Japanese animal lovers were mourning the death of the country's oldest elephant, Hanako, on Friday, who passed away "quietly" aged 69 after triggering protests over her captivity.
British astronaut Tim Peake ran a marathon in space in record time on Sunday, strapped into a treadmill on the International Space Station as thousands ran the London Marathon below.
A quarter-tonne snake that was found nestling on a building site could be the longest ever captured in Malaysia, officials said Tuesday.
Few true mysteries remain, but Pi is one of them.
Researchers of ETH Zurich and ETH start-up company Scrona achieve a new world record! They have printed a color picture depicting clown fishes around their sea anemone home. This picture is as tiny as the cross-sectional ...
This impressive false-colour image features the city of Qingdao and its surroundings, in China's eastern Shandong province.
What happens when you place liquid nitrogen in a container filled with 1,650 ping-pong balls?
It may not be considered a landmark birthday for humans, but turning 37 on Tuesday made Hong Kong's Jia Jia the oldest-ever giant panda in captivity, and she celebrated in style.
A man who has spent 24 years scanning Scotland's Loch Ness for its legendary mysterious monster reckons Nessie is most likely a giant catfish—although he is not prepared to give up looking just yet.
In the race for Twitter glory, Caitlyn Jenner—who as Bruce set the Olympic world record in the decathlon—is now first to the million-follower finish line.