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Lava Stream Threatens Nearby Town in Hawaii (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 1 Nov 2014   / 4394 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   / 4107 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   / 6140 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   / 3992 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   / 4087 views

Not Your Ordinary Orchid (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 13 Mar 2014   / 3696 views

Frost Flowers are a Pretty Natural Phenomenon (7 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 20 Jan 2014   / 3232 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

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

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 Jan 2014   / 3638 views

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   / 4335 views

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   / 3691 views

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   / 4567 views

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
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