Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter
A dog's bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms.
Florida man wrangles alligator from 10-foot python's deadly grip in Everglades
A Florida trapper says he captures between two to six pythons per night when he hunts them in the Everglades.
'King Arthur' castle discovery: Mysterious inscription intrigues experts
A mysterious inscription from the 7th-century A.D. has been discovered in the ruins of an English castle associated with the legend of King Arthur.
Mysterious wolf-like creature killed in Montana ID'd through DNA test
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) revealed the identity of the mysterious wolf-like creature that was shot dead in the state last month.
Record-Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires from NASA
The United States' most experienced spaceflyer is hanging up her wings.
Ancient turquoise rewrites Aztec history
For a long time, scholars have thought that the Aztecs had frequent contact with groups in what's now the American Southwest.
Mammals are going nocturnal to avoid us
The list of ways humans have altered the planet continues to grow: Animals are becoming more nocturnal, possibly as a means of avoiding the...
Napoleon’s battle of Waterloo hat auctioned for $325G
An extremely rare ‘bicorne,’ or 2-pointed hat, that was worn by Napoleon at the battle of Waterloo was sold at auction in France for $325,000 on...
5,000 year-old stone balls continue to baffle archaeologists
Some of the most enigmatic human-made objects from Europe's late Stone Age — intricately carved balls of stone, each about the size of a baseball —...
These are the 19 ways your dog is secretly communicating with you
Scientists have discovered dogs use 19 signals dogs to try and communicate with their human pals.
Weird low-light bacteria could potentially thrive on Mars
An international team of scientists has found that a strange type of bacteria can turn light into fuel in incredibly dim environments.
100 million-year-old tick found entrapped in amber
Imagine your worst day ever, preserved for eternity. That's what happened to a very unlucky tick 100 million years ago.