A new poll from Gallup-Healthways shows which states had the highest and lowest well-being in 2017.
As the Olympic Games kick off, here's a look at the diverse and beautiful East Asian nation, South Korea, in these amazing photos from above.
Firefighting efforts in California are underway, to contain multiple wildfires that have already killed 13 people.
After losing her newborn just five days after the little one was born, a macaque mother named Evalyne continued to care for the mummified remains for four weeks, even cannibalizing them.
Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 5 hurricane early on Sept. 5. Check out these photos of the monster storm.
The vast majority of brains donated to science by former football players show signs of a debilitating brain condition.
Weird, yellow fluffballs that look a bit like paraffin wax washed ashore along beaches in Northern France this week.
Sculpted into cliffs thousands of years ago, the massive stone city of Petra endures as a monument to what was once a thriving civilization in Jordan's distant past.
Rivers, lakes, volcanoes and even human development on Earth can take on an abstract aesthetic when viewed from space. Here's a look at our planet as seen from NASA's Earth-orbiting satellites
Nineteenth-century cyanotypes — an early form of photography — capture the delicate beauty of British algae.
We reached out to experts across different fields and asked them to grade President Trump's performance in his first 100 days in office. Here is his report card when it comes to science issues.
A series of posters by artist Hannah Rothstein show how U.S. National Park might look by 2050 if climate change isn't mitigated.
The Bible describes 10 plagues that were visited upon ancient Egypt as retribution for enslaving the Hebrews. Here's a scientific take on what might have caused those deadly "miracles."
In "Surviving Death," Leslie Kean reveals stunning and wide-ranging evidence suggesting that consciousness survives death.
In "Calculating the Cosmos," author Ian Stewart presents a guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe.