The ancient Romans saw 'Pluto's Gate' as the entrance to the underworld.
Przewalski's horse: 10 things you didn't know about the last 'wild' horses on Earth
February 23, 2018, 10:44 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These small, stocky horses have a fascinating history.
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At 67 years old, Wisdom the Laysan albatross hatches another chick
February 23, 2018, 10:08 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Wisdom is still raising babies in her 60s!
Peru designates 2 million acres of rainforest as a national park
February 23, 2018, 8:17 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Continuing a South American trend, the new Yaguas National Park protects wildlife and Indigenous people alike.
These black holes may erase your past and offer an unlimited future
February 22, 2018, 4:33 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
(And these relatively benign black holes may not actually erase you.)
First video of dumbo octopus hatchling is surprisingly cute
February 22, 2018, 2:53 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
It's an important discovery for understanding this hard-to-study marine creature.
Divers reveal more secrets about the world's longest underwater cave in Yucatan Peninsula
February 22, 2018, 1:39 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Hundreds of archaeological sites exist in this underwater realm.
Why German Olympians have ditched sports drinks for non-alcoholic beer
February 22, 2018, 11:55 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Alcohol-free beer helps athletes rehydrate and recover, research finds.
Finnish artist creates life-like crocheted people
Dog found tied to a tree with a goodbye note finds forever home
7 ancient recipes translated for modern cooks
Rare flooding leaves jungle trail submerged in crystalline water
When his teacher's dog died, this boy's letter was the sweetest thing to do
11 things you don't know about the wolf corgi