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Lake Vostok

The Largest Underground Lake in the World: Lake Vostok

There are more than 140 lakes underneath the glaciers in Antarctica. The largest is Lake Vostok, located 13,100 ft (4,000 m) beneath the Russian...

St. Francis Dam: Worst U.S. Engineering Disaster of the 20th Century

The collapse of the St. Francis Dam in 1928 is one of the worst catastrophes of the twentieth century. Today it is an engineering...

The Oldest Airplane Factory in the World

On the west side of Dayton, Ohio, a group of old white buildings topped with arched parapets sits in a cleared lot just off...

Largest Ship Graveyard in the World: Nouadhibou, Mauritania

Extending from the west coast of Africa is Ras Nouadhibou, a small peninsula shared by Mauritania and Western Sahara. The east side of the...
Voynich manuscript

Voynich Manuscript: World’s Most Mysterious Document?

Ever wonder what holds the title as world’s most mysterious manuscript? How about one written in the early 15th century comprising 240 pages –...
Byblos Lebanon

Oldest City in the World: Byblos, Lebanon

The holder of this title incurs more debate among archaeologists and historians than one might think. However if we are to define the metric...