Genghis Khan's Lost Fortress Uncovered In Western Mongolia

A team of Japanese and Mongolian archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 13th century military outpost thought to belong to Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan. » 3/02/15 3:40pm 3/02/15 3:40pm

In this time-lapse movie, Mongolian nomads build an entire yurt in one…

When you're living a nomadic lifestyle, you need to travel light. But that doesn't mean you can't have a deluxe roof above your head. Here, videographer Dan Grossman filmed Shagdarsuren Herelchuluun's family punching out a multiperson ger (or yurt) outside of northern Mongolia's Lake Hovsgol. The whole process took… » 1/29/12 8:20am 1/29/12 8:20am

The Most Phallic Places On The Planet

All across the globe, there are monuments and tourist attractions that transform our otherwise boring reality into a gleefully tumescent fantasia. Here are the world's most otherworldly phallic vacation destinations. » 1/19/12 1:05pm 1/19/12 1:05pm

On the border of China and Mongolia, you can find two dinosaurs…

The greatest sculpture of all time? Perhaps! Outside of the 20,000-person Chinese town of Erlian on the Mongolian border, you can find this statue of two amorous sauropods making out for all the world to see. Built to showcase the region's reputation as a fossil hotspot, this reptile snog session instead is a stark… » 12/31/11 8:30am 12/31/11 8:30am

Frightening Scenes from China's Pollution Apocalypse

Lu Guang's photographs look like concept art for some dystopian future. But they're actually very modern images of China and Mongolia, where entire towns have been consumed by toxic chemicals, sewage, and grime thanks to industrial waste. » 10/23/09 1:46pm 10/23/09 1:46pm