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.

Revising Historical Views

The find pushes the oldest direct evidence for fossils of fungus back more than 500 million years.

[Full Story: Oldest Fungus Fossils May Rewrite Our View of How Life Made the Leap to Land]


Busy and Dangerous Season Ahead

Here's what to expect for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season and how to get prepared.

[Full Story: The Atlantic May See Up to 4 Major Hurricanes This Season, New Forecast Says]


Scary First Occasion

Marine scientists aren't sure how or why the nearly 10-foot-long shark wandered into the Long Island Sound.

[Full Story: Did a Great White Shark Really Enter Long Island Sound?]


Expensive, Rare Fossils

The bones of this extinct, flightless bird were assembled early in the 19th century.

[Full Story: Rare Dodo Skeleton May Fetch Over $700K at Auction]


Excuse Me, What Lives In My Face?

Meet the ubiquitous "face mites" that live in your pores, eat your grease and have sex on your face while you sleep.

[Full Story: 'Face Mites' Live in Your Pores, Eat Your Grease and Mate on Your Face While You Sleep]


Cosmic Changes Cause Theorized

Jupiter's magnetic field has changed since the 1970s, and now physicists think they know why it's happening.

[Full Story: Hidden Winds on Jupiter May Be Messing with Its Enormous Magnetic Field]


Geologic History of the Kingdoms

The breathtaking fictional landscapes of "Game of Thrones" had a tumultuous past that involved volcanic eruptions, mountain-building and entire continents splitting apart, scientists say.

[Full Story: Scientists Create Tectonic Map of 'Game of Thrones' Continents]


Local Lore Meets Archaeology

The carved "jars of the dead" are scattered across miles of the rugged, tiger-haunted Xiangkhouang province.

[Full Story: 10-Foot-Tall Stone Jars 'Made by Giants' Stored Human Bodies in Ancient Laos]


Strange Genetic Connections

More than two decades after researchers discovered the 3,800-year-old remains of "Jomon woman" in Hokkaido, Japan, they've finally deciphered her genetic secrets.

[Full Story: Freckled Woman with High Alcohol Tolerance Lived in Japan 3,800 Years Ago]


Odd Behavior

There's a binary star system out there in the Milky Way, and it's followed a very simple pattern since the 1890s. Now, it's breaking its old habits.

[Full Story: Why Are Two Stars in Our Galaxy Suddenly Acting Very Strange?]