Photo of the Day

Spotted Triopha
May 4, 2016, 6 a.m.
This lovely spotted triopha is just one of the many species of nudibranch that you can spot during a visit to the ocean.
Keyhole in Big Sur
May 3, 2016, 6 a.m.
When conditions are just right, Keyhole Arch in Big Sur, California looks like something out of a fairytale.
Red-necked Phalarope does yoga
May 2, 2016, 6 a.m.
Quite a few poses take their names from wildlife, and there's an interesting reason why that's so.
Big Ben clock at night
April 28, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
The famous clock will go silent while the tower gets $42 million worth of repairs.
Atlas moth
April 26, 2016, 6 a.m.
This spectacular insect is both gorgeously colorful and impressively large.
Earthshine effect on the moon
April 25, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
This shot that shows Venus and a nearly new moon lit by our very own planet. Here's how the phenomenon works.
capuchin monkey
April 23, 2016, 6 a.m.
The exciting discovery has scientists scratching their heads about how the monkey managed to cross 100 miles of water to the northern continent.
Earth Day
April 22, 2016, 6 a.m.
As we celebrate a day dedicated to Mother Nature, these wise words help renew our commitment to protect the planet.
herbs and spices in bowls.
April 21, 2016, 6 a.m.
These flavorful ingredients are the key to exceptional cooking, but what exactly are they?