Researchers thought they had set foot on a known island, but island hunters pointed out that reported coordinates revealed a special find
The sagas suggest she settled in Newfoundland and eventually made eight crossings of the North Atlantic Sea
A pair of studies paint a worrying picture of accelerating ice loss around the world, with serious consequences for projections of sea level rise
New analysis suggests explorer Jørgen Brønlund spent his final hours trying—and failing—to light a petroleum burner
NHL fans, meet the Seattle Kraken—named for a mythical beast that may have been inspired by the very real giant squid
New research suggests Mount Okmok's eruption in 43 B.C. sparked extreme weather halfway across the world
A new study has found that Norse hunters began pursuing smaller animals at increasingly risky distances in "a classic pattern of resource depletion"
Ivittuut held the world’s largest reserve of naturally occurring cryolite, a mineral that was used in the manufacturing of fighter planes