Astronaut snaps beautiful photo of 'night-shining clouds'
January 23, 2013, 11:51 a.m. by Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet
The cloud glows due to a combination of low temperatures in the mesopause and the cloud's positive relative to the sun.
Puffed up pigeons, hound dogs brace for impending U.K. snow [Photos]
January 21, 2013, 12:23 p.m. by Catie Leary
After a weekend of widespread heavy snowfall that disrupted transport and prompted school closures, yet another foot of the white stuff is slated to be dumped throughout the country.
Bikes, boats and rock climbers invade London [Photos]
January 18, 2013, 12:30 p.m. by Catie Leary
A bike show, a boat show, an outdoor show and an active travel show join forces this weekend at London's ExCeL Centre. The massive event features manufacturer trade stalls, speeches, demonstrations and areas where visitors can climb rock walls or ride bikes.
Critters adapt to Europe's frosty weather [Photos]
January 16, 2013, 11:55 a.m. by Catie Leary
Whether they're hunkering down in their dens or generating body heat through exercise, animals do their best to stay toasty.
Mass bathing in Ganges river kicks off Kumbh Mela pilgrimage [Photos]
January 15, 2013, 12:15 p.m. by Catie Leary
Touted as the largest religious gathering on Earth, the Kumbh Mela is a Hindu pilgrimage organized every 3 years, rotating between the cities of Allahabad, Nashik, Haridwar and Ujjain.
Alaska's wildlife: 16 photos to make you appreciate untamed places
January 11, 2013, 5:12 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
We're celebrating a handful of Alaskan species, from the mighty grizzly to the Harlequin duck.
Mexico City spay/neuter campaign aims to reduce stray population [Photos]
January 11, 2013, 11:50 a.m. by Catie Leary
Spaying and neutering pets is the answer to preventing the euthanization of an estimated 4 million cats and dogs every year.
A horse named Justice sues his former owner
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
Why time seems to speed up the older we get, according to science
Strange star caught fleeing the Milky Way at breakneck speed
Say hello to the Goliath birdeater spider
Why every parent of a grammar school student needs to thank this celebrity chef