Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.
In its defense, though, it looks awesomely terrifying.
With the power of trompe l'oeil, Mike Hewson tries to give hope to New Zealanders "surrounded by decay and uncertainty."
The cow poop-crunching insects play a small but vibrant role in reducing greenhouse gases, scientists report.
The immense plants live under the Space Needle and blast anybody passing underneath with a harmony of voices.
See where 11,967 cyclones overlap in space in this fascinating look at the planet's most powerful storms.
The embattled mayor, who is facing accusations of sexual harassment from more than a dozen women, blamed a "lynch mob" of politicians and media interests for his ouster.
The world's waistlines won't know what hit them when this cheap, all-night fry dispensary catches on.
"Mind the Gap" takes advantage of open data to present a rotating, zoomable, ambient-noise-inflected model of London's train system.
The weird psychology of deciding what to do with your trash.
With bright paint and an eye out for the police, Francisco de Pájaro transforms street rubbish into hilarious googly-eyed freaks.
Why let stupid biology dictate our beer drinking, when we can just switch to an experimental hydrating brewski?
Behold the Sears Tower deconstructed into flaccid tubes, a Mies van der Rohe building sunk in Lake Michigan, and other incredible concepts.
An improbable proposal from the 1930s would have joined New York to New Jersey with a new neighborhood built over water.
A tremendous eruption this Sunday on Mount Sakurajima delayed trains and turned streets as dark as night.
As China suffers through its hottest summer on record, an immense and deadly bubble of heat builds above Shanghai.
The Savernack Street Gallery lies behind an inaccessible San Francisco storefront, and can be seen through an aperture about 0.5 inches wide.
To get away from hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and other calamities, relocate to lovely upstate New York or the fertile fields of Ohio.
Earnest plans for a new mixed-use project that look anywhere from a wooden-shutter factory to the barn of a giant Amish farmer.