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 tree-dwelling Cropan's boa snake recently captured in Brazil is the first living specimen seen in 64 years.
[Full Story: World's Rarest Boa Snake Seen for 1st Time in 64 Years]
'Aftershocks' from a major iceberg break caused Antarctic glacier to shed another.
A striking photo of an octopus won diver Gabriel Barathieu the title of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017.
[Full Story: Looming Octopus 'Dances' in Winning Underwater Photo]
Contest winners in the photo competition Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 showcase breathtaking scenes and species representing ocean biodiversity.
[Full Story: Stunning Scenes Dazzle in Underwater Images (Photos)]
It may look like a ribbon of cascading lava, but the so-called "firefall" in Yosemite National Park is actually a regular waterfall illuminated by the bright light of the setting sun.
[Full Story: Flowing Fire? Yosemite's 'Burning' Waterfall Explained]
Snake v. snake:
A highly venomous brown snake and a red-bellied black snake become entangled in a lethal encounter in South Australia.
The research ship Okeanos Explorer is sending an ROV into the depths of the Pacific Ocean, seeking out exotic sea animals and other curiosities. And, you can watch it live online.
In views from the International Space Station, a mysterious set of electrical discharges shine above a roiling thunderstorm in Earth's upper atmosphere.
Threatened by climate change:
Nearly half of the mammals and a quarter of the birds studied are already feeling the effects of climate change
As its name implies, the cockeyed squid has some peculiar peepers: One is small and black, and the other is exceptionally large and yellow. Now, scientists think they know the reason for the squid's wonky eyes: They help the squid spy on prey and predator
Ring around Saturn:
NASA's Cassini spacecraft sends its love this Valentine's Day with photos of Saturn’s beautiful rings, moons and polar vortex.