Taiwanese man stumbles across rare 'stone' worth NT$6 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mysterious fragrant stone discovered by a resident of Taiwan's Orchid Island has been verified as a lump of ambergris, which has an estimated market value of NT$6 mi...

Suspected Chinese naval mine found on offshore islet of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An object suspected to be an old Chinese naval mine was found during a beach cleanup on the uninhabited Chutou Islet (鋤頭嶼) in Taiwan's offshore Penghu County last week...

Suspected Chinese missile found on N. Taiwan beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 2.4-meter-long metal object discovered at Yongzhen Seaside Park in Taiwan's Yilan County on Tuesday (June 16) is thought to be an empty missile shell used by the Chi...

New nickname for Pluto-explorer's next target: Ultima Thule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — There's a new nickname for the icy world next up for the spacecraft that explored Pluto: Ultima Thule (THOO-lee). NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is headed...

Mystery continues after removal of object off beach

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Questions are still swirling after a mysterious object was removed from the waters off a Rhode Island beach. The circular metal object was taken out of the wate...

Workers to try to pull mysterious circular object from beach

WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A tree removal company will try to uproot a mysterious object with steel legs that is lodged on a Rhode Island beach. WPRI-TV (http://bit.ly/2x0mXbj ) reports t...

Train delayed for almost half hour after hitting a mysterious object

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- A northern Puyuma Express train was delayed for 33 minutes after striking an unknown object, affecting about 1,660 passengers, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said ...