Impressionist painter Claude Monet left behind an impressive body of work. But perhaps nothing resonates more than his acclaimed Water Lily series, which was inspired by the pond at his home in Giverny. The pond’s landscaping has become a symbol of tranquility and while you can still visit it in France today, did you know there’s a look-alike across the globe?
Photographer and filmographer Mike Olbinski shoots weddings year-round, but he also embraces the outdoors to capture swirling stormy skies in...
Forests cover about 30% of our planet’s land mass, but ever since humans started cutting down trees, the “lungs of...
When you’re walking through the forest and see a tree stump, you might think you’re looking at a dead organism. But researchers have reason to believe there’s more to tree stumps than meets the eye. In fact, thanks to the help of other trees in the forest, they may still be alive. Researchers in New Zealand have recently published a study on the phenomenon, which they call hydraulic coupling.
Pairing “a serene style with an artistic approach,” Dutch landscape photographer Claire Droppert excels at capturing eye-catching imagery.
Have you ever seen a pink cricket?
From succulents that look like rabbits to cacti resembling tiny dolphins, popular water-storing houseplants come in a variety of interesting shapes and sizes. While many succulents have a prickly, tough appearance, there’s one particular indoor plant that looks as delicate as a flower—in fact, it looks just like a rose. Known as Greenovia dodrantalis (or mountain rose), the “rose succulent” is native to the Canary Islands, off the coast of Spain.
Bonsai is a Japanese art form that dates back centuries.
When Redditor Octopus Prime posted this photo of an unusual looking plant, the internet caught fire.
To keep as happy and healthy as possible, you may think that you need to make big life changes. However, an increasing number of studies show that small, daily differences can have the biggest and most long-lasting impact—even if they total just a couple hours a week.
Japanese rock gardens—or Zen gardens—are one of the most recognizable aspects of Japanese culture.
In the 30 years since the devastating nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, the site has undergone a slow, continual process of...