Are Europe's Historic Fires Caused By Climate Change?

Are Europe's Historic Fires Caused By Climate Change?

Here's What It's Like To Be Inside a Wildfire

Fires like the ones in California spread far and fast. An expert's best advice: evacuate when you're told.

Gaze Inside Turkmenistan's Fiery "Door to Hell"

See this fiery crater that opened up in the the desert of northern Turkmenistan more than four decades ago and is commonly known as the Door to Hell.

Tallest Pagoda in Asia Burns to the Ground

This is the tallest pagoda in Asia, and it’s burning to the ground. The Buddhist pagoda was about 15 stories high and dates back to the Ming Dynasty. It was being renovated after the original was destroyed in 2008 during an earthquake. Now it will have to be renovated again. The fire burned for over four hours. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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