Twice the height of Big Ben: Enormous sinkhole reveals epic caves in China (VIDEO)

In a departure from the death and destruction often caused by the phenomena, a giant sinkhole in China has revealed a stunning complex of caves for explorers to dive into for the first time. Located amid mountains in Fengshan County, Guangxi, the 100 meter wide and 118 meter deep sinkhole reportedly became the object of […]

ALIVE: All 12 boys and their coach are safely out of the Thai caves after an 18-day ordeal that gripped the world

Getty Images/Business Insider The remaining five members of the Thai soccer team have been rescued from the cave today. The final four boys and their coach have been confirmed rescued after an 18-day ordeal that has gripped the world.  Rescue chief Narongsak Osatanakorn said efforts were expected “quicker or at least as quick as yesterday.” […]

A Sci-Fi Narrative And Precise Maneuvering Await In Ice Caves Of Europa

The Ice Caves of Europa may be dark frozen caverns deep beneath the moon’s surface but they’re not devoid of drama. In this new hybrid of drone simulator and story-driven adventure, your mining and exploratory expeditions of the titular caves are a backdrop for a larger narrative that touches on themes of identity and humanity. […]

As many as 8 of the boys stuck in the Thai caves have now been rescued, witnesses say

Linh Pham/Getty The second phase of the rescue operation to free the stranded Thai soccer team is underway. One boy was rescued Monday, the Thai navy confirmed. Reporters have since said three more have been rescued. Four other members of the team were successfully extracted Sunday. In all, 12 boys and their coach had been […]

Elon Musk’s tiny submarine is headed for the Thai caves — but it may not make it in time to help

Max Whittaker / Getty Images Elon Musk has offered his assistance and floated plans to save the soccer team stranded in a Thai cave network. He said he sent a mini-submarine to Thailand, which is expected to arrive Monday night local time. However, rescue efforts are already underway and may be over by the time […]

The Caves That Sheltered Genocide Victims Now Bring Hope to Rwanda

During the Rwandan genocide of 1994, a network of giant caves located a 90-minute drive northwest of the capital Kigali was used to shelter many members of the victimized Tutsi community. Now, nearly a quarter of a century later, those caves are emerging as symbols of a new, welcoming Rwanda. The Musanze caves, 32 bat-infested […]

See One of New Zealand’s Coolest Attractions: The Glowing Waitomo Caves

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Action-Platformer Cally’s Caves 4 Brings Back Those Goofy Jumping Sounds Of Old

Remember Billy Blaze? Also known as Commander Keen, he is fondly remembered for his action platforming exploits in the early nineties. The Commander Keen games were in many ways leading the way in the pre-Doom shareware era and are still fondly remembered by many players. 25 years later, along comes a little series called Cally’s […]

Google caves in to US government demands for overseas data

Google is to stop fighting most search warrants issued by US judges for data stored on overseas servers, according to a recent court document from the Department of Justice. According to a new court filing sent to the Supreme Court from the Justice Department Wednesday, the tech company has – in the vast majority of […]

Volcanic ice caves on Antarctica may host complex life

Enlarge / An ice cave on Antarctica’s Mount Erebus. (credit: National Science Foundation) Antarctica is a relentlessly icy place, with estimates placing the amount of exposed land on the continent at less than one percent of its total surface. During glacial periods, the ice even expanded further—to the point where the edges of the continent’s […]