according to Belgian officials, Reuters reported.
Japanese fashion is well-known for being absolutely outlandish. One of the most recent head-turning trends is known as “remarkable skin.” Young people involved in this eye-popping craze look like aliens, with their skin painted in vibrant colors.
It is probably not what he had in mind when Emmanuel Macron promised a more direct democracy in French politics - after being literally bombarded by dozens of text messages and phone calls.
An organization tackling racism in football has complained to Manchester United after footage surfaced of fans singing a smutty song about striker Romelu Lukaku. Could the chant fall foul of the law?
That feeling when you are so awesome that police arrest you: Lenny Kravitz's adventures with selfie-hungry French cops provide a vivid example.
A new study has found over 40 million people worldwide were victims of modern slavery in 2016, and 152 million individuals aged 5-17 work in child labor.
There are some outlandish inhabitants of our planet that look so bizarre and are so rarely seen that scientists considered their existence a fairytale for a long time.
The trial of former Social Democrat politician Linus Forster opened in the German town of Augsburg. He is accused of sexually assaulting sleeping women and secretly filming the act, a charge Forster has already confessed to.
Humboldt penguin, who dwells in the Tobu Zoo in Japan, appeared heartbroken after he had to be temporarily separated from his beloved cardboard cutout of an anime character, prompting messages of sympathy and support from Twitter users.
A Syrian polygamist and his family have been handed three seaside homes in Sweden, despite the Nordic country suffering from a severe housing crisis. Many locals see this as abuse of hospitality.
The whistle-blowing website published documents on Tuesday, stating that a Russian billing company, PETER-SERVICE had provided the country's security services with metadata on subscribers of mobile operators in order to get new "commercial opportunities."
Marine biologists have discovered a veritable underwater ‘settlement’ constructed and populated by octopuses on the bottom of Jervis Bay off the coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Chinese brand Huawei made fun of the facial recognition feature on Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone and hinted its forthcoming ‘Real AI Phone’ will make short work of Apple’s latest offering.
Despite their country's top results in various ratings of living standards and human potential, Finns are often known to suffer from depression. Recently, the percentage of young people among those who collect early pensions due to poor health has been rising at an alarming rate. Psychiatrists mince no words in calling the trend "disastrous."
Russian scientists are about to create superconducting materials that could be a crucial step toward assembling power systems with new characteristics for the 21st-century power industry, according to a scientific article in the Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism.
Sweden is known for its worldwide aid and relief efforts. Sometimes, though, its generosity gets abused, big time. A Ugandan man has stolen millions of kronor in Swedish aid while working for its embassy in the African country. This has been described as one of the worst frauds ever undertaken by a staff member of the Swedish embassy.
Hurricane Maria ripped through the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, tearing roofs from homes and striking fear into the hearts of inhabitants. Sputnik collected the most shocking eye-witness accounts of the natural disaster.
The US National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Maria made landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 storm.
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