18-Mile Crack Seen by NASA in Antarctic Glacier
Antarctica is so vast that the pictures give you no sense of scale. The pencil-thin line across the satellite image of Pine Island Glacier (above) is actually more than 18 miles long, 800 feet across in places, and 180 feet deep.Isolated Peru tribe makes uncomfortable contact
Peruvian authorities say they are struggling to keep outsiders away from a clan of previously isolated Amazon Indians who began appearing on the banks of a jungle river popular with environmental tourists last year.Research identifies health benefits from participation in drumming circles
Drumming is as ancient as man. This art form has become simply a form of entertainment in some cultures, while serving as a path to healing in others.
One form of utilizing drums as a strategy in reclaiming and maintaining physical and mental health is the drumming circle found in indigenous cultures.
Energy healers say they can detect and channel a "universal energy" and even manipulate this energy in another person.
Science has not determined that this energy exists, let alone that anybody can detect it or manipulate it, or that it has anything to do with disease.
Bowls of fruit are laid out on the altar. There are also bottles of whiskey and a meter-high stack of Marlboro cigarette cartons. With a grin, Korean shaman Tae Eul says his gods like to drink and smoke.