Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you'll discover 10 incredible photos and the stories behind them.
On a Michigan farm, two farmers made a surprising discovery: a large male mammoth from the ice age was likely slaughtered by ancient humans and the remains left, hidden in a pond, to be recovered later.
[Full Story: Ice Age Mammoth Bones Discovered on Michigan Farm]
Rising ocean temperatures are wreaking havoc on the world's corals. These losses will affect fish populations as they cannot find food as well as other ocean creatures.
[Full Story: Chilling Photos Show Coral Bleaching Across the Globe]
Cute or creepy?
In 2013 a creature was discovered. Recently experts realized the animal is a new species: the hog-nosed rat has a piglike snout, large ears and fanglike teeth.
More images of Pluto reveal intriguing information, like the dwarf planet having blue skies, like our own Blue Marble.
[Full Story: Surprise! Pluto Has Blue Skies (Photo)]
A sheep was found, lost in the wild with a humongous amount of wool grown. Chris the sheep was rescued and sheered, taking the world record with 90 lbs. of wool removed in a single sheering. After the sheering, the sheep was moved to its new home and is adjusting nicely.
Scientists have developed new techniques to understand how and when airplanes break the sound barrier, allowing them to understand how to design quieter supersonic planes.
More water on Mars:
Gale Crater on Mars shows evidence of having a system of lakes that lasted for long periods of time. This information leads experts to believe the likelihood of life on Mars is even higher now.
Prehistoric vacuum cleaner:
A recently released study reveals that fossils uncovered on the Aluetian Islands' Unalaska belong to a new species. The hippolike animal had a snout it used to vacuum up its dinner.
A photo contest run by the Geological Society of London announced its winners last week with caves, neolithic stones, landscapes, beaches and more garnering the prizes.
The geologic wonders in the UK were photographed for the 100 Great Geosites contest and the top 13 winners will be distributed in a 2016 calendar for the world to see.
[Full Story: In Photos: The UK's Geologic Wonders]