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 incredible photos and the stories behind them.
A beetle eye surrounded by glittery scales took the top prize in Nikon's annual microphotography challenge.
See the spectacular closeup views of very tiny things, in the winning images of the 2018 Nikon Small World microphotography contest.
Nature's strange ways:
A NASA photograph revealed an extremely weird-looking iceberg. A NASA scientist explained why.
Two male penguins are raising an egg together in Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium.
Evolution at its finest:
Ancient sea monsters inadvertently swallowed mouthfuls of seawater whenever they gulped down prey, but they had a stealthy trick to get rid of all that unwanted salt in their systems.
Dangers of advanced tech:
A drone crashed into an airplane. The results were seriously scary.
Strong and pretty
The powerful bighorn sheep are icons of the American West. They are known for their epic rutting battles and being able to climb steep cliffs with the smallest of ledges. Here's a look at why they are so revered. [Full Story: Photos: The Power and Beauty of North America's Bighorn Sheep]
The Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica has a haunting voice.
[Full Story: Shhh … The Ice in Antarctica Is 'Singing']
Cats and Whales:
Fifteen of 34 dead beluga whales tested positive for a potentially lethal cat-poop parasite.
Solving the mystery:
Each night, the glacier made noises loud enough to keep a team of scientists camping on its surface awake. They figured out why.