Nature, Environment & Earth Changes
Beachgoers in Cabo San Lucas were greeted by a bizarre sight on Friday when a 15-foot long oarfish washed ashore there. Once the inspiration for tales of sea serpents by ancient mariners, oarfish are deep sea creatures which rarely appear near land unless they are near death.
A coronal mass ejection hit Earth's magnetic field on October 8th, causing a geomagnetic storm, and Northern Lights to be visible as far south as Kansas and Utah. Pictured is Justin Phillips' portrait of the sky.
Sunspots 1579 and 1582 are so large that observers have been able to see them without the use of a solar telescope.
In tandem with his 10/2/12 appearance, L.A. Marzulli shares his photo of one of the Hopewell Mounds in Ohio, near where a crop circle recently appeared.
A sinkhole in Louisiana has been expanding since it first opened up in early August.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a story about an ancient Buddha stature that was carved from a meteorite (pictured).
The record books were shattered on Friday when Rhode Island farmer Ron Wallace became the first person to grow a one-ton pumpkin.
While the odds of being hit by lightning are fairly remote, it didn't help this unfortunate driver on a particular rainy day in Russia.
A sleeping elephant at England's Chester Zoo revealed a remarkable sight upon rising from its slumber
The Yangtze River turned the color of tomato soup on September 6th in an area where it flows past the Chinese city of Chongqing.
British angler Brian Humphries hooked the biggest fish ever caught in Britain—a 59lb 14oz monster mirror carp known as The Parrot.
In tandem with her 8/30/12 appearance, Linda Moulton Howe shares two images concerning the high strangeness of the June 26, 2012, Knoll Down barley formation in the U.K.
The entire side of a four story home in England was sheared off by the force of a flooding river. Miraculously, neither the homeowners nor the renters who occupied the top floors of the house were there at the time of the destruction
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a report of a sea serpent in Norway (pictured), and a viral video spoof of NASA's JPL team.
Crop circle enthusiasts have been treated to yet another awe-inspiring formation as a massive and intricate depiction of the Buddhist 'endless knot' recently appeared in a wheat field in England.
A modern day Noah's Ark, built using measurements described in the Bible, has opened to the public in Holland.
Ferocious thunderstorms ravaged parts of the East Coast on Thursday. Two people were killed, tens of thousands were left without power and hundreds of flights were grounded as severe weather battered the region.
Greenland's massive ice sheet has melted at an unprecedented rate this month, with the thawed area jumping from 40% to 97% over the course of just four days.
Check out a list of items selected by George Knapp including his KLAS-TV I-Team report on the haunted town of Goldfield, NV, and an article about the fragility of the US power grid.
Divers working with the Univ. of St. Andrews have discovered an underwater world that once connected Britain to continental Europe.
Wildfires in Colorado have continued for a third day, now moving into the foothill neighborhoods of Colorado Springs, and burning an untold number of homes. The epic firestorms are shaping up to be one of biggest disasters in Colorado state history.
Check out some items that have caught George Knapp's attention, including articles on recent crop circles (pictured), and a Vatican guide on how to deal with the supernatural.
On the seafloor off New Zealand a host of strange creatures have been found in canyons, volcanoes, and hydrothermal vents. Pictured is the Polychaete Worm, a ferocious predator.
A tourist on a boat journey lucked out when he captured the astonishing moment an iceberg flipped over, revealing a gigantic mass of ice that was previously below surface of the water.
Northampton, Massachusetts resident April Britt was taken aback when she investigated a commotion in her backyard and discovered a baby female Cardinal with two heads and three beaks.
George Noory provides the narration for a new documentary about the deadly Joplin, MO tornado of one-year ago. The film "Joplin" created by Chip Gubera was recently screened in Columbia, MO. More here.
A research team from Italy believe they have found proof of a meteor crash as the cause of the mysterious Tunguska Event of 1908, in which 1,000 square miles of Siberian forest were devastated.
Guinness World Records recently announced that Garrett McNamara caught the biggest wave ever when he rode a monster 78-ft wave off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal, last November.
Underwater footage of a perplexing sea creature left viewers baffled this week as they tried to determine the nature of the bizarre beast.
A lioness at the Oregon Zoo in Portland thought she'd found an easy meal, in the form of a two-year-old toddler, but was thwarted by a glass wall which kept the child out of harm's way. Captured in a home video that has become an Internet sensation, the massive cat violently paws at the glass and attempts to snatch the child with its mouth, all while the nearby parents laugh at the creature's futility and the toddler remains nonplussed by the scene. More on the story, including the remarkable video, can be found at Orange.