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

Macro Photos of Snowflakes Reveal Impossibly Perfect Designs Invisible to Naked Eye

December 10, 2018 at 3:24 pm




Macro photography zooms WAY in on microscopic details of snow flakes, revealing amazing geometric patterns

Alexey Kljatov

Man Discovers How to Grow Coral Reef in 3 Years Instead of 75

December 6, 2018 at 6:20 pm




Man accidentally learns coral grows 40 times faster when you break it up into pieces, a discovery that could literally save the planet from lack of oxygen.

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.

Yosemite Spends $40 Million to Protect 500 Giant Sequioas

June 19, 2018 at 3:33 pm




Tourism was hurting the grove of 2000-year-old trees that inspired Yosemite National Park, so it just spent $40 million rerouting roads, trams and trails away from the trees and restoring their habitat

A Hawaiian Volcano is Literally Erupting Gemstones Right Now

June 14, 2018 at 6:54 pm




Little green gemstones are raining out of the sky in Hawaii