An odd-looking cardinal, with half male and half female markings, alighted on the backyard feeder of wildlife photographer and statistics professor Larry Ammann.
Doomsday date re-recalculated by Harold Camping to take place in October. Most Christians dismiss the doomsday date predictions.
Nearly 1,200 tornadoes have swarmed the United States this year and the death toll from these tornadoes has likely topped 500, a number not seen since 1953.
Using high-speed X-ray video, biologists have found that dogs use the same techniques as cats to lap up liquids, although dogs are decidedly less fastidious.
New spaceship from NASA: a new spaceship based on an Orion space capsule is being re-purposed for missions to asteroids and moons around Mars.
The Joplin, Missouri tornado that touched down on Sunday has killed at least 89 people. While there are earthquake-proof building codes in earthquake prone zones, why are there no tornado building codes in Tornado Alley?
NASA's Kepler spacecraft, which is searching for Earth-mass planets orbiting sun-like stars, is finding hundreds of candidate planets, and many more multi-planet systems than expected.
Before the current levee system was built, Mississippi River floods helped replenish Louisiana coastal wetlands with silt. Now that silt goes into the Gulf and the coastline is disappearing. But scientists have a plan, and the great flood of 2011 could help them bring it about.
The release of radon gases three days prior to the May 11 Japan earthquake triggered changes in the atmosphere over Japan. It's early but this may be a warning signal to predict future quakes, says not-yet-published research by California scientists.
Judgment Day May 21: Harold Camping, the head of the Family Radio broadcasting network, has calculated that the apocalypse will begin on May 21. Do his numbers add up for a judgment day this weekend?
Judgment Day is coming this Saturday, May 21, beginning at 6 p.m., according to Harold Camping, the president of the Christian broadcaster Family Radio. Could he be wrong? He wouldn't be the first. Here are five failed Judgment Day predictions.
Spain earthquake: The quakes that struck Spain Wednesday were seismically mild, but they occurred close to the surface, geologists say.
Cicadas are beginning to swarm in the South for the first time in 13 years.
Zombie ants: recent discoveries of how a parasitic fungus controls so-called zombie ants.
On November 8 and 9, the quarter-mile-wide asteroid 2005 YU55 will zoom past the Earth, coming within about 200,000 miles, a distance closer than our moon.
Halley's Comet won't be back for half a century, but tonight Earth will move through some of the debris the comet left behind, creating a spectacular meteor shower – if you live far enough south.
With a purr whose volume has been likened to that of a vacuum cleaner, Smokey the Cat, a tabby from England's East Midlands, has been recognized by Guinness World Records in its 'Loudest Purr by a Domestic Cat' category.
May the fourth be with you! The Star Wars saga was set in a galaxy, far, far away, but many of the fantastic technologies on display in the films could soon be coming to a planet near you.
Bin Laden dead: Americans experienced a rare moment of national unity upon hearing the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by US forces. A look at the psychology that drives the celebrating.
A forensic DNA test has provided '99.9 percent certainty' that Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan on Sunday. How does that work, exactly?