Hurricane categories are used by the National Hurricane Center to gauge a hurricane's strength and predict potential property damage with each storm. Here's how the NHC defines each hurricane category — and how much damage each strength can cause.
Trash is a major problem in our oceans, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Here's how long it takes for some of the most common types of trash to decompose — including straws, plastic bags and balloons.
University of Miami shark biologist Neil Hammerschlag stars in three episodes of the Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week film festival, Tiger Shark Invasion. In one, he teaches Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski how to interact with Tiger sharks.
A duck boat with 31 people on board capsized and sank to the bottom of Table Rock Lake during a severe thunderstorm on Thursday, resulting in one of the deadliest duck boat accidents in American history.