August 16, 2013, 12:30 p.m.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captures surreal digital terrain models of the surface of the Red Planet.
August 15, 2013, 12:30 p.m.
Vietnamese street barbering, a tradition dating back to 18th century, is a common profession for many military veterans.
August 14, 2013, 12:15 p.m.
These tiny piglets, which make excellent pets, are full of energy — and they love a good wrestling match.
August 13, 2013, 12 p.m.
An eccentric resident illegally constructs a faux 'mountain retreat' atop a 26-story Beijing skyscraper.
August 12, 2013, 12:10 p.m.
Runners hit the streets for Beijing's first annual Color Run, an unique road race that covers participants from head to toe in colorful, nontoxic dye.
August 9, 2013, 4 p.m.
Performers take to the streets of Edinburgh in one of the largest art festivals in the world.
August 9, 2013, 11:30 a.m.
The devastating 2006 eruption of Lusi, a massive mud volcano in East Java, claimed 12 lives and displaced 50,000 residents.
August 8, 2013, 2:15 p.m.
In its August issue, National Geographic treats big cat lovers to an in-depth look at the daily life of a wild lion pride.
August 7, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
As sea levels continue to rise, researchers are flocking to Greenland to study the long-term ramifications of melting glaciers.