Hot on the heels of Typhoon Phanfone is Super Typhoon Vongfong, which has recently intensified into a Category 4 tropical cyclone and may become a Category 5 storm and stay in this level for much of Wednesday.
One of this month's most awaited astronomical events is the October 8 lunar eclipse, also known as the blood moon. Aside from details about how to catch the phenomenon, there also have been reports about the event being a sign that the world is ending.
A North Carolina lab has successfully grown human male sex organs in its own laboratory - a medical breakthrough that's seen to give hope to those with "congenital abnormalities" or injuries.
Expect a blood moon on Wednesday, the second for this year. This reddish moon will also be bigger than the first one, resembling a super moon but with an orange hue.
Scientists in Denmark have discovered a handy replacement for the heavy and bulky oxygen tanks and breathing apparatus used by scuba divers in breathing underwater.
There have been unusual archeological finds involving human remains, with some having wooden stakes driven into where the heart is supposed to be. However, a recent dig unearthed an uncommon, yet heartwarming, sight - a pair of centuries-old skeletons holding hands.
Two fishermen were in for a literally huge surprise when they pulled in an unusually large shrimp while fishing from a Fort Pierce dock.
Lobsters may frequently come in greenish brown, or bluish green, but they do come in vivid blue once in a while. Well, at least one in 2 million lobsters, that is.
The latest on the list of celebrities who took the challenge to the next level are Eminem and Rihanna, who completed the challenge in a show in Detroit, Michigan, onstage.
Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has had thousands of small earthquakes over the last few days, leading meteorologists to think that it may be a prelude to a possible eruption.
It's quite unexpected for the "Lords of the Ancient Skies" to be toothless, which calls to mind that heroic reptilian character of the hit animated flick,"How to Train Your Dragon."
Gym teacher Tugrul Metin was vacationing in coastal town Dikili in Turkey's Aegean Region when he stumbled across an unusual sight on the beach, turning his day into a most interesting and unforgettable one.
After Sunday's supermoon comes the Perseid meteor shower, which is an annual event that astronophiles anticipate due to its spectacular visuals. As many as 100 shooting stars can whizz past the night sky each hour when it peaks Tuesday night.
This is the summer of supermoons and there has never been a great time to ogle at the unusually bright and large moon than this season.
Sunday, August 10, is the beginning of Discovery Channel's celebration of all things shark-based. And, despite this species of fish being widely feared and known for its predatory tendencies, the week-long TV programming theme manages to draw considerable attention and viewers, proving that these creatures manage to fascinate and induce awe, despite their less-than-friendly reputations.