Earth's tiniest creatures loom large in hyper-realistic photos
October 13, 2015, 7:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
Photographer uses a painstaking post-processing technique called "hyper focus" to capture the diverse beauty of nature.
Finding peace with a pack, a trail and lots of time
October 12, 2015, 11:58 a.m. by John Donovan
Thru-hiking is a way of life for substitute teacher and former marathoner Erin Saver.
California delivers blow to SeaWorld's captive whale program
October 9, 2015, 1:01 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
California Coastal Commission allows expansion of killer whale tank but bans breeding.
Hog-nosed rat with vampire teeth is scary cute
October 9, 2015, 11:05 a.m. by Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Some of these Indonesian rats can have bottom teeth that are nearly an inch long.
Pluto has its own wild blue yonder
October 9, 2015, 10:18 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
The molecules that create Pluto's blue haze have also made it easier to see surface water ice.
Phallus-shaped mushroom can instantly trigger an intense female orgasm
October 9, 2015, 5:47 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A brightly-colored fungus found only on Hawaiian lava flows might be the most powerful aphrodisiac ever discovered.
Himalayas home to sneezy monkey, 'walking' fish
October 8, 2015, 10:31 a.m. by Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The discovery of new species highlights conservation challenges in the region.