Giant impact may have created Mars' moons
Mars may have gained its two tiny moons after an asteroid-size object slammed into the surface of the Red Planet.
How a bizarre Nazi military machine left a lasting mark on the environment
VIENNA —The Tirpitz was the Nazis' most imposing warship and the largest battleship ever built by a European navy. It should have been an easy...
New species of 'exploding ants' discovered in Southeast Asia
Fifteen new species of “exploding ants” – including one entirely new to science – have been discovered in Southeast Asia, Gizmodo reported, citing...
Tortoise with cracked shell recovers after $4G operation
A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering this week from a three-hour operation that...
Doctor who gave Asperger syndrome its name helped Nazis kill children, study says
The Austrian doctor for whom Asperger syndrome is named helped the Nazis kill disabled children during World War II, according to a study published...
Rare Titanic rescue letters surface
Two extremely rare letters written by a passenger on Titanic rescue ship RMS Carpathia are up for auction in the U.K. this weekend.
Baby owls born on California windowsill gawk at workers in viral photo
Three baby owls born on a University of California, Los Angeles windowsill stare down workers in a viral photo.
Treasure island: Rare metals discovery on remote Pacific atoll is worth billions of dollars
The discovery of vast reserves of rare-earth elements on a tiny island found in Japan's exclusive economic waters, used in everything from iPhones...
Tortoise found covered in red paint, concrete along Florida road
Authorities in Florida are asking for help after a gopher tortoise was found earlier this week covered in red spray paint and with concrete on its...
Rapture prediction for April 23 just latest of kooky doomsday calls
The world will cease to exist on April 23, according to a prediction that has some laughing, some yawning and yet others making preparations that...
Missing WWII German submarine found after nearly 73 years lost at sea
A German submarine from World War II, rumored to have transported Nazi leadership and treasurers to South America following the collapse of Berlin,...
SpaceX successfully launches NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter
SpaceX is set to launch NASA's newest exoplanet-hunting spacecraft on Wednesday evening.