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.

Deadly beauty:

A striking shot of a Pacific Man-of-War wins the sixth annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition.

[Full Story: Dramatic Man-of-War Takes Top Ocean Art Photography Prize]

Kissing fish:

The Underwater Photography Guide names 95 winners a year in a variety of categories, from reefscapes to cold water to nudibranchs, the marine mollusks known for flashy colors and strange body structures.

[Full Story: Striking Shots: Winning Photos Reveal Amazing Life Underwater]

Unlikely partners?

A monkey was recently seen performing sexual actions on the backs of female sika deer on Japan's Yakushima island.

[Full Story: Doe! Deer and Macaque Caught Monkeying Around]

Toothy predator:

Fossilized bones riddled with enormous shark bite marks reveal the mega shark's main prey and why Megalodon went extinct.

[Full Story: Megalodon's Demise: Why Earth's Largest Shark Went Extinct]

The Rockies from space:

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet just took "Rocky Mountain High" to a whole new level with this incredible photo of the Rocky Mountains taken from the International Space Station.

[Full Story: Astronaut's View of the Rocky Mountains from Space Is Just Amazing]

Viper's strike:

For the first time, scientists have captured high-speed video of a viper striking at its prey in the wild.

[Full Story: High-Speed Video Captures Amazing Viper Strike in the Wild]

Pineapple Express:

NASA satellites spied a so-called atmospheric river passing over the state.

[Full Story: 'Pineapple Express' Triggers Floods in California, NASA Animation Shows]

Gorgeous glow:

An amateur photographer captured brilliant images of light pillars in northern Ontario, revealing the beauty of these shafts of light reflecting off ice crystals.

[Full Story: Alien Glow? Brilliant Light Pillars Appear Over Canada]


If you thought that biologists on Twitter couldn't top the genitalia-celebrating hashtag #JunkOff, you'd be wrong. Dead wrong.

[Full Story: Exquisite Corpses: Biologists Share #BestCarcass Photos]

An icy convoy:

A convoy of massive tractors delivers supplies to Concordia research station in Antarctica, as seen in a satellite image captured from hundreds of miles above Earth.

[Full Story: Antarctic Lifeline Visible from Space (Photo)]