Learn about animals, weather and natural disasters, alternative energy, environmental politics and space.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 4:23 PM
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.
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!
The rangeomorphs were ideally suited to absorb nutrients from the ocean, but as more diverse organisms evolved, the race for food became too competitive for them.
The New Horizon spacecraft was about 265 million miles away from Pluto when it snapped the photos.
A Connecticut bridge marks the site of one of the strangest amphibian moments in American history.
The Perseid meteor shower occurs every August when the Earth rams into a cloud of debris from the Comet Swift-Tuttle.
This special holiday was created to promote the conservation and protection of the world's largest land animals.
The supermoon was about 30 percent brighter and 14 percent larger in the sky than the smallest full moon of the year back in January.
This strikingly marked bird is a summer resident of the east and southeast United States.
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.
Some of these creatures are downright alien-like, but rest assured — all of them are found in our oceans!
Engineers tested the new vehicle in thinner sections of the Earth's atmosphere to better simulate the craft's intended goal: Mars.
Activist and author blogs about politics, energy and Earth's resources.
Science journalist blogs about humans and other wildlife.