Shark attacks force World Surf League to cancel major competition in Australia
Two separate shark attacks on surfers over the last two days forced the World Surf League to cancel one of its major competitions in Western...
Huge beast described as 'half human, half animal' caught on camera after 'savaging 2 dogs'
A mysterious "half-human, half animal" creature has been caught on camera after it was said to have savaged two dogs.
Hundreds of 30-foot sharks swimming in massive swarms baffle scientists
Massive swarms of over 1,000 basking sharks spotted off the northeastern U.S. are puzzling scientists.
California photographer captures pod of killer whales on camera: ‘I was in utter amazement’
A photographer in California searching for a blue whale came across a pod of killer whales instead.
Scientists investigating a plastic-eating microbe accidentally improved it
Some rare good news in the fight against plastic pollution: Scientists working with a plastic-eating microbe discovered in Japan two years ago...
They experimented on live POWs. Now, names are released
It had the boring and bureaucratic name of the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department.
National Space Council will deliver space-junk plan to Trump, VP Pence says
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The United States is getting serious about space junk, according to Vice President Mike Pence.
Elon Musk says SpaceX will try to land a rocket with a 'giant party balloon'
From anyone else, it would sound ridiculous: Elon Musk says SpaceX is going to try to land a rocket stage with … wait for it … a "giant party...
WARNING, GRAPHIC IMAGES: Train kills four elephants in India
Four elephants, including a young calf, were killed by a train in India on Monday.
More than 95 percent of world's population breathe polluted, dangerous air, study says
More than 95 percent of the world’s population is breathing polluted, unsafe air and the hardest hit areas are in Africa and Asia, a major study of...
Baboons use barrel to escape Texas research facility, officials say
A group of baboons that escaped a Texas research facility over the weekend propped up a barrel near a wall, climbed it and then fled their open-air...
What the heck are these 520-million-year-old blobs? Experts can't agree.
Here's a brainteaser: Do the 520-million-year-old fossils of an ancient, bug-like creature actually show a silhouette of its brains?