In this vintage photo taken some time between 1860 and 1929, we see the Great Sphinx of Giza with the Pyramid of Khufu in the background.
An imaging spectrometer on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes of the Red Planet.
Heralded for its perfect assembly, not even a sheet of paper can fit between the stones! One of the finest examples of Inca Masonry.
Of the 710 survivors, there were two young boys aged 2 and 4; the only children to be rescued without a parent or guardian. This is their story
Located in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium, the Lion’s Mound is a large conical hill with a lion statue at the peak that commemorates the location on the battlefield of Waterloo where a musket ball struck William II of the Netherlands (the Prince of Orange) in the shoulder.
A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building style once common in northwestern Europe. In Norway there are 28 extant stave churches still standing today and this particular one in Borgund features a triple nave and is said to be the best preserved of them all.
Aggstein Castle is a ruined castle situated on the right bank of the Danube in Wachau, Austria. The castle dates back to the 12th century and is perched about 300 meters (980 ft) above the Danube.