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 living fossil:
Forget about the minuscule odds of seeing Ahab's white whale: Sightings of the frilled shark, a so-called "living fossil" that has elusively swum around Earth's deep waters since the age of the dinosaurs, may been an even rarer find.
Name that animal:
An image shared from an MRI facility on Twitter shows an alarmed-looking mystery creature that went through the scanner.
[Full Story: What Creature Made This Face in an MRI Machine?]
This week, the Trump administration lifted a ban on importing hunting trophies from African elephants into the United States.
A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has for the first time observed and described the forces that cause drops of liquid to levitate above the surface of larger reservoirs.
They have chain mail in their mouths, for biting, chewing and gnashing.
Historic purchase price:
A painting by Leonardo da Vinci that preserves the artist's own handprints sold for more than $450 million at auction tonight, "obliterating the previous world record for the most expensive work of art at auction.
A genetic tweak has led to the development of scarab beetles with an extra set of compound eyes in the middle of their heads, and the eyes actually work.
[Full Story: Genetically Modified Beetles Grow Working Third Eye]
Victorious male crabs dance to discourage beaten rivals.
[Full Story: In Your Face! Male Crabs Gloat with 'Victory Dance']
Uncovering the truth:
A Russian man hunting for mammoth tusks in Eastern Siberia made an unexpected discovery in September: the incredibly furry, slightly squished mummy of a cat from the last ice age.
[Full Story: Cave Lion Mummy May Not Be What It Seems]
An archaeologist was given first-time access to fly above sprawling ancient structures that dot Saudi Arabia. The thousands of images from above could resolve mysteries surrounding these gates and other structures.