The perfect summer getaway looks different for everyone. While some want to explore busy metropolises, others prefer to immerse themselves in the outdoors. Well, if American nature lovers are looking for their next picturesque destination, Canada is offering free passes to their array of beautiful national parks. Destination Canada and Parks Canada are sponsoring a contest that is giving away 4,000 Parks Canada Discovery Passes (each worth $113 USD).
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When hiking among the snow peak mountains, you might not think about the dangers above.
Did you know that some crystals contain water that is millions of years old? It's actually more common than you might think. Crystals often grow in environments with water and develop at different rates. Due to this, liquid can sometimes become trapped inside the growing crystal, leaving a tell-tale air bubble visible.
Have you ever seen something in nature that made you do a double take?
We've seen some incredible storm clouds, but nothing quite like this.
Many people who grew up outside of urban centers have fond memories connected to fireflies. Seeing these magical insects light up backyards is a sign of summer and conjures up nostalgic childhood moments. But, have you ever seen billions of fireflies put on a light show so brilliant that they light up an entire forest at the same time? Luckily, Sriram Murali has—and he documented everything for the world to see.
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If you love unusual plants and are looking to add to your garden, you may want to consider a lithops.
Spring is the season where plants come alive. And while you can find beautiful blooms in cities, you'd be hardpressed to see an entire field dedicated to flowers. That is why people in Japan travel to a spacious nature park roughly two hours south of Tokyo. Spread over about 864 acres, the Hitachi Seaside Park contains millions of gorgeous florals that bloom every year to form a dreamy, storybook setting.
In 2022, there have already been 472 confirmed tornados.
The time between the middle of April and the middle of May is a magical time to be in Japan.