A hiker in Zionsville, Indiana was in for a slithery surprise when she came across a huge eastern rat snake hanging from a tree branch.
A letter written by one of Titanic’s crew to his wife just days before the doomed liner sank in the icy waters of the North Atlantic is up for auction in the U.K.
Brazil's Araguaian river dolphins may not be as big of a loner as researchers previously thought.
Salvagers looking for steel shipping containers at the bottom of the North Sea have discovered a 500-year-old Dutch shipwreck holding a cargo of tons of copper.
A middle school girl found a megalodon shark tooth while she was spending her spring break on the beach in North Carolina.
As President Trump continues to push America's space exploration program forward and have astronauts return to the Moon by 2024, NASA is attempting to do its part – it wants to send astronauts to the Moon's South Pole, a mysterious region that has never been explored by man.
This time, it's personal.
Following the successful landing of its Chang'e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the Moon, China is looking to expand its space program by exploring an asteroid and a comet within the next three years.
There's a bright magnetar photobombing the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, frustrating astronomers' efforts to study the black hole — called Sagittarius A* — using X-ray telescopes.
Workers installing a new sewer on an Indiana farm made a mammoth discovery this week — 13,000-year-old mastodon bones.
During the first century, people across Rome were obsessed with chariot races, which frequently produced horrific crashes.
America’s first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died.
The kakapo, a rare parrot that resides in New Zealand, has reportedly had quite a few babies as of late, marking an impressive mating season.
This Easter weekend will mark the rising of the full, so-called “pink moon,” the fourth full moon of the year.
The re-created, three-dimensional face of a dog that lived 4,500 years ago in Scotland is so realistic, you almost want to reach out and pet its thick fur.
Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride to Lexington, Massachusetts exactly 244 years ago on April 18, 1775, cementing his place in the pantheon of American patriots.
An extremely rare Byzantine gold coin has been found by a group of schoolchildren in northern Israel.
A group of amateur treasure hunters in England found a horde of gold and silver coins from the 14th-century that could be worth nearly $200,000 according to experts.
An extinct species of giant mammal has been identified after its bones were discovered in a Kenyan museum drawer decades after being unearthed.
A 1,688-pound female great white shark called Miss Costa was spotted this week swimming in the Gulf of Mexico off the Florida panhandle, according to researchers