U.N. Climate Fund Promised Billions to Poor Nations. For Some, the Wait Is Long.
The Green Climate Fund was meant to help developing countries tackle climate change, but many of the most vulnerable nations have not seen any grants.
Lobzilla? Fear as fisherman finds giant claw from 'monster' lobster
A fisherman in North Wales got a big surprise in his catch recently – a giant lobster claw larger than a human hand.
Trilobites: Chimps Tailor Alarms to What Other Chimps Know
Experiments show that the animals change their communications depending on how much their audience knows.
At U.N. Climate Conference, Treading Lightly Around the Americans
Delegates at climate talks in Bonn are keeping their opinions to themselves about President Trump’s vow to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
George Washington's famous Revolutionary War tent found in newly-discovered painting
A recently discovered 235-year-old panoramic painting has revealed the only known wartime depiction of George Washington’s Revolutionary War field...
Trap door revealed secret Michelangelo room that public may soon be able to see
For two months in 1530, Michelangelo hid in a secret underground room beneath the Medici Chapels, "fill[ing] the walls with drawings" to forget his...
Effort to save rare 'panda of the sea' instead kills one
The goal was to make a move that could save a species; instead, it killed one of the last vaquitas left on the planet.
Stray cat becomes suspect in 'attempted murder' of Japanese woman
From the files of the unbelievable – a stray cat is being investigated for an attempted murder of an 82-year-old woman in Japan.
How this $100M da Vinci masterpiece flew under the radar for centuries
It watched as its then-owner, King Charles I, was beheaded in 1649.
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure
Medical guidelines have changed, and now about half of Americans may qualify for the diagnosis of hypertension. Here’s what to do about it.
Newly discovered planet could be home to alien life
The question "are we alone in the universe?" has bewildered mankind for eons as the search for alien life thus far has yielded no results.But...
A Radioactive Cloud Wafts Over Europe, With Russia as Chief Suspect
High levels of a substance called ruthenium 106 detected over the Continent have prompted concern about a possible cover-up by Moscow.