When lightning strikes, it can be a beautiful and terrifying event. What's even more fascinating are the record-breaking events recently announced by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Two “megaflashes” have set the world record for both distance and duration as verified by new satellite imagery—and both of them more than doubled the previous records. Southern Brazil was the site of the first incredible lightning event.
When conservationist Bianca Caroline Soares was on a walk near her home in Paraguay, she spotted a hummingbird nest unlike...
Do you fancy yourself as someone with a green thumb?
Who knew that a crystal could look so finger-lickin' good? Amelia Rude found out when she discovered an unusual crystal to add to her collection. Rude runs Unbeadable Energies, a gemstone jewelry business, and has a vast collection of over 700 crystals, but she never thought one of her finds would end up going viral. After noticing that the crystal looked like a chicken tender, Rude posted the photo to the @forbiddensnacks subreddit.
We all know that nature is beautiful, but if you ever needed a reminder, just check out Twitter.
A terrifying scene along the northern coast of Norway was captured on film, as a 2,000-foot-wide landslide swept eight houses...
PBS’ nature series, aptly titled Nature, brings the warmth of the coming springtime in full-force with a new clip of its hummingbird “spy” drone immersed in a massive monarch butterfly swarm. Featured on its Spy in the Wild series, the educational network’s quaint hummingbird photographer gets inside this half-million flutter of monarchs deep within the Mexican mountains.
Thanks to the Schmidt Ocean Institute, we're getting a whole new perspective on life in the deep sea.
Teaching your kids about gardening and how things grow is made even more fun with an enchanting bean pole tent.
Succulents are known for having leaves shaped like cartoon bunnies, dolphins, and hearts. So the Haworthia cooperi, while not oddly shaped, takes the prize for being the most unusual variety. Sometimes called the “clear succulent,” the transparency is particularly noticeable when the sun is shining on the tiny bulbous leaves. The light makes the tops of the plants practically disappear, leaving only the base of the blue-green leaves visible.
Succulents have a reputation for being cute plants.
Venture to the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan and you’ll find a wisteria tree that’s often referred to as...