Huge tiger pictured launching astonishing attack on world's 'deadliest bear'

Huge tiger pictured launching astonishing attack on world's 'deadliest bear'

The amazing moment when a 660-pound tiger launched an attack on the world’s deadliest man-killing bear was captured in a series of incredible photos. In one image, the Bengal tiger knocked the 300-pound sloth bear to the ground while it temporarily gained the upper hand….

Dachshund attacks mountain lion trying to kill older dog in astonishing CCTV

The cougar, on the left, jumps over the wall

A brave Dachshund managed to save his canine friend from certain death when he attacked a mountain lion who jumped over the garden gate. In CCTV, recorded in Evergreen, Colorado, USA, two small dogs run around the driveway, sniff the ground, and bark as if…

4 astonishing signs of coal’s declining economic viability

4 astonishing signs of coal’s declining economic viability

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published in March and has been lightly updated. There has been no more dramatic story in the world of energy over the last 20 years than the rise and fall of coal. In the early 2000s, coal fueled China’s…

Susanna Clarke’s astonishing Piranesi proves she’s one of the greatest novelists writing today

Susanna Clarke’s astonishing Piranesi proves she’s one of the greatest novelists writing today

In 2004, Susanna Clarke published her first novel, Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, in the kind of massive, culture-shaking event most novelists dream of. Then she vanished from public life. Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell is a big, sprawling, mythical book, a Victorian pastiche full…