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.

[Full Story: Dinosaur-Age Shark with 300 'Frilled' Teeth Caught in Deep Sea]


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?]


Changing times:

This week, the Trump administration lifted a ban on importing hunting trophies from African elephants into the United States.

[Full Story: US Lifts Ban on Import of African Elephant Hunting Trophies: What It Means]


Floating droplets:

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.

[Full Story: Scientists Levitate Water Droplets, Figure Out What Drives 'Magical' Behavior]


Strong teeth:

They have chain mail in their mouths, for biting, chewing and gnashing.

[Full Story: Humans Have Cracked the Secrets of Uncrackable Parrotfish Teeth]


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.

[Full Story: Long-Lost Da Vinci Painting Fetches Historic $450 Million, Obliterating Records]


Engineered cyclops:

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]


Victory dance:

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]


Finding answers:

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.

[Full Story: Aerial Images May Unlock Enigma of Ancient Stone Structures in Saudi Arabia]