Nearly 100 beehives stolen from California orchard; beekeeper tells thief to buzz off

World’s largest bee with giant jaws rediscovered in the wild In January scientists finally spotted a rare bee, which was last seen by researchers in 1981 and previously feared... Read more »

Barstow, Calif., shaken by magnitude-4.6 earthquake: preliminary measure

An earthquake initially measured at magnitude 4.6 struck near Barstow, Calif., on Friday night, followed by two aftershocks, according to reports. The quake struck around 7 p.m. local time,... Read more »

Some Vesuvius victims ‘baked’ for hours as they died, shocking find reveals

The Roman city of Pompeii was devastated following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., resulting in the deaths of approximately 2,000 people. A new study, however, suggests... Read more »

Incredible pictures show ‘fattest squirrel in the UK’ and it can’t stop eating

Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don’t. A photographer in the U.K. snapped pictures of what’s been described as possibly “the fattest squirrel in the U.K.” And... Read more »

Ancient rock carvings show procession of gods riding mythical animals

Archaeologists in Iraq have unearthed stunning rock carvings showing an Assyrian king paying tribute to his gods with a procession of mythical creatures. The carvings, which are almost 3,000... Read more »

Saturn’s mysterious moon could support alien life thanks to this new discovery

Saturn’s moon Enceladus has an even better chance of supporting extraterrestrial life than previously thought: researchers have discovered its oceans are more complex than first believed. The moon’s oceans shoot plumes of... Read more »

NASA’s $2.5B rover is frozen on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover, which celebrated its seventh anniversary on Mars in August and has made several remarkable discoveries, is stuck frozen on the Red Planet. In a mission update earlier... Read more »

Alien breakthrough as water on Mars contained just the right ingredients to support life, scientists say

This October 2019 photo made available by NASA shows InSight’s heat probe digging into the surface of Mars. On Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, NASA says the drilling device has... Read more »

Did closing the ozone hole help slow Arctic warming?

The global treaty that protected the Earth’s ozone layer did more than just maintain a crucial protective covering for our planet. The treaty known as the Montreal Protocol on... Read more »

Never-before-seen Titanic artifacts on display for first time in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – It’s been more than a century since the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean – but despite the decades... Read more »