A giant egg, three times the normal size, is seen here on Saturday, May 21. The egg was laid by a Tainan hen.
Mainland China's authorities fabricate and post several hundred million social media posts a year to influence public opinion about the country, according to a new paper by U.S. researchers examining one of the most opaque aspects of the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) rule.
Last week, Mercury stole the show. Now it's Mars' turn.
On the heels of two record-setting years for global heat, 2016 is likely to set a new high for the planet in modern times, U.S. scientists said Thursday.
Measurements show the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air jumped by the biggest amount on record last month, a rise amplified by El Nino, scientists say.
Scientists said Thursday they have solved a long-standing mystery about what makes some birds red -- a color that, when found in beaks and feathers, shows strong sex appeal.
A city in western India has suffered through the country's highest temperature in history -- a scorching 51 degrees Celsius.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef could be beyond saving in five years without "now or never" funding to improve water quality as climate change ravages the World Heritage-listed site, scientists warned Thursday.
Anna Fernando struts down the black-and-white tiles of a trendy coffee shop in the Lebanese capital, dressed in high heels and a strapless ball gown of caramel gauze ribbons.
Eighty years after it was shut off to the world, New York has reopened a secret woodland sanctuary a stone's throw from Fifth Avenue, just in time for summer.