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Go Pro: Climbing Iceland

Such a beautiful, strange and alien landscape. Tweet

Michigan: A Farmer discovered Mammoth Skeleton in Soybean Field

Its not everyday that you discovered that you have something prehistoric in your backyard. Farmer James Bristle and his friend were digging in his field to make way for a natural gas pipeline, when suddenly they struck something. Bristle said: “We thought it was a bent fence post.” On further inspection, it turned out to be […]

Awesome Video: Chameleons are Amazing

Chameleons are amazing. Just watch this video and marvel at their vibrant colours and learn some amazing facts about them 🙂 Watch the video at the bottom: Video Below: Tweet

Should we eat bugs?

With a projected decrease and eventual food scarcity projected in the next 30 years as world population grows, it is time that we rediscover our ancestral practice of healthy bug eating. In the following TED-Ed video, Emma Bryce shared how our hunter gatherer ancestors used to eat bugs and how farming bug produces less greenhouse effect and […]

Bioluminescent glow worms turn 30-million-year-old caves into alien skies

Auckland photographer Joseph Michael has been photographing the native glow worms of New Zealand’s limestone caves by standing in freezing water for hours at a time. He does this to capture images of the species known as Arachnocampa luminosa. He says the long-exposure shots in his new series Luminosity attempt to recreate the magical feeling […]

Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world’s vanishing people

When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: “You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us.” In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson’s quest to understand — the world, other people, […]

Amazing Shocking Video: Calbuco volcano eruption

The Calbuco volcano in Chile erupted in April 2015, forcing the evacuation of residents within 20 kilometers (12 miles), as ordered by the National Office of Emergency of the Interior Ministry, reports Agence France-Presse. ONEMI, as it is known, is the Chilean government agency dedicated to aiding recovery efforts during natural disasters. It is amazing […]

Video: Aurora Australias lights up Southern Hemisphere from space

Sometimes we have to see Earth from outside itself to be reminded that we are living on a giant ball hurtling through space with fancy light effects 🙂 Watch the video below: Tweet

Video: The nano structures that gives the Blue Morpho Butterfly its majestic blue

The wings of a blue morpho butterfly are some of the most beautiful structures in nature. And guess what? it doesn’t contain any blue pigment!   The Blue Morpho butterfly gets its colour based on how its scales are structured (structural colour) at the nano level. UC Berkeley conducted a study to find out how […]