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Astronaut Captures a Rare “Red Sprite” Sighting While Watching a Thunderstorm from Space (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 25 Aug 2015   / 2785 views

“Red sprites” are a phenomenon that occur when lightning creates an electromagnetic discharge. This rare sighting was photographed by an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS) recently and it is amazing to see.

 

Astronaut Captures a Rare “Red Sprite” Sighting While Watching a Thunderstorm from Space

Stunning Pictures of the Volcano Eruption in Chile and Its Aftermath (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 27 Apr 2015   / 3356 views

The volcano Calbuco, which was sleeping for almost 43 years, woke up April 22, 2015. More than 4,000 people within a 20km (12 mile) radius were evacuated. The red alert is maintained as they fear new possible eruptions.

Stunning Pictures of the Volcano Eruption in Chile and Its Aftermath

A Spectacular Desert Oasis in the Middle of the Sahara (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 17 Apr 2015   / 6349 views

Ubari is a desert oasis located between the Messak Sattafat plateau and Idhan Ubari erg sand dunes and lakes, which is one of the hottest and driest locations in the world. It is magnificent!

 

A Spectacular Desert Oasis in the Middle of the Sahara

A Stunning Color Changing Pond in Japan (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 4 Feb 2015   / 4720 views

Japanese photographer, Kent Shiraishi is responsible for this lovely photo collection of a pond in Japan that changes color depending on the weather.

 

A Stunning Color Changing Pond in Japan

Photos of a Rarely Seen Upside Down Iceberg (4 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 19 Jan 2015   / 10338 views

These images from San Francisco photographer, Alex Cornell, show an inverted iceberg, which is a very unusual sight to witness.

 

Photos of a Rarely Seen Upside Down Iceberg

Nature in All Its Amazing Beauty (28 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 Jan 2015   / 7192 views

These photos are taken from around the world and show just a few of the most beautiful places on Earth.

 

Nature in All Its Amazing Beauty

Lava Stream Threatens Nearby Town in Hawaii (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 1 Nov 2014   / 4876 views

Molten rock is flowing from the Kilauea volcano and has been for the past three months. It has travelled a distance of 12 miles (19 kilometers) and is quickly approaching the town of Pahoa which could be a disaster.

 

Lava Stream Threatens Nearby Town in Hawaii

The Aral Sea Is Drying Up (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 Oct 2014   / 4437 views

The Aral Sea was one of the four largest lakes in the world at 68,000 km2 (26,300 sq mi) but since the 1960s it has been shrinking as a result of Soviet irrigation projects diverting the river water that feeds the lakes.

 

The Aral Sea Is Drying Up

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

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 29 May 2014   / 6740 views

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   / 4878 views

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

Nature Is All Powerful (19 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 25 Mar 2014   / 4766 views

Not Your Ordinary Orchid (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 13 Mar 2014   / 3867 views

Frost Flowers are a Pretty Natural Phenomenon (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 20 Jan 2014   / 4159 views

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
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