Photo of the Day

A full moon rising over a forest's treeline
May 17, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Just don't let the name throw you for a loop.
view of New Zealand from space, taken from the International Space Station
May 17, 2019, 8:26 a.m.
Scientists say Zealandia meets all the requirements to qualify as a continent, even though 94% of it is underwater.
An aerial view of trees in the Smoky Mountain National Forest.
May 13, 2019, 12:36 p.m.
There's still cause for concern, however.
bald cypress trees in the Black River's Three Sisters Swamp
May 10, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
The bald cypress can be found along North Carolina's Black River in the Three Sisters Swamp.
chicken crossing road
May 10, 2019, 8:25 a.m.
After chickens regularly jaywalked in this German town, they got their own crosswalk.
clean energy solar and wind power
May 2, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
Wind, solar and hydro are putting pressure on coal.
'New Millenium,' Pacific Airport Center, Honolulu
May 2, 2019, 8:17 a.m.
Artist Robert Wyland paints life-sized whales and dolphins.
Ashdown Forest Hundred Acre Wood Fire
April 30, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
Investigators don't know the cause of the fire, but don't think it was set deliberately.
Gouldian finch
April 27, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Gouldian finches can have red, black or yellow heads.