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Like Ozone Layer, Holes in Study on Thunderstorms

  • Published: Aug 1st, 2012

A new study claims thunderstorms threaten to rip a hole in the ozone layer, but elements of the study are unproven.

Image of the Day: Who Says Lightning Can’t Strike Twice?

  • Published: Aug 1st, 2012

During thunderstorm that lasted only 30 minutes in Toronto, lightning struck the iconic CN Tower – more than once.

Image of the Day: The Hidden Rainbow of an Arctic Worm

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2012

Alexander Semenov, marine biologist and photographer, is documenting the bizarre life forms that live in Arctic waters.

Image of the Day: A ‘Drunken Forest’ in Alaska

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

"Drunken forests" such as this one in Alaska, can be found where large-scale thawing of ground ice has occurred.

Image of the Day: Fires Fiercely Plow Through Portugal

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2012

Hot and dry weather in Portugal has fed wildfires. Fires are now 'under control' on the island of Madeira.

Image of the Day: Weird Weather Worries Organizers

  • Published: Jul 27th, 2012

A summer full of bizarre weather in the UK, with torrential rain and now scorching sun, has created hurdles for the Olympics.

Image of the Day: Indonesia’s ‘River of Refuse’

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

Jakarta's river is one of the most polluted in the world. Decomposing trash contributes to climate change.

Image of the Day: Meandering Mississippi From Space

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

Thanks to NASA, the graceful swirls and whorls of the Mississippi River as seen from space.