Photo of the Day

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?
Coyotes in griffith park Los Angeles
April 20, 2016, 6 a.m.
Scientists want to tally up just how much biodiversity this sprawling city holds.
April 19, 2016, 6 a.m.
The wolverine will be listed under the Endangered Species Act. But the listing brings up important questions about regulations in a warming world.
moth and light pollution
April 15, 2016, 6 a.m.
While the moths might be able to ignore city lights, researchers see some downsides to this adaptation.