Texas man reels in 12-foot tiger shark after 'intense fight'
A Texas man reeled in a massive 12-foot tiger shark over the weekend, calling it a “once in a lifetime catch.”
$5 million for a nickel? Extremely rare Liberty Head nickel set for auction
An extremely rare 1913 Liberty Head nickel is expected to fetch between $3 million and $5 million when it is auctioned on Wednesday.
Review: Looking to the Stars, ‘Cielo’ Can’t Quite Form a Constellation
Alison McAlpine’s experimental feature tries to film an essentially unfilmable subject: the night sky above the Atacama Desert in Chile.
Waves of garbage crash ashore in stunning footage
A disgusting wave of swirling garbage was captured on video by a college student in Manila Bay.
Rare clubhook squid spotted in Oregon for second time in 2 weeks
A robust clubhook squid washed up on an Oregon beach last week for the second time within the span of two weeks, giving researchers another rare...
Red tide crisis: The science behind the toxic algal bloom on Florida's Gulf Coast
Florida’s red tide, which was declared an emergency by Gov. Rick Scott on Monday, has been devastating marine life on Florida’s Gulf Coast this...
Southern California actually 'breathes' water
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have gathered hundreds of satellite images from between 1992 and 2011. The images, turned...
People of Easter Island weren't driven to warfare and cannibalism. They actually got along.
In popular science literature, much ink has been spilled on the supposed collapse of Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, as it's known in the local language.
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover, $400M spacecraft, missing in Martian dust storm for 2 months
For nearly two months, there has been no sign of NASA's Mars Opportunity rover.
The origins of the 'OMG particle'
Right now, as you read this very text, your DNA is getting sliced up by tiny, invisible bullets. The damage-dealers are known as cosmic rays, even...
Perseid meteor shower 2018 in pictures
Pictures show the stunning 2018 Perseid meteor shower.
Matter: The ‘Zombie Gene’ That May Protect Elephants From Cancer
With such enormous bodies, elephants should be particularly prone to tumors. But an ancient gene in their DNA, somehow resurrected, seems to shield...