These newly discovered 'pelican spiders' resemble pelicans for a good reason
January 15, 2018, 11 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new study introduces 18 previously unknown spider species that look remarkably like pelicans.
Like your pet cat, pumas are peculiar about where they sleep
January 1, 2018, 3 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists are studying the sleep habits of mountain lions to help protect the cats from habitat loss.
This rescued bat can't stuff quite enough banana into those ridiculous cheeks
December 5, 2017, 4:21 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Woman heard a tiny thump while driving — and ended up saving a life.
How Iceland is regrowing forests destroyed by the Vikings
October 27, 2017, 7 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Only about 2 percent of Iceland is now forested, down from as much as 40 percent before Vikings arrived.
Whales and dolphins have human-like social and cultural skills
October 18, 2017, 11:57 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Social marine mammals provide a 'unique and striking parallel' to our own species, scientists say.
Scientists find pesticide residue in 75 percent of honey
October 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The levels are reportedly safe for humans, but they're high enough to harm bees — and that's bad news for us, too.
Eye-popping Icelandic crosswalk brings traffic to a crawl
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Young vandals kill 500K bees at Iowa apiary
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
99 strange collective animal names
This subterranean city carved out of salt in Poland will astonish you