Grander than their name might imply, these <i>hütten</i> are the perfect perch for weary travelers
Unusually strong winds have pushed Velella velellas, or "by-the-wind sailors," onto West Coast beaches by the thousands
Adventurer Alex Bellini wants to watch a Greenland iceberg melt while he dwells in a "survival pod"
Famous British rock climber Johnny Dawes puts a twist on his sport
A new study takes a closer look to explain the mechanism behind the sound when we crack our joints
A new study investigates the social and hunting behaviors of Fongoli chimpanzees
The U.S. has considered Cuba a sponsor of terrorism since 1982. On Tuesday, President Obama announced plans to change that designation.
Warmer waters mean fewer female reef fish. But, over generations, populations can restore the balance.
Data collected from the Curiosity rover suggests liquid water could be harvested from Martian soil
From beef to beer, here's how the numbers stack up
Study shows the world's oceans were dangerously acidic during the Permian Extinction Event
The California Roadkill Observation System studies wildlife by mapping out crowd-sourced roadkill sightings
A federal judge declares the National Marine Fisheries Service did not do its job to protect dolphins and whales
New research shows sometimes our own brains get in the way of acquiring new skills