Breathtaking Photographs of Waves by Ben Thouard

Surfer Ben Thouard, 29, has snapped a series of breathtaking shots off the south-west coast of Tahiti, in French Polynesia, one of the deadliest surfing spot in the world (at least five surfers have died in..

A Phoenix Aurora over Iceland

All of the other aurora watchers had gone home. By 3:30 am in Iceland, on a quiet night last September, much of that night’s auroras had died down. Suddenly though, a new burst of particles streamed..

Unusual Clouds over Hong Kong

What’s that in the sky? Earlier this month, in the sky high above Hong Kong, China, not just one unusual type of cloud appeared — but two. In the foreground was a long lenticular cloud, a cloud that forms..

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