Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 9:18 AM
The last passenger pigeon died Sept. 1, 1914, making this Sept. 1 the 100th anniversary of the species' extinction.
Thu, Jul 03, 2014 at 11:18 AM
Keep these four surprising facts in mind anytime you're near a beach with breaking waves.
Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:00 AM
These adorable baby animals are more than simply cute; they're living symbols designated by state governments to honor regional natural history.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Video: When Glinda Salgado learned her store had sold a winning lottery ticket and would receive a $10,000 bonus, she was thrilled. When she learned who'd bought that $3 million ticket, she was even more excited.
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:31 PM
This modern patron saint of horticulture leaves behind not only her famous garden designs, but also a significant collection of rare books and manuscripts.
Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 2:30 PM
The national wildlife refuge system is one of America's most valuable natural assets. You can get a taste of their glory with these stunning photos from refuges around the country.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 3:18 PM
A photo of Virginia Detective Mac Adams and his 5 deaf dogs has gone viral, and he's using the attention to encourage others to adopt what he calls 'Velcro dogs.'
Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 12:33 PM
Few states allow human and animal remains to be buried together, but one lawmaker is trying to change that in his own state.
Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 5:07 PM
A pair of preservation-minded architects are giving away a historic 1926 bungalow sold as a mail order kit home by Sears. But there's one catch: the new 'buyer' must cover the costs of relocating it to another site.
Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 2:45 PM
The mission had been delayed twice since its originally planned launch date in mid-December.