'The Fate of Nature: Rediscovering Our Ability to Rescue the Planet'
September 9, 2010, 7:08 a.m. by Sidney Stevens
Charles Wohlforth's new book dares to suggest that we aren't destined to ruin the Earth and ourselves.
Strange orange-headed birds suddenly appear in Ireland
August 19, 2010, 3:11 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Birds not found in any field guides have been perplexing birdwatchers in Ireland for weeks. What are they and where did they come from?
Giant 8-foot-long turtle bones found on Pacific island
August 18, 2010, 3:42 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Described as a 'walking fortress', this animal had horns and a tail club. It's the first giant turtle species known to have been encountered by humans.
Salamander is world's first photosynthetic vertebrate
August 3, 2010, 2:49 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
A solar salamander? Scientists find photosynthetic organisms living inside a vertebrate's cells for the first time.
Man teams up with mother bear to rescue cub from net
July 29, 2010, 4:40 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Amateur video by an Alaskan fisherman shows the dramatic rescue.
'The Circumference of Home: One Man's Yearlong Quest for a Radically Local Life'
July 13, 2010, 9:52 a.m. by Hilary Evans
Kurt Hoelting details his yearlong adventure as he attempts to reacquaint himself with the beauty of his homeland.
Little-known cat lures prey by crying like a baby monkey
July 8, 2010, 8:59 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Margay's behavior displays psychological cunning that would make any bad guy proud.
When will fall leaves be at their peak near me?
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track
13 odd facts about Edgar Allan Poe
9 of the world's largest dog breeds
Fishermen discover massive skull and antlers from ancient 'Irish elk'
A fox and a snowy owl met on a winter night