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‘Masters of Camouflage’: Photographer Spots Scops Owls in Their Natural Habitats—Can You Spot Them?
‘Masters of Camouflage’: Photographer Spots Scops Owls in Their Natural Habitats—Can You Spot Them?
Enraptured by the flora and fauna of his native India, a wildlife photographer has taken a stunning series of photos of creatures hiding in their natural habitats. Some ...
01-29-2023
Why Does This Surreal ‘Desert’ Fill With Endless Balmy Swimming Pools and Living Fish Every Year?
Why Does This Surreal ‘Desert’ Fill With Endless Balmy Swimming Pools and Living Fish Every Year?
These endless sand dunes stretching to the horizon might make you think you’ve wandered into the Sahara. Yet with countless blue-turquoise lagoons weaving like emerald ribbons between each ...
01-29-2023
Modern Cannons Smashed The Medieval Castle—So They Invented The Awesome ‘Star Fortress’
Modern Cannons Smashed The Medieval Castle—So They Invented The Awesome ‘Star Fortress’
The defensive fortifications of medieval times have surely inspired floorplans for the "perfect castle" in the minds of many a young nerd—replete with battlements, parapets, turrets, arrow slits, ...
01-27-2023
Girl, 9, Finds ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Huge Shark Tooth From 15 Million-Year-Old, 50-Foot Megalodon
Girl, 9, Finds ‘Once-in-a-Lifetime’ Huge Shark Tooth From 15 Million-Year-Old, 50-Foot Megalodon
A 9-year-old fossil hunter from Maryland stumbled across a once-in-a-lifetime find while scouting for treasures on the Calvert County coastline on the Chesapeake Bay: a huge tooth from a ...
01-25-2023
‘Awe-Inspiring Sights’: Aurora Spotter Captures Ultra-Rare Orange and Pink Northern Lights in Norway
‘Awe-Inspiring Sights’: Aurora Spotter Captures Ultra-Rare Orange and Pink Northern Lights in Norway
Not once, but twice this season, Norwegian skywatchers have been delighted by a super rare showing of the aurora borealis displaying unusual pink and purple hues, fading into an ...
01-23-2023
VIDEO: 70-Year-Old Snorkeler Stunned as Huge, Lethal Leopard Ray Swims by Just Inches Away
VIDEO: 70-Year-Old Snorkeler Stunned as Huge, Lethal Leopard Ray Swims by Just Inches Away
This is the incredible moment a pensioner swims just meters away from a dangerous ray with a sting that can kill a human. Avid diver Rene Vagnotti was ...
01-21-2023
This Ancient Incan Citadel Stood Impregnable in an Earthquake Hotspot Since 15th Century—Here’s How
This Ancient Incan Citadel Stood Impregnable in an Earthquake Hotspot Since 15th Century—Here’s How
The ancient citadel of Machu Picchu in the southern Peruvian Andes is not only world-renowned for being the most impressive legacy of the Inca people; it's also a ...
01-21-2023
Photographer Captures Incredible Pictures of a Baby Born via Cesarean Section While Still Inside His Amniotic Sac
Photographer Captures Incredible Pictures of a Baby Born via Cesarean Section While Still Inside His Amniotic Sac
Warning: This story contains images that some viewers may find distressing A Brazilian birth photographer had a once-in-a-lifetime moment when she attended the cesarean section delivery of a baby boy ...
01-13-2023
Lighthouse Looking to Pay Persons $140,000 to Live on a Rock in San Francisco Bay, Tend Bed & Breakfast
Lighthouse Looking to Pay Persons $140,000 to Live on a Rock in San Francisco Bay, Tend Bed & Breakfast
If keeping an uber-cozy lighthouse in a frequently fog-begotten bay sounds like your dream job, East Brother Light Station in the heart of San Francisco Bay is hiring. Oh ...
01-11-2023
VIDEO: Meet the First Right Whale Calves of the Season—But With 70 Moms Alive, It’s Far Too Few
VIDEO: Meet the First Right Whale Calves of the Season—But With 70 Moms Alive, It’s Far Too Few
Medusa, a mother right whale, estimated to be 42 years old, was scouted with her calf off the coast of St. Catherines Sound, Georgia, on Dec. 7, 2022, ...
01-11-2023
Finland’s 500-Ton Kummakivi Rock Has Been Balancing on Top of Another Rock for 11,000 Years
Finland’s 500-Ton Kummakivi Rock Has Been Balancing on Top of Another Rock for 11,000 Years
Looming out of a forest clearing in the southeastern part of Finland is an enormous 7-meter-long, 500-ton rock whose sheer size is enough to turn heads. However, this ...
