Fri, Oct 12 2012 at 11:00 AM
Autumn's increasingly shorter daylight hours trigger the rutting season, during which stags attempt to attract females by roaring, barking and clashing antlers with rival males.
Thu, Oct 11 2012 at 11:15 AM
3 days after a coronal mass ejection erupts from the sun, a NASA satellite captures the resulting wave of auroras that roll across North America.
Wed, Oct 10 2012 at 11:07 AM
Thousands of people dressed as zombies converge on an English farm to set a new Guinness World Record for the most zombies together in one place.
Tue, Oct 09 2012 at 12:00 PM
From wing walker Lillian Boyer to escapologist James Randi, here are the men and women who paved the way for skydiver Felix Baumgartner.
Mon, Oct 08 2012 at 12:00 PM
The 179th Oktoberfest wraps up after 16 raucous days, but not before downing nearly 7 million pints of beers.
Fri, Oct 05 2012 at 10:58 AM
Orphaned harbor seals return to the wild after being raised at the Norddeich seal research station in Germany.
Thu, Oct 04 2012 at 11:20 AM
Despite nonstop indoor torrential rain, visitors to this London art installation remain dry thanks to 3D sensory cameras that detect the position of each individual and stop the rain overhead.
Wed, Oct 03 2012 at 11:00 AM
As long, dark winter nights descend on the northern hemisphere, aurora lovers in far north towns and cities will have plenty of opportunity to witness these stunning displays.
Tue, Oct 02 2012 at 10:51 AM
Over 1,500 spectators gathered at Huntington Beach, Calif. to watch 48 dogs try their luck in the Surf City Surf Dog competition.
Mon, Oct 01 2012 at 10:50 AM
A 10-mile stretch of Los Angeles' 405 Freeway — the most heavily trafficked road in the country — was shut down this weekend as part of a $1 billion freeway improvement project.