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.

Tiny rat:

A fuzzy, orange rodent named the Santa Marta Toro was unexpectedly rediscovered in 2011, and now researchers are pulling out all the stops to find the species again, including lacing their camera traps with candy.

[Full Story: Lollipops Could Lure Elusive Tree Rat Out of Hiding]

Cutest face-plant:

During the public debut of the 23 cubs born this year at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China, one of the black-and-white cuties took a nosedive off the stage.

[Full Story: Cutest Face-Plant Ever? Baby Panda Falls Off Stage]

Deep dive:

The Czech cave was first explored by the divers in 1999, but the abyss has now been access by a robotic vehicle and its depth measured. It is now the world's deepest.

[Full Story: World's Deepest Underwater Cave Discovered]

London bridge Lego-style:

Laid end to end, the bricks used in the construction would stretch for almost 200 miles.

[Full Story: London Bridge Replica Crowned World's Largest Lego Sculpture]

Ancient digger:

A massive forelimb claw isn't even the weirdest body part of a chameleon-like reptile that lived 200 million years ago.

[Full Story: Huge Claw, Bizarre Limbs Helped Ancient Reptile Dig]


New photos have revealed a bizarre, big-haired beast lurking deep in the Peruvian Amazon, and scientists noticed that the odd creature bears a striking resemblance to the hairdo of one of the current U.S. presidential candidates.

[Full Story: 'Trumpapillar': Fluffy Caterpillar Looks Just Like Donald Trump's Hair]

Doomed expedition:

The crew on the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition aimed at navigating the fabled Northwest Passage likely didn't die of scurvy, but rather from tuberculosis, respiratory illness and cardiovascular disease, a new study finds.

[Full Story: Naval Whodunit: How the Doomed Crew of Arctic Expedition Died]

Active tortoise:

These giant tortoises are "one of the most successful conservation stories" ever.

[Full Story: Did 1 Sexually Active Tortoise Really Save His Species?]

Colorful space pics:

Instead of just sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the light show the universe is putting on, some people feel compelled to object: Those colors are fake! Here's why such complaints are unwarranted.

[Full Story: Stop Complaining about 'Fake' Colors in NASA Images]

Gorgeous pillars:

It's been more than 40 years since a human stepped on another world, and the usual motivators — national pride, scientific discovery, and even profit — may not be enough. Instead, people may turn to religion, according to some experts.

[Full Story: Religion May Motivate Humanity's Future Expansion into Space]