The Northern Lights are one of the most fascinating phenomena of the natural world. Typically, the best chances to see it are from very remote Arctic locations during the coldest months of the year; however, soon it may become easier to catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis. Sunspot observations, a key predictor for the likelihood of seeing the Northern Lights, have increased since the end of last year, and could continue to grow.
People have used manmade rock stacks—also called rock cairns—since prehistoric times.
The Northern Lights are one of the most fascinating sky phenomena out there.
As dangerous as a volcanic eruption can be, there is something mesmerizing about the burning lava flows that come out of the crater. It's almost as if nature was sketching with fire. Beyond the thrilling visuals, vulcanologists around the world rely on cameras situated strategically close to these sites to monitor any activity. As one of the one of the world's most active (and famous)
Many hikers have a story about accidentally going off a trail.
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A rare funnel cloud was spotted over snowy mountains in western Montana and, thankfully, quick-thinking onlookers filmed the event. Footage shot by Isley Reust has been making the rounds online and has viewers awestruck. The event occurred in Mission Valley around 5:30 p.m., as Reust was out doing yard work. She noticed the dark clouds forming and went inside, only to see a tornado appearing to form in the mountains.
Though Barbora Batokova grew up in the city, she's always been a country girl at heart.
Bees are critical to American agriculture. They pollinate over $15 billion worth of crops across our country each year.
What if you could capture the world's most mysterious and magnificent natural wonders in the palm of your hand? Well, thanks to a handful of earth-loving artisans and designers, you can! Rooted in admiration for the environment, this quirky collection of nature-inspired jewelry honors the sticks, stones, seas, and stars that comprise our splendid planet.
We often associate a “wonderland” with winter, but visiting Japan’s Tochigi prefecture is a whole other kind of dreamscape.
Forgetting to water your plants happens from time to time.