Excavations at Pompeii reveal unlucky victim crushed by giant rock
May 30, 2018, 1:08 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Archaeologists studying the nearly 2,000-year-old remains say the man was likely fleeing the eruption of Mount Vesuvius when the boulder struck.
Researchers discover Europe's oldest tree — and it's still growing
May 27, 2018, 1:23 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The ancient pine, discovered high in the mountains of Italy's Pollino National Park, is alive and well at 1,230 years old.
Uncovering the mysterious origins of the mima mounds
May 21, 2018, 2:50 p.m. by Catie Leary
Composed of loose, gravel-like sediment and averaging about 6 feet in height, the puzzling natural mounds are a surreal sight.
Naturalist uses cartoons to advocate for the planet
May 18, 2018, 12:06 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
Rosemary Mosco's comics will make you laugh — but her message is no laughing matter.
A dandelion's natural cycle causes chaos and confusion on the internet
May 17, 2018, 1:42 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
It's just the latest slight to this widely misunderstood ray of sunshine.
Watch this origami artist transform plants into moving creatures
May 14, 2018, 11:52 a.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
Japanese artist Inori delicately cuts plants into different origami animals without adding other materials.
This tornado warning system listens for the telltale sound of a twister's birth
May 9, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Using specialized microphones that decode a tornado's infrasound, communities could gain as much as an hour of warning that a violent storm is approaching.
Asteroid with a 13-mile-high mountain is now visible to the naked eye
Natural hair dyes offer unexpected color variety
4 mountain lion kittens discovered in California
Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs
Dog with the saddest face wouldn't let anyone near him at the shelter
Woman spots an 'injured' owl on the road — and ends up its hostage