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

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Nature 5 Jun 2013   / 4419 views

Pictures show this Antheraea Polyphemus caterpillar as it changes into a silk moth.
 

One of Nature’s Great Life Cycles

A Mesmerising River That Is a Wonder of Nature (10 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Nature 28 May 2013   / 7276 views

This popular tourist destination in Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines, is a crystal clear, Enchanted River, which looks almost surreal and seems to contain further mysteries beneath.
 

A Mesmerising River That Is a Wonder of Nature

A Creepily Alive River (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 May 2013   / 6747 views

Take a closer look at this living river in Java, Indonesia.

 

A Creepily Alive River

The Aurora Borealis Is Truly a Sight to Behold (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 23 Mar 2013   / 3692 views

This light display is a natural effect that can be seen at high latitude regions such as the Arctic and Antarctic. The stunning show can even be seen from space.

 

The Aurora Borealis Is Truly a Sight to Behold

Frost Shadows Create All-Natural Works of Art (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 28 Feb 2013   / 4223 views

Unless you live in cold climates where snow is an annual occurrence, you have probably not seen a “frost shadow” before. Here are some examples of nature’s artistry.

 

Frost Shadows Create All-Natural Works of Art

After a Winter Flood (3 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 6 Feb 2013   / 5063 views

It’s As Crazy As It Looks (18 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 29 Jan 2013   / 4475 views

This 3 meter ocean foam formed on the coast of Australia.

 

It’s As Crazy As It Looks

A Spectacular, