This rare "orangutan crab" looks like an old British grandma knitted some wool gloves that got enchanted by a witch and are now crossing the Atlantic to strangle you.
The smokey fall out and the uncanny flash mob of surrounding bystanders have us thinking something otherworldly is at play here.
The McKinley Climatic Laboratory is the largest indoor-weather testing facility in the world and can conjure nearly any meteorological hazard: ice storms, corrosive fog, driving rains, 165-degree heat, jungle humidity, and 40-mile-per-hour sandstorms.
It's a behemoth far more powerful than your average volcano, with the capacity to eject more than 240 cubic miles of material.
Wildfires in south-eastern France have forced the evacuation of 10,000 people overnight, officials say.
An Airbus A320 pilot compiled a bunch of 4k clips from a year of his flights, and the clip of a lightning storm from above is something else.
Far up the coast of this ice-dominated island — north of the Arctic Circle; north of the glacier that spawned the Titanic-sinking iceberg; and north of the northernmost American military base — two birds of prey are locked in a vicious battle for food and territory.
Snakes are weird, but we also can't look away?
Fire ants are really, really good at holding hands — so good they've piqued the interest of engineers.
Large animals dying en masse are crucial to the the Serengeti — and they aren’t the only ones.
“Those that say sharks are apex predators, that’s not the case. As hard as it is to say it, the killer whales are a step above.”
Throughout our planet’s history, massive volcanic eruptions have devastated life. Could one bring an end to human civilization?
Patagonia is going to war against the Trump administration over protections for public land in a bid to become a serious political player — which happens to be very good for sales.
Everyone knows how rainbows work: if you go to the end, there's a pot of gold. But what if... the rainbow has no end?
In dry weather, a strong wind will turn a little fire into a roaring monster... a roaring, leaping, hissing monster.
Geoff Mackley, a self-described "professional idiot," was hanging out on the rim of Yasur Volcano on the island of Vanuatu and he got a nice, clear view of a little eruption.
Terpenes, chemical compounds that convey information within and across species, are produced by most organisms. Potentially, we could start issuing commands with terpenes that would replace our need for pesticides — if we ever figure out how to spell with smells.
There's only one kind of octopus that's adapted to walk on land. It puts the skill to good, lethal use.
They look like aliens. Their blood is extremely valuable. And, of course, Coyote's gonna see if one will sting/pinch/eviscerate him.
A team of ambitious ecologists is trying to rid these freezing South Atlantic islands of vermin to save their rarest bird. But are they attempting the impossible?
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