This footage was taken during the weekend, of ice stacking up over itself, shattering over and over like sheets of broken glass, on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan – it's unreasonably satisfying to watch in motion. Read more >>
Most icebergs that make it far enough north to be a danger to shipping are sometimes many years old and at the end of their lives. Once in a while, however, a monster breaks free from the edge of Antarctica and drifts away.
A few years ago, the water suddenly disappeared from a subglacial lake in Greenland, and it collapsed into a funny silhouette that NASA likens to a "mitten", but I think looks more like a waving Yeti. Read More >>