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Did you know you can be struck by lightning when there isn't a cloud in sight? This and more crazy facts!
In 1997, a cargo ship was hit by a rogue wave off the coast of England, losing a container of nautical-themed Lego kits in the process. Those pieces have been washing up on shore ever since.
Officials have not located the drone that crashed into the Grand Prismatic as they will likely need to do their own aerial searching to find the downed aircraft.
Crevasses within the ice are 'activated' by the surface wave generated by earthquakes, leading to icebergs to break apart.
Not only do these microbes break down oil sludge more than scientists thought, but these hearty lifeforms could also inform our understanding of other worlds.
A stirring video explores smooth, slowly eroded landscapes as 'artwork of monumental proportions.'
While mercury levels are dropping slightly, the metal can build up to toxic levels in animals over time. This can have effects on the food chain, including the seafood humans eat.
While a few of these natural wonders formed as a result of meteors raining down through our atmosphere, many more were skillfully crafted by the volcanic hands of our own Mother Earth.
Catch a glimpse of the cloud-streaked sky over Mt. Rainier through the pine trees.
Conservation photographer Paul Hilton found something truly disturbing during a trek with a team anti-poaching rangers -- but also something truly inspiring.
The Rose of Jericho earned itself the nickname 'resurrection plant' because it’s one of the most resilient plants on the planet. [Video]
Even the crow can't seem to believe his luck when a bear pulls him out of the water and doesn't eat him.
The asteroid impacts could also explain the mysterious zircon minerals.
Were the craters caused by melting ice? Are they sinkholes that just happen to be very round?
Located on nearly 19.3 million acres of tundra in the northeast corner of Alaska, this natural treasure is the largest and one of the most remote refuges in the United States. It's also one of the most threatened.
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