History

Tour the Ghost Town of Pripyat 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster

In the early hours of April 26, 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown that spewed deadly clouds of atomic material into the atmosphere.
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PHOTOS: China’s Massive Abandoned City That’ll Make You Believe the Apocalypse Is Now

It was built for 1 million people, but only 20,000 can afford to live there.

This Tropical Island Prison Might Make You Wish You Were Locked Up

Located 70 miles offshore, this isolated complex looks like paradise.

To Mourn the Loss of a Family Member, These People Chop Off Their Fingers

NOTE: Photos may be too graphic for some readers and contain nudity.

PHOTOS: Shocking Images of a Tropical Island Wasteland Called ‘Rubbish Island’

Most people don't usually think of this when they think of the Maldive Islands.
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Da Vinci’s ‘Golden Horn’ Bridge Being Built to Test His Genius

Will his design hold up? See his original design and find out where the structure is being built.

PHOTOS: The 10 Most Haunted Hotels in the World

Learn more about their creepy histories.

This Gorgeous Beach Has an Incredibly Deadly Secret

It is literally a death trap.

Visiting Kauaʻi Isn’t Just About Discovering the Island — It’s About Discovering Yourself

Here are 10 unforgettable moments to experience while on the Garden Isle.