The Rigs to Reefs program has transformed 450 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico into reefs that host teeming fish populations. CNET Road Trip 2014 dove a rig for an up-close look.
The Google Maps team collect 360-degree Street View imagery from Churchill, Manitoba, home of one of the world's largest polar bear populations. In a video provided by Google, you can see the specially designed Tundra Buggy as it comes across the bears.
An octopus named Rambo has been given a waterproof camera and is taking photographs of visitors to her tank at Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium in New Zealand.
A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.
Scientists think that particles found by the Cosmic Dust Analyzer on the Cassini spacecraft could hint at a watery world where life could thrive on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons.
At Aquarium of the Pacific, aviculturists discover penguins love playing iPad games meant for cats. No word if they've mastered Angry Birds.
What if you could use 3D-printing technology to build a fully habitable base on the moon? The European Space Agency is trying to make that a reality.
Researchers have disguised a remote-controlled rover as an emperor penguin chick in order to get up close and personal without disturbing the birds.
Bigelow's "BEAM" is an expandable module for the International Space Station hoping to be a stepping stone towards commercial space accommodations, but the current $50 million price tag is a little astronomical. So...Kickstarter to send us to space, anyone?
Humans could begin moving to Mars as soon as 2024 as part of an ambitious Dutch reality-TV/space-exploration project, but a few MIT students say it might not be so simple.