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.
A recent examination of gathered data on frog diets reveals invasive species are 40 percent more likely to eat their cousins than native frogs.
[Full Story: Kermit the Cannibal? Frogs Sometimes Eat Each Other]
Ancient sea monster:
Remains of what experts believe are sea scorpions the approximately the size of an adult were found in Iowa during a mapping survey. The strange creature is thought to have been a top predator in its time.
An animal only seen a handful of times throughout history was recently observed (again) off the coast of Papau New Guinea. The rare cousin of the nautilus is thought to be a scavenger who lives in and around underwater caves.
Over the Pacific Ocean, three tropical storms, at one point all were category 4 hurricanes, are blowing and blustering around the Hawaiian Islands. The rare event is fueled by El Niño effects.
A newly coined term, "gray swans," describes hurricanes which cause more extreme damage than history alone could predict. One researcher believes using historical data in addition to climate models could help predict these destructive storms and help cities prepare for them.
[Full Story: 'Gray Swan' Hurricanes Could Strike Unexpected Places]
The tallest peak in North America, Mount Denali, not only has a new name but also a new, official height. Through a lot of hard work and with the latest technology, experts measured the mountain with great accuracy.
Tiny hummingbird nests and eggs are prime targets for predators like Mexican jays, but experts have found the pint-sized fowl using an extremely effective security system: nesting close to hawk nests can increase the survival rate for chicks up to 52 percent.
[Full Story: Hummingbirds Use Hawks for Home Security]
In southern Brazil the uncovering of the fossil of an iguanian cousin reveals clues to how the species spread and evolved.
[Full Story: Iguana Relative Shows How Lizards Spread Worldwide]
A unique arachnid native to Australia could be mistaken for a Transylvania transplant. A species of funnel-web spider has bright red coloring and fangs to ward off predators.
The U.S. military looks to fairy tales for inspiration when designing new technologies and currently they are using imaginary goblins from World War II lore. The so-called gremlins will be hordes of surveillance drones that launch from and return to an in-flight airplane.
[Full Story: Fairy-Tale-Inspired 'Gremlin Drones' Could Spy in Swarms]