Extreme Heat

It's Hot Enough in Australia to Melt a Chocolate Lindt Ball

Here's a new take on the old frying-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk trick.

Why Is the Baltimore Harbor Suddenly Murky White and Full of Dead Fish?

A mysterious (and disgusting) change in the appearance of the harbor water has locals scratching their heads.

REUTERS

The Western U.S. Heat Wave Is So Bad Pavement Is Causing 2nd-Degree Burns

Take a barefooted walk across a Las Vegas parking lot, receive skin grafts and weeks in the hospital.

NASA/NOAA

NASA's Alarming Map of the Worst Australian Heat Wave on Record

The 114-degree heat in Sydney recently is nothing compared to 121-degrees recorded in Moomba.

Reuters

Terrifying Images of the Australian Wildfires

Record-setting high temperatures combined with painfully dry conditions have sparked hundreds of brushfires across the country.

Australia Is So Hot, They Had to Add a New Color to the Weather Map

The risk of fire is also exceedingly high.