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23 Eerie Photos Taken Inside Burj Al Babas, The Turkish Ghost Town Filled With Fairytale Castles

23 Eerie Photos Taken Inside Burj Al Babas, The Turkish Ghost Town Filled With Fairytale Castles

Hundreds of nearly-identical castles appear to be copied and pasted onto this Turkish hillside — but not a soul lives there.
Uzbekistan’s Tashkent Metro: 33 Never-Before-Seen Photos Of The World’s Most Incredible Subway

Uzbekistan’s Tashkent Metro: 33 Never-Before-Seen Photos Of The World’s Most Incredible Subway

A decades-old ban on photography at Tashkent's metro kept its opulent halls hidden from the public — until now.
Japan’s Abandoned Hashima Island Is Full Of Decay And Dark Secrets

Japan’s Abandoned Hashima Island Is Full Of Decay And Dark Secrets

Hashima Island has a complicated history. But what's abundantly clear is that when humans leave, buildings will crumble and nature will flourish.
The Nazis’ Schwerer Gustav, The Biggest Gun Ever Built

The Nazis’ Schwerer Gustav, The Biggest Gun Ever Built

The monstrous Schwerer Gustav was deployed in the Soviet Union during the Battle of Sevastopol.
The Mysterious Piri Reis Map Might Have Show Antarctica Way Before It Was Officially Discovered

The Mysterious Piri Reis Map Might Have Show Antarctica Way Before It Was Officially Discovered

Drawn on gazelle skin parchment, the Piri Reis Map is based on about 20 other maps, some of which were created by Christopher Columbus.
Unlocking The Mystery Of Peru’s Massive Nazca Lines

Unlocking The Mystery Of Peru’s Massive Nazca Lines

Dating back to 500 B.C., the Nazca lines have been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World".
Inside City Hall Station, NYC’s Beautiful And Abandoned Subway Station

Inside City Hall Station, NYC’s Beautiful And Abandoned Subway Station

The station was the most opulent and beautiful that New York had to offer. It was also the most impractical.
Otto Lilienthal Was A Pioneering “Flying Man” Who Flew Right To His Death

Otto Lilienthal Was A Pioneering “Flying Man” Who Flew Right To His Death

"Flying Man" Otto Lilienthal soared against the clouds, captivating the imaginations of people all over the globe and inspiring a future generation of engineers and inventors.
The Long And Fascinating History Of The President’s Resolute Desk

The Long And Fascinating History Of The President’s Resolute Desk

The Resolute Desk was a peace offering gift from Queen Victoria, but that's just the tip of the iceberg.
What History Got Wrong About The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

What History Got Wrong About The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

While many saw the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as a legend, research shows that it may have actually existed, just not where originally thought.
Kailasa Temple, The Massive Temple Was Chiseled By Hand For More Than 20 Years

Kailasa Temple, The Massive Temple Was Chiseled By Hand For More Than 20 Years

The Kailasa Temple was carved over dozens of years, under several rulers, out of a single piece of stone.