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Fri, Aug 22, 2014 2:03 PM
The U.S. Copyright Office recently ruled that photos taken by animals belong in the public domain, but photographer David Slater argues there's more to his 'monkey selfie' than meets the eye.
Based on the sediment around the bones, the winged dinosaurs thrived in an area was once a vast desert with a central oasis nestled between the sand dunes.
The world has a long list of places where people are fighting for territorial control, but here are some contested spots that aren't marred by violence.
From sea to shining sea, the United States is home to some spectacular feats of nature — but can you match the nation's wonders with their home states?
Lauren Arrington's sixth-grade science fair project found that lionfish, an invasive species, are more dangerous to Florida's ecosystems than previously thought.
Greenpeace was trying to film mountain scenery at Glacier National Park, but a curious marmot had other ideas.
To the ire of conservationists, more restaurants are marking the annual event with recipes featuring shark meat.
Recorded views of the meteors can help scientists create their forecasts for the Perseids in the future.
Here is all the inspiration you need to pack a bag, grab your hiking boots, and get out the door (with your camera).
Fishing regulations, from the types of net to catch sizes, have had considerable impact on the arapaima's population.
New data from the Hubble Space Telescope and computer simulations have revealed that the universe has much less ultraviolet light than previously thought.
Weekly visits from Mogli are important because they spark the curiosity of the senior care facility residents.
See how well you know your furry and feathered urban neighbors!
Geckos are able to control their stickiness, allowing them to run, jump and cling to surfaces with ease.
Using a common technique called grafting, artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that bears a variety of different fruits.
Did you know you can be struck by lightning when there isn't a cloud in sight? This and more crazy facts!
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