Located in Skamania County, Washington, Mount St. Helens is ranked as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the United States. Its most famous eruption in 1980 is considered to be the most deadly and destructive volcanic event in the history of the U.S. In the aftermath, hundreds of homes were lost, 57 people lost their lives, 47 bridges were destroyed, and hundreds of miles of highway and railways were damaged.
Japanese rock gardens—or Zen gardens—are one of the most recognizable aspects of Japanese culture.
Nestled in a remote area of Japan's Hokkaido island, Lake Toyoni has gone from a hidden gem to a must-see...
Strange, mysterious things can happen in the mountains. Among the more scientifically explainable phenomenon one may encounter at high altitudes is the Brocken spectre. These unnaturally large shadows show up on clouds, shifting fast and decorated with rainbow halos. These shadowy figures are named for the Brocken, a mountain peak in the Harz Mountains of Germany. Due to its height, the peak often extends above low cloud or fog cover.
On June 8, 2021, people around the planet celebrated World Oceans Day.
Arkansas-based storm chaser and photojournalist Brian Emfinger loves getting close to Mother Nature.
Having house plants has become very popular over the years as many people are on a quest to cultivate an indoor jungle. If you’re someone who loves the natural beauty that plants bring but don’t know what to pick, we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a list of popular house plants that will look great and thrive in many types of homes.
Volcanic activity is a force of nature that's both terrifying and beautiful.
Grapes and crystals are two things that don't seem related, but a relatively new find in Indonesia is bringing them...
Over 420 national parks dot the United States and show off the incredible natural beauty of the American landscape. And while parks like Arizona's Grand Canyon get a lot of the glory, it's another park in that state that is one of the most unique. The Petrified Forest National Park is a natural wonder containing one of the world's largest collections of petrified wood.
There are around 130 volcanoes in Iceland.
Iceland is living up to its nickname of “the land of ice and fire” after its first volcanic eruption in...