Places Around the World
Exploring the World
Inside an Unopened 4000-Year-Old Egyptian Tomb
Join these Spanish archaeologists as they discover an unopened 4000-Year-Old Tomb in Aswan, Egypt. It is believed to be the tomb of Sarenput II, the brother of an important governor from the 12th Dynasty.
Whats the Difference Between an Island and a Continent?
Have you ever wondered what the difference between an island and a continent is? For instance, why is Greenland considered an island while Australia is a continent?
What Life is Like in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch, no I didn't just have a seizure on my keyboard, that is the name of a real place. It might look like a bunch of random letters but it the the very real name of a very real place in Wales.
Ancient Egyptian Statue Unearthed in Cairo
A massive statue of Pharaoh Ramses II was recently discovered and unearthed in Cairo by archaeologists. The massive statue was found at the entrance of a temple found in what is now a slum.
A Fantastic Flight Over Mars
Ever wonder what it would be like to fly over Mars? This digitally constructed video used photos from HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter to show what it would be like.
Glorious Gilded Glittering Gold Chapel
The Catholic church is well know for it's love of sparkly things, especially gold but this Golden Chapel in Puebla, Mexico takes the cake. While outside it might not look like much, inside it glows thanks to the walls, domes, arches and moldings adorned in 23-carat gold leaf.
Eco-Friendly Earthships in the Desert
Scattered across the New Mexico desert are crazy looking buildings called earthships. There are specially designed homes that are self sustaining, generating water and electricity and completely off the grid.
Seeing Oregon's Invisible Infrared Landscape
See Oregon like you've never seen it before with this incredible video that captures it's landscapes in infrared. The specially modified camera was able to capture the invisible light that baths the State but goes unnoticed.
Life at the South Pole
Ever wonder what it's like for the scientists living at the South Pole? Take a tour of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station with Kate Miller on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory 2016 Expedition.
Living Underground in Australia to Escape the Heat
When it comes to Australia sometimes the best way to beat the heat is to go underground. In the small desert town of Coober Pedy the residents all live underground in mine shafts.
The World's Future is in Norway
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the frozen Arctic of Norway is one of the most important places in the world. The vault contains over 880,000 different seeds that are protected and setup as a fail safe if the earth biodiversity were to fail.
Pumping Beer Underground in Belgium
The city of Bruges has a special network of pipes underground that carry 5,000 to 6,000 liters of beer per hour. The old brewery in the city, which is still in operation, needed a clever way to get beer to the bottling factory 2 miles away. So they went underground.
Peru's Ancient Salt Pans
These man made salt pans have existed in the mountains of Maras, Peru for ever 500 years. The 3,000 pools capture water from a salty fresh spring which create salt crystals after they have dried out.
Beautiful Iceland Illuminated by a Full Moon
Iceland has to be one of the most beautiful places on earth and seeing it illuminated by a full moon makes it look magical. Get a glimpse of it's night time beauty along with the Northern Lights for good measure.
Going Where No Man Has Gone Before
The earth is a crowded place with 7.5 billion people on it yet surprisingly there are still places man hasn't yet touched. Meet the man who has set out for these remote lands.