Sunny and cloud-free skies helped fuel a record-breaking heat wave in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard the Terra satellite captured this true-color image of the brilliantly green islands basking in spring heat on May 26, 2012 [OS][3600×4400]

Sunny and cloud-free skies helped fuel a record-breaking heat wave in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The Moderate Resolution Imaging … More

To mark the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, a giant inflatable shark was attached to the Discovery Communications HQ building in Silver Spring, Maryland. This particular shark apparently goes by the nickname “Chompie.” [440X600]

To mark the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, a giant inflatable shark was attached to the Discovery Communications HQ building in … More