Saturday, June 14, 2014
Pastafarianism, a movement set up partly to ridicule organized religion, has failed to win official recognition from Austria's religious authority.
Scientists and paleontologists in New Mexico are excavating a prehistoric elephant skull that an expert says is one of the most intact ever found.
Spain has proudly put on show tens of thousands of silver coins from a 19th-century shipwreck that it won back in court from U.S. treasure hunters.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Two pairs of 3,300-year-old trousers found in China's far western Xinjiang region may be the world's oldest, state-media reported Friday.
German scientists said Thursday that moon samples collected during the 1960s and 1970s have shown new evidence that the moon formed when a young Earth collided with another celestial body.
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Australia's cuddly koala rarely drinks water and doesn't have any sweat glands, long leaving scientists to wonder how it cools off in a heatwave.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Astronomers have spotted the “Godzilla” of all Earths, a huge rocky planet orbiting a star 560 light years away that is changing scientists' understanding of the origins of the universe.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Bolivian President Evo Morales inaugurated Friday the first segment of the world's highest cable railway line, carrying passengers from city to city at up to 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Species of plants and animals are becoming extinct at least 1,000 times faster than they did before humans arrived on the scene, and the world is on the brink of a sixth great extinction, a new study says.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Research linking New Zealand's diminutive kiwi with a giant extinct bird from Africa is prompting scientists to rethink how flightless birds evolved.