The US's hundreds of thousands of nature trails do not emerge naturally (as some might imagine) from regular use. In fact, their “natural” appearance is the byproduct of extremely conscientious design.
Researchers found this bioluminescent, out-of-this-world jellyfish in the dark depths of the ocean. Like in "Pacific Rim," maybe we've been looking for extraterrestrials in the wrong place...
Slow motion and timelapse have been essential to nature documentaries for a long time — but back in the day, they had to be done in controlled studio settings. Advancements in digital cameras made the "Planet Earth" and its gorgeous slow-mo shots possible.
Locals in the area avoid it, saying it is a "doorway to the underworld". But for scientists, the megaslump site is of great interest.
In tests, the insects learned to use tools they would never find in nature.
In the daytime, it looks like a spout of red Gatorade. At night, it lights up the surrounding pillowy steam.
Beware when bringing food to the beach! Especially if there are lots of seagulls out and about! This teen made the mistake of sharing a little bit of her lunch with these seagulls and now they won't leave her alone! These crazy seabirds are willing to do just about anything for a bite of food!
Wanting to document and showcase rain patterns, Aliki van der Kruijis has developed her own method of "pluviography" to imprint drops onto textiles.
Because you're crossing that stream, whether on your own four legs or dragged by the scruff of your little bear neck.
The term "fire rainbow" is a fairly inaccurate one as this phenomenon involves neither fire nor rainbow. They are actually an arc of cirrus clouds made of ice crystals.
We didn't know that the uncanny valley applied to animals, but this video proves it most certainly does.
Ancient interbreeding still affects us today, study says
The weather is nice, but it reminds us of the problems to come.
In nature, most sexually reproducing creatures have two genders — which seems odd as it cuts the population a gamete could mate with in half. Why is this the case?
Have you ever wondered why there are two sexes? As in, why do we require sexes for sex? The origin of the sexes is actually a very interesting question in th...
Defying the government and even the local tribes, a stubborn group of activists remains camped out in North Dakota.
See the World Famous Glory Hole Spillway at Lake Berryessa overflowing for the first time ever from the perspective of a drone. The Lake Berryessa News, with...
Even if the White House isn't.
Humphead Parrotfish are rather extraordinary creatures: with their ultra-strong jaws, they eat coral reefs (and rock) and defecate sand — which in turn becomes the tropical beaches we know and love.
The last freak rainstorm turned the Central Valley into a lake, and we’re due for another one
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