Monday, May 16, marks the 100,000th orbit of Earth of the International Space Station, which has been going around our planet for more than 17 years.
An underwater sinkhole in Aucilla River near Tallahassee revealed stone tools and mastodon bones that prove the existence of humans in the American Southeast by around 14,000 years ago. How they came to Florida, however, is still a mystery to the scientists.
Viewers were treated to a surprise of their lives as a snake slithers from behind the nest when mama bird is away.
An oil spill from the Royal Dutch Shell company involved an estimated 88,200 gallons of crude leaked into the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard has been recovering oily water and has said that the slick has not yet affected wildlife and will not reach the shoreline.
Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world's oldest person, died in New York City at 116 years old. She credited lots of sleep and never smoking and drinking alcohol as her secrets to longevity.
The first ever Hyperloop One demonstration in Nevada proved to be successful, with a bare-metal sled rocketing down a track at 2G force. The tech aims to go full scale by 2017, with its first passengers targeted by 2021.
A nest cam in Pittsburgh showed a peregrine falcon feeding its only surviving chick with its three other dead offsprings. Experts are still puzzled over this strange behavior.
A Devils Hole pupfish was found dead after three men trespassed the Devils Hole in Death Valley National Park. The Devils Hole is the only naturally occurring habitat for the critically endangered fish. A $15,000-reward has been placed for the men's arrest.
A study by Italian scientists showed that drinking moderate amounts of beer daily is good for the heart -- but an expert warns that the studies used as the basis for the research may not be completely accurate.
Peruvian actor and environmentalist Richard Torres participated in a symbolic wedding to a tule tree in Oaxaca, as part of his campaign to raise awareness on deforestation.
NASA announced on Tuesday the discovery of 1,284 new planets, with nine in the so-called habitable zone, with the aid of the Kepler space telescope.
A species of copepods named Temora longicornis has developed a liking and resistance to poisonous algae that can make them do weird things... that may actually lead to their deaths.
A stick insect discovered in southern China is the world's new longest insect, measuring almost two feet. The Chinese bug has been named in honor of the scientist who found it.
In light of recent nuclear events around the world, the Belgian government has decided to provide emergency-use iodine pills in case of a nuclear disaster. But these pills can only do so much.