December’s Full “Cold Moon” Peaks at 12:12 a.m. on 12/12

December 5, 2019 at 3:15 pm




Bundle up for the longest full moon of the year accompanied by a spectacular meteor shower, Old Farmer’s Almanac warns

Photographer Captures Real-Life “Fairy Forests” in Finland

November 30, 2019 at 5:24 pm




Finnish photographer captures images of wildlife so magical they almost don’t look real

Owl Mistakes Duck Egg for Her Own and Raises It

November 13, 2019 at 11:14 pm




Owl appears to “adopt” duckling after it hatches in her nest

Ancient Tree Contains Record of Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversal in Its Rings

July 14, 2019 at 4:21 pm




Construction workers have accidentally dug up a 40,000 year old tree that will give scientists insight into what will happen when Earth’s magnetic poles flip, which they are already starting to do

Bobcat Found Sitting on Top of 45-Foot Cactus in Arizona

July 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm




This bobcat amazingly climbed a cactus the height of a 4-story building to escape a predator and sat there for 6 hours before leaping down!

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.