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Are Friendships a Key to Longevity?

Elizabeth Gavino | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gavino

Have you found where you feel a sense of belonging -- among a group of people who understand you? Belonging and interacting is a very integral piece t...

Top 10 Stone-carved Sites

Cheapflights | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel

Any sculpture or monument has the potential to be impressive, but there's something about the intricate carving of stone that has fascinated the masses as far back as ancient Egyptian times (some might argue longer).

Was Easter Island A Foreshadowing Of Earth's Collapse, Or A Model For Sustainability?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Dr. Mara Mulrooney wants to debunk Jared Diamond’s famous assertion that the people of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, committed “environmental suicid...

Fresh Debate Flares Over Erection Of Huge Ancient Statues

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

An idea suggesting massive stone statues that encircle Easter Island may have been "walked" into place has run into controversy. In October 2012, res...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Easter Island's Crown Quarry | Paul Brady | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel

Every destination has its blockbuster attractions, whether it's the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Empire State Building in New York or the Sydney Opera H...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Carving An Easter Island Moai | Paul Brady | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel

About 15 minutes into the statue carving competition in Hanga Roa, the only town on Easter Island, it became clear which of the craftsmen was going to...

PHOTOS: A Stunning Tour Of Easter Island

Simone Girner | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Simone Girner

We're living in an era when every morsel of information is just a Google search away. But I recently visited a place -- probably one of the last on earth -- where there are more questions than answers.

Walking Statues?

Brian Fagan | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green
Brian Fagan

For years, Rapa Nui (Easter Island) in the South Pacific with its great statues, the enigmatic moai, has been the poster child for humanly caused ecological catastrophe.