Kategória “World”

More troops lost to suicide

For the second year in a row, the U.S. military has lost more troops to suicide than it has to combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Thousands of fishermen empty lake in minutes

On one day of the year the Dogon people of Mali can fish in the sacred water of Lake Antogo. It’s every fisherman for himself as the lake is emptied in minutes.

BBC’s new series: Human Planet Explorer

half plant, half animal

Where do I put the paper

Abandoned on Everest


Pizza Tour

Rio’s drug war

The First People To Drive Across The Congo In 20 Years

In 2008, a Belgian couple traversed the Congo in a Toyota Land Cruiser, a drive few have attempted in decades. This is their story of adventure, corruption, and crumbling infrastructure in the world’s second poorest country. [Jalopnik]

Which Shipping Company is Kindest to Your Packages?

We mailed a bunch of sensors on an epic journey to find out which shipping company is the most careful with your packages. Here’s what we found.

One disheartening result was that our package received more abuse when marked “Fragile” or “This Side Up.” The carriers flipped the package more, and it registered above-average acceleration spikes during trips for which we requested careful treatment.

Where children sleep

Squid Can Fly

Snake gives ‘virgin birth’ to extraordinary babies

Over 200 New Species of Animals Discovered

in Papua New Guinea

Most Fascinating Holes on Earth