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.
17 surreal images of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption
Elderly Canadian couple's last act raises questions about how we die
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
10 countries where royalty still rules
Record-breaking 'monster wave' detected in Southern Ocean