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The World’s Clearest Body of Water (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 29 May 2014   / 5918 views
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Blue Lake in New Zealand is a naturally clear expanse of water and has visibility to 80 meters, which is as clear as distilled water.

 

The World’s Clearest Body of Water

Old Douglas Fir Woodpeckers Covered With Acorns (5 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 19 Apr 2014   / 3686 views
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Acorn woodpeckers spend their time collecting acorns, drilling holes in firs, and then popping the acorns in the holes for safe keeping.

 

Old Douglas Fir Woodpeckers Covered With Acorns

Frost Flowers are a Pretty Natural Phenomenon (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 20 Jan 2014   / 2931 views
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These ice flowers form when plant stems and roots are not fully frozen but contain a lot of moistiure. As the moisture travels up the  stem it freezes and creates layers of ice.

 

Frost Flowers are a Pretty Natural Phenomenon

The Devastating Effects of a Volcano Eruption in North Sumatra (26 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 Jan 2014   / 3428 views
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The Sinabung volcano began erupting in September 2013 but the most violent phase of the eruption only started two weeks ago. Over 25,000 residents have been forced to flee their homes for safety.

 

The Devastating Effects of a Volcano Eruption in North Sumatra

Grand Canyon Fills with Fog (22 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 5 Dec 2013   / 4212 views
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This phenomenon happens only once a decade in the Arizona Grand Canyon.

 

Grand Canyon Fills with Fog

Antarctic Winds Give These Trees Unusual Shapes (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 15 Nov 2013   / 3470 views
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In the area of Slope Point, New Zealand the wind is so violent and persistent that the trees get twisted and bent along the direction the wind blows.

 

Antarctic Winds Give These Trees Unusual Shapes

The City of Las Vegas During a Turbulent Flood (19 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Nature 23 Jul 2013   / 4265 views
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The storm winds reached 71 mph in the city on Friday and the rain flooded parts of the Las Vegas strip, affecting as many as 33,000 people with power outages.
 

The City of Las Vegas During a Turbulent Flood

One of Nature’s Great Life Cycles (21 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Nature 5 Jun 2013   / 4324 views
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Pictures show this Antheraea Polyphemus caterpillar as it changes into a silk moth.
 

One of Nature’s Great Life Cycles
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