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.

Stunning cuttlefish:

Warming oceans are bad news for a number of marine species, but cephalopods are doing just fine.

[Full Story: Cuttlefish, Squid and Relatives Thrive in Warming Oceans]

Cosmic gem:

Skywatcher Chris Schur was able to glimpse Comet Linear 252P with his naked eye just after capturing it on camera. The image was taken from Payson, Arizona on the morning of April 2.

[Full Story: Stunning Turquoise Comet Wows Amateur Astronomer (Photo)]

Shark meal:

On May 20, tourists on an Australian cruise witnessed an incredible, albeit somewhat gruesome, sight.

[Full Story: Shark Bay Bloodbath: 70 Sharks Devour a Humpback Whale]

High-altitude rock art:

Rock art at the highest altitude ever discovered is on a plateau in the southern French Alps.

[Full Story: Highest-Altitude Prehistoric Rock Art Revealed]

Giant squid get bigger:

The elusive giant squid, which some say inspired the legend of the giant kraken, may be bigger than previously thought.

[Full Story: School-Bus-Size Giant Squid May Be Lurking Deep in the Sea]

Best beach:

Can you guess which beach took the top spot? Here's a hint: It's located in the Aloha State ... and it's a snorkeler's paradise.

[Full Story: Snorkeling Paradise Inside a Volcano Named Best US Beach]

Museum invaders:

A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, "Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World," introduces visitors to the biology and history of an intriguing animal group that emerged about 200 million years ago.

[Full Story: Live Crocs Invade NYC in New Museum Exhibit]

Pals beneath our feet:

Only a tiny fragment of the life teeming in soil has been explored.

[Full Story: Confirmed: The Soil Under Your Feet Is Teeming with Life]

Amazing anglerfish:

From an insect with a raunchy name to one of the ugliest species in the world, there were approximately 18,000 newfound species named last year.

[Full Story: Ugliest to Most Rock 'n' Roll: Top Newfound Species Named]


Artist's illustration of a superstorm erupting from the sun.
Artist's illustration of a superstorm erupting from the sun.
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Genna Duberstein

Potent and frequent solar eruptions could have warmed the planet enough for life to take root, and also provided the vital energy needed to transform simple molecules into the complex building blocks of life, such as DNA, researchers said.

[Full Story: Superflares from the Sun May Have Sparked Life by Warming Earth]