The Chinese were great students of nature. Autumn is connected in Chinese thought with the direction west, considered to be the direction of dreams and visions.
June through August 2014 is the warmest period recorded since record keeping began in 1880, NOAA says. Also, the warmest August since 1880.
Lethal aggression is something that chimpanzees naturally do, the study says, regardless of whether human impacts are high or low
Peak tornado activity typically occurs in the region from early May to early July. It has moved an average of seven days earlier over the past six decades.
In the wake of the deaths of 16 Nepalese guides on Mount Everest in April 2014, many groups push for reform of climbing expedition practices.
Major Hurricane Odile struck the Baja Peninsula and left extensive damage and flooding across the area. Photos of the damage and firsthand reports, here.
The startling results of a new survey include 17 previously unknown monuments and dozens of burial mounds surrounding Stonehenge.
The Montreal Protocol put the brakes on ozone-depleting chemicals 30 years ago. But one compound is still abundant in Earth’s atmosphere. Where’s it coming from?
The Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival features the beautiful idea that we all see the same moon.