Study: Beef Pollutes More than Pork
Globe on Fire: June Had Record Heat
Shark Sightings Off Cape Cod a Boon
Earthquake Hazard Map Unveiled
Meet JLo the Puerto Rican Water Mite
Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says, with five times the heat-trapping gases per calorie.
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after a record May. The month of June beat 2010's old record by one-twentieth of a degree -- akin to winning a horse race by several lengths.
Its reputation as a man-eating predator aside, the great white shark is emerging as a boon for tourism on Cape Cod. The sharks, spotted in growing numbers, are stirring more curiosity than fear.
The U.S. Geological Survey released new earthquake hazard maps for the United States, expanding seismic risk areas along the East Coast and in California, among other areas of the country.
Pop singer Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after a group of scientists named a water mite in her honor after discovering a new species near Puerto Rico, saying it's a token of their gratitude.