Mysterious phenomena in the upper atmosphere known as Transient Luminous Events take place too fast for the naked eye to see.
Earlier this week NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg captured some stunning pictures of lightning storms from aboard the International Space Station
French researchers have discovered the largest virus ever seen on Earth. Dubbed the Pandoravirus, after the myth of Pandora's box, it measures 1,000 times bigger than the common flu virus by volume.
The titan arum, also called the "corpse flower," is nearly ready to bloom at the US Botanic Garden in Washington DC.
It was 100 years ago today that the hottest ever temperature recorded-- 134 degrees, was set in Death Valley.
Thyreophora cynophila, a species of bone-skipper fly that enjoys feasting on carcasses in advanced stages of decay, was first identified in 1798.
An evening thunderstorm the day before the Fourth of July left the town of Santa Rosa, New Mexico, buried under more than a foot of hail, some of which was the size of golf balls.
A stunning 25,000 bees were found dead in an Oregon parking lot this past week, baffling environmental authorities, who are perplexed by what may have caused the strange event.
Last weekend, a surprise solar storm sent a wave of charged particles into Earth's atmosphere, lighting up the sky in a dazzling display of color.
A tiny moth discovered in Thailand has an unusual way of frightening off much larger predators. The fascinating bug mimics the look of a spider by using intricate markings on its wings.
The cicada invasion on the East Coast of the US has begun, with the majority of sightings appearing in Virginia, and some southern states so far.
While the mysterious crop circle phenomenon is commonly associated with England, a handful of cases occur in the United States each year. This crop circle, discovered in northeastern Tennessee on May 13th, appears to be the first American case of 2013
An ancient Mayan pyramid in the Central American country of Belize has been bulldozed to make road fill.
Geologists have found granite rock samples off the coast of Brazil that were likely part of a continent that sunk into the Atlantic ocean around 100 million years ago.
UK photographer James Appleton captured this incredibly beautiful and rare scene of the Northern Lights together with glowing lava from the Fimmvorduhals volcano in Iceland.
Australian Alexandra Nuttall's longstanding quest to snare a Pacific blue marlin finally paid off during a fishing trip to Hawaii, where she caught this massive specimen that weighed a stunning 958 pounds
New findings have revealed that the 'supervolcano' magma reservoir underneath Yellowstone is at least 50% larger than previously thought.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin.
The mystery of strange rings in the desert of Southwest Africa known as "fairy circles," has finally been solved.
Check out a gallery of images showing the locust swarm that recently invaded the Middle East.
An outing to the beach nearly turned tragic for one dog in England as, unbeknownst to his owners, the canine managed to make a meal out of over 100 rocks
In a real-life version of the Hitchcock film The Birds, millions of blackbirds and starlings have descended upon the small town of Hopkinsville, KY this winter.
Arachnophobes may want to avoid Santo Antonio da Platna in Brazil. Video posted to YouTube this week shows thousands of rather large spiders suspended from power lines, as if raining down on the city.
Tugboat worker Brett Martin captured a towering red dust storm cresting like a gigantic wave as it rolled across the sea about 25 nautical miles from the coast of Western Australia.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about private space travel and an I-Team report on Big Pharma standing in the way of natural treatments.
Check out a video of a man in Siberia who threw a pot of boiling water off his balcony in -41c weather, and it instantly turned into frozen droplets.
Marine biologist Octavio Aburto's three year quest to document the remarkable mating patterns of Jack fish has culminated in a breathtaking series of photos.
The water at beaches around Sydney, Australia turned blood red today.