Epic lightning bolt strikes America's tallest skyscraper
June 13, 2013, 12:25 p.m. by Photo Blog
Lightning dances across an ominous Chicago skyline as a severe storm system rips through the Midwest.
Space station cupola offers spectacular views for homesick astronauts
June 10, 2013, 12:30 p.m. by Catie Leary
Because missions aboard the International Space Station last 6 months on average, the cupola has become an indispensable asset for astronauts longing for home.
These meerkat orphans are probably the cutest thing you'll see today
June 7, 2013, 12:25 p.m. by Catie Leary
A pair of cute baby meerkats are being raised by zoo keepers after their mother rejected them at birth.
Underwater photo contest winners include seal, shrimp
June 4, 2013, 12:28 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Winners from the 2013 Annual Underwater Photography Contest held by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science epitomize the beautiful diversity of the open oceans.
Sublime devastation: 'Powerhouse Fire' razes almost 30,000 acres in California
June 3, 2013, 12:08 p.m. by Catie Leary
Firefighters have contained about 40 percent of the blaze, but not before burning more than 29,500 acres of land and destroying 6 homes in Lake Hughes, Calif.
Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on Earth
May 28, 2013, 11:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to visit for yourself.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Walk between the Smokies on North America's longest pedestrian suspension bridge
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
This map tells you exactly what lies on the other side of the ocean
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better