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New Study Yields Big Surprise About Earth's Interior

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

Maybe we were mistaken about Earth's mantle, the layer of our rocky planet that lies between its core and the thin crust on which we live. For yea...

Rare Diamond Confirms Old Theory About Earth's Interior

LiveScience | Becky Oskin | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science

A battered diamond that survived a trip from "hell" confirms a long-held theory: Earth's mantle holds an ocean's worth of water. "It's actually the...

Den Upgrade

Brian Kelsey | Posted 05.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Brian Kelsey

Once upon a time, there was a small den, stuck in 1972. My job? Bring it to at least 2000! Easy, fun, and inexpensive. The best part is, you can do it yourself.

Cara Santa Maria

Drilling Project To Reveal Earth's Inner Mysteries | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science

Have you ever thought about what's under your feet? I mean, really, really deep down in the center of the Earth? Right now, a Japanese-led team is pla...

Research Vessel Bores World's Deepest Hole

Posted 09.06.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 09/06/2012 02:05 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet A Japanese drilling vessel has set a record by drilling more t...

Mickey Mantle's Abusive Childhood

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author of "The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood" says the resulting scars probably played a big role in the legendary Ne...