01-10-2023
PHOTOS: The Tropical Psychotria Elata Might Just Be the World’s Most Kissable Plant
PHOTOS: The Tropical Psychotria Elata Might Just Be the World’s Most Kissable Plant
A tropical plant native to Central and South America is not only a favorite among hummingbirds and butterflies, but is also beloved by humans for its luscious red ...
01-9-2023
400-Year-Old Painting of Rich Child Found Hidden Away in a Cottage Could Fetch $24,000
400-Year-Old Painting of Rich Child Found Hidden Away in a Cottage Could Fetch $24,000
A 400-year-old portrait of a regally-dressed child during the era of Charles I could fetch 20,000 pounds (over $24,000) at auction after being found hidden away in a ...
01-7-2023
Nature Photographer of the Year Reveals Riveting Winning Pictures From 20,000 Entries From Across the World
Nature Photographer of the Year Reveals Riveting Winning Pictures From 20,000 Entries From Across the World
Back and bigger than ever, Nature Talks' annual Nature Photographer of the Year competition has revealed its winners for 2022. The winners were chosen in 13 different categories ...
01-4-2023
The Only Place on Earth You Can ‘Time Travel’ 21 Hours in 2 Miles: Yesterday and Tomorrow Islands
The Only Place on Earth You Can ‘Time Travel’ 21 Hours in 2 Miles: Yesterday and Tomorrow Islands
Imagine waking up on your island home, to know your neighbors on an island two miles away will soon be eating the next day’s breakfast. This is the real ...
01-2-2023
Settlers Thought This Cliff Castle in a Cave in Arizona Was Built by Aztecs—But It’s Actually Even Older
Settlers Thought This Cliff Castle in a Cave in Arizona Was Built by Aztecs—But It’s Actually Even Older
Built inside a cliffside alcove ninety feet off an Arizona valley floor, an ancient American "castle" remained a mystery to settlers in the area for decades until historians discovered ...
01-2-2023
Photographer Salutes Action-Packed Cheetahs With Showstopping Photos to Mark International Cheetah Day
Photographer Salutes Action-Packed Cheetahs With Showstopping Photos to Mark International Cheetah Day
A wildlife photographer has shared some of his favorite pictures to mark International Cheetah Day on Sunday, Dec. 4. Paul Goldstein has been studying the fastest animal on ...
12-31-2022
Like ‘Jurassic World’: Villager Stumbles on Largest Cave in the World Buried Deep in the Jungles of Vietnam
Like ‘Jurassic World’: Villager Stumbles on Largest Cave in the World Buried Deep in the Jungles of Vietnam
Deep in the heart of Vietnam's mountainous jungles, there lies a subterranean world that seems lost in time. A gargantuan hollow residing in a limestone mountain, Son Doong ...
12-29-2022
Doorbell Cameras Captured Some of the Best Videos of Meteor ‘Fireball’ That Lit Up the Alaskan Skies
Doorbell Cameras Captured Some of the Best Videos of Meteor ‘Fireball’ That Lit Up the Alaskan Skies
The last meteor shower of 2022 over southcentral Alaska has been caught on numerous home security cameras, illuminating the early morning winter solstice sky with a flash of ...
12-28-2022
8 Celestial Bodies Line Up to Form ‘Planetary Parade’—For the Second and Final Time in 2022
8 Celestial Bodies Line Up to Form ‘Planetary Parade’—For the Second and Final Time in 2022
You could call it a cosmic encore. It so happens last June’s planetary alignment—which included eight planets in our solar system lining up—is seeing a repeat performance this ...
12-27-2022
Archaeologists Find Stone Tools, Carbon Dating at ‘America’s Stonehenge’ From 1,000-4,000 B.C.—So Who Built It?
Archaeologists Find Stone Tools, Carbon Dating at ‘America’s Stonehenge’ From 1,000-4,000 B.C.—So Who Built It?
Studying the origins of the aptly named Mystery Hill megaliths, also known as America's Stonehenge, whets one's curiosity but does not satisfy—unless one is satisfied by the excitement ...
12-25-2022
‘Free of Fear, Pain’: Engineer Recalls Leaving Her Body, Floating in Bliss, Learns Life’s Meaning on Her Return
‘Free of Fear, Pain’: Engineer Recalls Leaving Her Body, Floating in Bliss, Learns Life’s Meaning on Her Return
The following near-death-experience account by former Epoch Times journalist Dana Betlevy tells of how she discovered her life's meaning after dying, floating to a blissful ethereal dimension, then returning ...
12-23-2022