Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
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Can a crew of scientists and volunteers armed with homemade trackers save sharks from extinction?
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Arctic climatologist Konrad Steffen has spent 18 consecutive springs on the Greenland ice cap, personally building and installing the weather stations that help the world's scientists understand what's happening up there. And what's happening may be much worse than anyone thought possible
In this intimate interview, hear insights about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance voyage as only a devoted granddaughter can have them.
Don't worry, it's still an awfully mysterious bunch of bears.
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
I think we all do, probably.
See the effects of global warming while contributing to them!
Help your friend learn about global warming with gifts that will almost certainly tick him off.
A cartoonist and a climate scientist teamed up on a new book.
A Japanese study suggests looking at cute animal pics can help your concentration. We've thoughtfully provided some so you can test that out for yourself.
In between, she almost died in the Arctic.
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
How melting arctic ice has made life harder for lean polar bears.
Anatomy of a fact check.
Overwhelming atmospheric evidence supports the reality of global warming--and humans' role in causing it
A roundup of the data visualizations and illustrations that best conveyed the year in science