You call them starfish? They’re brilliant by any name.
If the Yellowstone supervolcano were to erupt today, it would have major, perhaps catastrophic, consequences.
“Love prefers twilight to daylight”
- Oliver Wendall Holmes
Scientists are back from a first exploration of the strange crater on the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. Curiouser and curiouser.
Among wild animals, pronking may be a way of avoiding predators. But when you see an animal pronk, you can’t but think it’s leaping for joy.
These clouds can appear ominous. But, in a way that’s so common in nature, their dangerous aspect goes hand in hand with a magnificent beauty.
Rammasun has made a second, powerful landfall in China after intensifying yesterday. At landfall, it had a sustained wind of 155 mph with gusts near 190 mph.
It’s said that once you’ve seen a green flash, you’ll never go wrong in matters of the heart. Here’s all you need to know … plus great pics.
A science team is investigating a mysterious crater on the Yamal peninsula of northern Siberia. It’s about 80 meters (87.5 yards) across. No cause is yet known.
Don’t call the Portuguese Man o’ War a jellyfish. And don’t get near its stinging tentacles, even if it’s dead.
Bam! Yikes! Do you – and your dog – have astraphobia?
Rammasun, also called Glenda, intensified before making landfall earlier today. Typhoon status of 175 kph/110 mph expected as it passes very close to Manila.
You often see virga over a desert, where low humidity and high temperatures can cause rain to evaporate shortly after being released by clouds. Beautiful photos of virga here.
Like in humans, excess fat in elephants can contribute to the development of heart disease, arthritis, a shorter lifespan and infertility, say researchers.
Despite rumors, it’s not a polar vortex that’s responsible for the unseasonably cool weather in the eastern U.S. and Canada this week.
You’ll love this spectacular timelapse of the summer night sky over Utah.
Fossils of an ancient extinct arachnid – one of the first predators on land – let scientists create this video showing the spider’s crawl.
Migrating Arctic shorebirds may play an important role in the long-distance dispersal of mosses and liverworts to remote regions in North and South America.
This short timelapse video of a microburst in the desert, with images every 30 seconds, makes you feel nature’s power.
Neoguri is still expected to make landfall near Kyushu, Japan on Wednesday evening according to U.S. clocks, early Thursday a.m. locally in Japan.