In the first half, Buck Wolf, senior correspondent and weird news editor for the Huffington Post, shared tales and adventures of his investigations into the strange. Followed by Open Lines.
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.
Fisherman Isaac Brumaghim may need a bigger boat after a 400-to-500 pound tiger shark nearly leaped into his kayak as he was reeling in a tuna.
Arachnophobes beware. A new species of venomous tarantula has been discovered on the island nation of Sri Lanka, and it's as big as your face.
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 Republic of Cameroon is home to a rather bizarre species of frog that breaks its own bones to produce claws.
The mystery of strange rings in the desert of Southwest Africa known as "fairy circles," has finally been solved.
A mysterious set of pond circles, that resemble the pattern of crop circles were recently spotted in Eden, New York.
LiveScience has posted an interesting article by Charles Choi on bat-eating spiders. According to researchers, arachnids with a taste for various bat species can be found on every continent, except Antarctica.
Residents of South Florida thought it a sign from the heavens when a "cloud angel" appeared in the sky on the day of Pope Francis' selection.
Check out a gallery of images showing the locust swarm that recently invaded the Middle East.
This week NASA selected a photo of one of Earth's weirdest creatures as its Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Massive ice boulders, estimated to weigh up to 75 pounds each, have washed ashore in northern Michigan.
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.