Elaborate stone structures in the Taiwanese ocean are actually ancient fish traps
September 20, 2017, 12:46 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These fishing weirs were brilliantly constructed to herd thousands of pounds of unsuspecting fish.
Flooding from Hurricane Harvey actually warped Earth's crust
September 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvey's 275 trillion pounds of water was a heavy weight to carry.
The symbol for zero was first used 500 years earlier than previously thought
September 17, 2017, 3:54 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Zero symbols can be found throughout a recently carbon dated ancient Indian document.
'Dark matter' microbes discovered, adding 20 new branches to the tree of life
September 14, 2017, 8:56 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The mysterious realm of our planet's microbes just got a little less dark.
Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human
September 1, 2017, 11:51 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The webbing was on par with bulletproof Kevlar in strength.
This 12,000-ton pile of orange peels is now a lush Costa Rican forest
August 31, 2017, 4:34 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Experimental conservation project regrew pristine forest faster than anyone thought possible.
Ghost-like 'skeleton flower' turns transparent when it rains
August 29, 2017, 11:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
These flowers' white blossoms transform into crystal clear windows.
World's largest honey bee makes rare hallucinogenic honey
August 28, 2017, 11:03 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Harvesters scale Himalayan cliffs to collect this rare honey known for producing a high similar to marijuana.
Shark-spotting drone will give early warning to surfers
August 28, 2017, 10:16 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Helicopter-like aerial drones will patrol off the coast of popular Australian beaches.
Mysterious Babylonian tablet discovered by real Indiana Jones has finally been deciphered
August 25, 2017, 2:43 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The nearly 4,000-year-old tablet represents a novel trigonometric table that is the most accurate one ever found.
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Why do men tell women to smile?
Mysterious pink tube 'creature' baffles divers
Are you peeling your banana the right way?
14 famous people who mysteriously disappeared