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.

The Gilded Lady:

An Egyptian mummy named the Gilded Lady may be more than 2,000 years old, but visitors can gaze into her brown eyes and admire her dark, curly hair at "Mummies," an exhibit opening Monday (March 20) at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

[Full Story: 'Gilded Lady' and Other Exquisite Mummies on Display in NYC]


Happy feet:

There are 3.6 million more penguins in Antarctica than previously estimated.

[Full Story: Happier Feet: Antarctica Home to Millions More Penguins Than Thought]


Dying reef:

The Great Barrier Reef has suffered "off the chart" damage.

[Full Story: Global Warming Is Killing the Great Barrier Reef]


Eerie glow:

An ethereal blue light riding the waves along a beach in Tasmania may be enchanting, but it's actually a signal that the bay may be in danger.

[Full Story: Ghostly Blue Glow in Tasmania Bay May Signal Trouble]


Protruding iris:

Peering into the eyes of a 37-year old woman in China, doctors were surprised to see a raised, rippled ring encircling her irises in both eyes.

[Full Story: Striking Image Shows 'Protruding' Feature in Woman's Eye]


Mushroom clouds:

The historic test footage shows enormous mushroom clouds ballooning over the horizon.

[Full Story: Doomsday Films: Footage of Nuclear-Weapons Tests Declassified]


Dive with a whale:

Virtual reality dives deep in a new exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, immersing visitors in spectacular ocean environments.

[Full Story: Dive with a Blue Whale in New Virtual-Reality Experience]


King of snakes:

How does the mighty kingsnake overpower the even mightier rat snake? It uses its tremendous constriction power, a new study finds.

[Full Story: 'King of Snakes' Defeats Larger Serpents by Squeezing Them to Death]


Ghosts hover:

A new image of the James Webb Telescope appears to be filled with ghostly wraiths, thanks to the photo being taken in a darkened room with a long exposure time.

[Full Story: 'Ghosts' Hover Around Massive Telescope in New Images]


Hungry spiders:

Hug a spider. They eat up to 880 million tons of insects each year.

[Full Story: Spiders Eat Up to 880 Million Tons of Insects Each Year]


Clownin' around:

Scientists recently described two new species of clown tree frogs, re-evaluating how the frogs were previously identified.

[Full Story: So Cute! 2 New 'Clown' Frog Species Discovered in the Amazon]


Fiery serpent:

Italian researchers examining a medieval painting may have found the earliest depiction of dracunculiasis, a parasitic infection in which a long worm creeps out of the skin.

[Full Story: Earliest Depiction of 'Fiery Serpent' Found in Medieval Painting]