Among his , Eratosthenes was able to estimate the circumference of the Earth with astonishing accuracy. His measurements were less than 1% off from the currently accepted value.

Anthropods (commonly know as "bugs") have lived alongside humans since the cave-dwelling days. Researchers from North Carolina State University helpfully calculated the number of arthropods found in residential dwellings.

According to researchers, Bogslof Island in the Bering Sea has tripled in size following over 36 eruptions in the past 4 months. 

On August 21, 2017, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will traverse the United States from northern Oregon to South Carolina. The last time the US witnessed a solar eclipse was on June 8, 1918. 

Millions of people around the world live in cities nestled under the shadow of a famous mountain. These lucky residents wake up every morning to spectacular views of postcard-ready quality. Here are some of the best places to live if you love mountain views.

Binge watching is not the only first-world problem when it comes to streaming TV on Netflix.  demonstrates that most couples around the world engage in "Netflix cheating."

Famous Italian , Mt. Etna, erupted on on February 27, 2017, spewing lava and ash into the air. Mt. Etna is considered on of the most active volcanoes in the world. Here are some of the most spectacular images of this latest eruption.

We all know that duct tape fixes everything. These people may have taken that to heart! Enjoy these hilarious examples of "There, I fixed it!".

Part 2 of natural waterfalls from around the world.

You may have seen images of the most well-known waterfalls such as Niagra Falls, Angel Falls, and Victoria Falls. Here are 15 more natural waterfalls from around the world.


Monday's full moon was also the closest the moon has been to earth since January 1948! This resulted in a "supermoon" where the moon appears much larger than normal. Check out these amazing photos of this rare lunar phenomenon.

President-elect, Donald Trump posted a tweet suggesting jail time or loss of citizenship for anyone caught burning the American Flag.

Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, received heavy criticism after his office released a statement calling the late communist dictator Fidel Castro a "remarkable", "larger than life leader". Soon after the statement was released, the twitter hashtag #TrudeauEulogies began to circulate with people imagining how Trudeau might respond to the deaths of other real and fictional dictators and despots.