New 4000-Mile Trail Will Let People Bike Across US on One Path

March 17, 2019 at 2:22 pm




Old railroad routes are being transformed into a seamless cross-country bike path

Mapmaker Makes Unbelievably Intricate “Snow Art” With His Feet

January 21, 2019 at 3:35 pm




Using snow shoes as his “brush” and freshly fallen snow as his canvas, a British engineer makes amazing geometric patterns in the snow

This 400-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived Hiroshima and Is Still Thriving Today

January 20, 2019 at 4:03 pm




Planted in 1625, this little bonsai tree survived the atomic bomb in Japan, and now sits in a museum in DC

Mirrored House Camouflages Itself in the Mountainous Desert

January 18, 2019 at 5:15 pm




The walls and roof of this house are an ever-changing canvas, reflecting the beauty of the desert and sky

Extinct Tree Brought Back to Life from 2000-Year-Old Seeds Found in a Clay Jar

January 16, 2019 at 4:15 pm




According to legend, the extinct Judean date palm was the tree whose fronds made way for Jesus and his donkey on Palm Sunday. A botanist has literally resurrected it from an ancient seed.

Macro Photos of Snowflakes Reveal Impossibly Perfect Designs

December 10, 2018 at 3:24 pm




Macro photographer captures stunning images of microscopic snow flakes you have to see to believe. 

Alexey Kljatov

Man Accidentally Discovers How to Grow Coral 40 Times Faster

December 6, 2018 at 6:20 pm




A marine biologist is postponing retirement until he plants a million corals, after discovering he can grow a reef that would normally take up to 75 years in just three years

Study: The More Trees We’re Surrounded By, The Lower Our Stress Levels

September 21, 2018 at 3:49 pm




Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the lower the stress levels, study finds.

Trees “Look After Each Other” and “Form Bonds Like Old Couples”

August 19, 2018 at 7:38 pm




Trees form friendships, look after each other, and even “cuddle,” claims author of The Hidden Life of Trees

Fugitive Flamingo Spotted in Texas 13 Years After Escaping Kansas Zoo

June 28, 2018 at 1:36 pm




The renegade flamingo flew the coop on the 4th of July in 2005, and has since found a friend, a Caribbean flamingo blown in by a tropical storm

Flamingo #492 escaped Witchita Zoo 13 years ago. Now hangs out with the seagulls near Corpus Christi.