Archeologists in Turkey think they may have reason to rewrite Christian history. Saint Nicholas, the inspiration for Santa Claus, is believed to have been born in the Demre district in Antalya, and new research at a church that bears his name there has uncovered a tomb that could house his undisturbed remains.
Claiming that evolution is “debatable, controversial, and too complicated for students,” Turkey’s board of education has decided to stop teaching Darwinian natural selection in its schools. The move has infuriated the country’s secular opposition, but it could embolden other countries to do the same.
A number of Twitter accounts, including major brands and institutions are getting hijacked right now. Everyone from Duke University to major fast food outlets to Nike Spain are getting hacked with a swastika and a reference to April 16th, a date when a referendum will be held in Turkey to give President Erdogan more…
If you’re interested in attending a Thanksgiving seance, one Twitter user has filmed the creepiest bird video you’ll see today: a gang of turkeys circling clockwise around a seemingly dead cat.
If it’s your first time preparing a bird for your Thanksgiving feast, you’ll understandably be a little nervous when it comes to time to carve it up for dinner. But there’s no reason to stress over slicing up the perfect portions if you’ve got access to a hundred thousand dollar industrial waterjet machine.
Are you planning on getting creative with your Thanksgiving turkey this year? The US Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to make sure you don’t burn down your house. The agency just released a new safety video showing what happens when you improperly fry a turkey.
In order to stuff the perfect turkey, you’ll need one cup of celery, one cup of carrots, an axe and a dog, explains prolific inventor Joseph on his YouTube channel. Once you successfully con your dog into chopping veggies for you, you can use that very good boy (or girl) to warm the butter you’ll need to lather your…
WikiLeaks published more than 80 variants of malware in the second email dump from Turkey’s ruling political party (AKP), according to anti-virus security expert Vesselin Bontchev.
CNN Türk was forced to halt its coverage of the coup in Turkey after soldiers entered the studio. But its Facebook live feed was still running and viewers could see some of what transpired.
The Turkish military has deployed onto the streets of Istanbul, blocking off the main bridges to Europe, with tanks rumbling down main thoroughfares and fighter jets flying over traffic. The Turkish Prime Minister has appeared on television, describing it as as a coup d’etat attempt. UPDATING
We’re either bummed or glad that this trailer for Üç Harfliler 3 is the first we’ve heard of Turkish filmmaker Alper Mestçi. Bummed, because clearly we’ve been missing out on what looks like a talented rising star—or glad, because his freakishly disturbing imagery is guaranteed nightmare fodder.
Russia and Turkey each have their own version of what happened with that downed jet earlier this week, but science may have the last word. According to two Belgian astrophysicists, neither nation is being entirely truthful.
Centuries ago, humans didn’t eat turkeys—we revered them. But around the mid-1000s, Puebloan peoples of the American Southwest started roasting the sacred bird. What happened?
Hours after a Russian Su-24 fighter jet was shot down by a Turkish F-16 over Syria after Turkey claimed the jet invaded its airspace, killing two pilots, tensions remain high between both nations as the U.S. and France urged caution and de-escalation. In addition, a Russian soldier was apparently killed today by Free…
Earlier this month, a team of divers swimming off the coast of Turkey discovered something unexpected: a 4-meter wide gelatinous mass of what turned out to be one of the biggest mass of squid eggs ever discovered.
Magical realism can illuminate and amplify the emotions in a deeply personal story — or, in clumsy hands, it can just create extra distractions and create a giant mess. Russell Crowe tries to use magical realism in his directorial debut, The Water Diviner, and the results are less than great.
Did you know that turkeys kill rattlesnakes? Forgive me a little bit of a Ben Franklin moment, but I’m going to tell you about one of the most interesting wild animals that’s native to North America and what it’s like tracking them in the wild.
A shotgun shell can achieve anything from lightly peppering a clay target at close range to taking down a deer at 35 yards. And that huge variance in capability can all come out the business end of a single gun. That's because you can precisely tailor what's inside a shell to your specific needs. Here's how.
In an effort to rescue 38 soldiers and the remains of Suleyman Shah — the "grandfather of the Ottoman Empire" — from ISIS forces, Turkey yesterday dispatched hundreds of soldiers, tanks, aircraft, and drones to a tomb in Syria.
Behold, Turkey's Love Valley. It's happy to see you, too!