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Sundog mirage
March 24, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
The subject of legends, mirages are nature’s version of optical illusions.Here's a look at how, why and where they occur.
Coral off Jarvis Island, which is part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument
March 23, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
America's national parks are enormous, but they pale in comparison to the most massive nature reserves around the world.
Boka Kotor Bay
March 17, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
These up-and-coming tourism gems are ready for their close-ups.
Launched in 2016, NOAA's GOES-16 weather satellite is a 'game changer,' the agency says.
March 14, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
As the U.S. mulls budget cuts for its Earth-observing satellites, here's a closer look at what these scientific tools actually do.
Lesser flamingos at Jurong Bird Park in Singapore.
March 9, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
These well-visited facilities around the world are definitely not strictly for the birds.
Some of the waters in Pamukkale are too hot for a good soak.
March 6, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
There's no fountain of youth, but these destinations will cure the most common cause of premature aging: stress.
Sleeping zebra
March 2, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Almost all animals need sleep, but some creatures do it in interesting and unusual ways.
Palmerston Island in the Cook Islands
March 2, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
If you like extreme destinations, try these isolated islands, remote towns and hard-to-reach settlements on for size.
Petit St. Vincent private island consists of softly rolling hills and natural tropical woodland.
February 21, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
Indulge in living the lifestyles of the rich and famous by vacationing at these private islands.