The Mystery Path of Antarctica’s Blood Falls Has Finally Been Revealed


When Antarctic explorers first discovered a cliff stained with blood-red water in 1911, they assumed that red-hued algae were responsible for the colour. The place quickly became known as Blood Falls, although it turned out to be neither blood nor algae. In fact, Blood Falls is the result of slowly oozing, iron-rich saltwater that oxidises in contact More...

April 30th, 2017
November 30th, 2015

Japan stuns world by announcing it will resume whaling in Antarctic Ocean despite ban

Japan has attracted heavy criticism from other countries and conservation groups after announcing it will resume whaling operations in the Antarctic Ocean under the guise of collecting “scientific data”. In More...

November 30th, 2015

Sugar-free candy and soft drinks are just as bad for your teeth, warn dental experts

If you’ve been opting for sugar-free treats such as diet soft drinks and candies that don’t contain any natural sweetener, we have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that cutting down on excessive More...

June 18th, 2014

‘Boob job made my breasts explode’: Gym instructor’s PIP implants nightmare

Horrified Kim Brockhurst paid £4,000 to boost her breasts in a dream operation that turned into a nightmare A gym instructor paid £4,000 to get better boobs – but it made her breasts so big they exploded. Kim More...

June 17th, 2014

Mother of 3 dies after vomiting out of moving minivan, striking her head

Amanda Ezra was reportedly sitting on the front passenger’s lap and puking out the window when her skull was bashed against an unknown object at 4:40 a.m. on an Osceola street. The driver tried to run, cops said, More...

June 6th, 2014

Prince George’s Christening… Pictures of some intimate moments…

These intimate snaps released to reveal more intimate moments of Prince George’s ‘low-key’ christening. The whole family feature in these intimate images – Kate, William, and even the More...

May 14th, 2014

Shorter Men Live Longer

In Japanese men, shorter height and longer life seem to be linked, according to an analysis of data in the Kuakini Honolulu Heart Program (HHP) and the Kuakini Honolulu-Asia Aging Study (HAAS). Shorter men were More...

April 28th, 2014

‘World’s fattest woman’ wants to shed 20 stone so she can ‘walk up aisle’ and get married

Charity Pierce is desperate to have the wedding of her dreams and wants to be able to dance and enjoy her honeymoon The ‘world’s fattest woman’ has revealed she wants to shed 20 stone to make More...

April 28th, 2014

The kindness of strangers: Bus passenger who saw a man wearing plastic hairnets on his feet in Canada gave him his own socks and shoes

The generous man did not want to be identified because his Muslim faith teaches that acts of charity are to be done anonymously The recipient of the shoes was in ‘shock’ and asked the bus driver, ‘did More...

March 24th, 2014

Brave chimp attack victim Charla Nash makes rare public appearance as she pleads for right to sue state for $150million

Charla Nash has made a personal appeal to Connecticut state officials to overturn a law that prevents her from suing the state Nash wants to sue the state for $150million because she argues they knew about the More...