Nature

The Grand Canyon's overwhelming size and colorful landscape is a stunning sight on any regular day, but a time-lapse video recently captured as part of the SKYGLOW project shows the canyon in a way few have ever seen before. SKYGLOW’s mesmerizing footage shows an extremely rare weather phenomenon known as full cloud inversion that occurs

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It’s rewarding to look after a pet rabbit, but rabbits are messy and can start to smell if you don’t constantly clean up after them. On the other hand, succulents offer their own rewards and are the easiest plants to care for. So what if we told you there are succulent plants that look like little baby bunnies? It’s true! This bunny-rese

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Kjell Block Sandved devoted his photographic career to capturing the beauty of the natural world and along the way, he gathered a vast collection of closely observed images of plants, butterflies and other life forms, which he published in a series of books. While going through a collection of specimens at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natu

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Bee populations have been declining in North America for over a decade now because of an alarming phenomenon called Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) that’s causing worker bees to vanish from their hives. Several potential causes have been proposed—mites, loss of habitat, lack of nutrition sources, and the overuse of pesticides to name a fe

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A panda bear at this breeding center in China is the master of selfies poses, and these pictures with a lucky tourist prove it. Dujiangyan Panda Base in Chengdu city allows visitors to take pictures with the animals and there’s no doubt that this panda knows how to show off her best side. The pictures have quickly gone viral on Chinese s

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If you had plans to see the famous “Pioneer Cabin Tree” in Calaveras Big Trees State Park, California, you just missed your chance. The iconic Tunnel Tree was toppled by a powerful winter storm on January 7th, 2017. Images via Calaveras Big Trees Association The ancient sequoias in the park—some of which are estimated to be over 1,000 ye

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The Kawah Ijen volcano in Indonesia is a sulfur mine by day and a surreal alien landscape in the night. The infernal mountain spews out electric-blue lava in the night time and it’s an absolutely mind-blowing sight. Photographer Olivier Grunewald first learned about the mountain in 2008. He collaborated with Régis Etienne to photograph an

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Designer Gavin Munro has pioneered a technique for making furniture that’s guaranteed to challenge the notions of traditional furniture design. His concept uses “organic 3D printing” to literally grow furniture from the ground up. Munro’s company Full Grown strategically plants, grafts, and shapes trees into specific structures that are

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