Mona Lisa Mystery May Finally Be Solved

What’s in a smile? Well, if it belongs to arguably one of the most famous smiling figures that answer is mystery, or at least it was until now. The inspiration for the Mona Lisa has been up for debate, puzzling…

Deadliest Catch Star Missing? Elliot Neese Absent in Season 9 Preview

For the past two seasons, Elliot Neese has been captaining the Ramblin Rose as the youngest captain on the Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch. This season, however, Discovery has teased that Neese may have lost his job commanding the Rose.…

Radiation Belt Around Earth Discovered by NASA

NASA this week revealed that its Van Allen Probes have discovered a third radiation belt around the Earth. Before now, the Earth’s Van Allen belts were thought to be two belts of radiation surrounding the planet. The newly discovered belt…

Spotify Adds New Follow & Discovery Features, Now Rocks Metallica

Spotify has just announced a significant update to the service, one that focuses on music discovery. It’s all based on the theory that Spotify users complain about not knowing what to listen to, “and artists say they want to connect…

Mermaid Body Found: Documentary Back In The News

Mermaids have always fascinated us; the folklore and imagery we find in beloved films make it easy to believe that lovely women with long, shimmering tails live beneath the waves of the ocean, ready to help the next person they…

The Discovery of Our Solar System’s Rogue Planet

Scientists believe the solar system as we know it was once just a cloud of dust surrounding a newborn star. Gravity caused those dust particle to form into pebbles, then boulders, then eventually coalescing into the planets we know today.…

A Brief History of the Space Shuttle Discovery

The space shuttle Discovery arrived at the Smithsonian today after a short flight from Dulles Airport. NASA officially handed over the shuttle to the National Air and Space Museum in a symbolic end to an era of federal funded American…

“Frozen Planet” Shows North, South Pole As Never Before

The Discovery Channel has partnered with the BBC for several documentaries, including the wildly successful “Blue Planet” and “Planet Earth”. But their latest venture, called “Frozen Planet”, has viewers falling in love with Antarctica and the Arctic via beautifully shot…

James Cameron Funds High-Tech Submarine

Director James Cameron is boldly going where no man has gone before, or at least since 1960. Cameron has funded the construction of a high-tech one-man submarine capable of diving seven miles beneath the Pacific Ocean into the Mariana Trench,…

‘Bering Sea Gold’ Star Enjoys Some Beverages

Nothing like enjoying some cold drinks after a long day of searchin’ for treasure. The stars of Discovery Network’s hit reality television show, Bering Sea Gold could really work up some pretty big thirst: “Every summer, as the glacial ice…