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 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

These Bees Make Flower-Petal Nests for Their Babies

June 2, 2018 at 5:09 am




Mothers of a rare bee species build beautiful “petal-mache” cocoons for each of their eggs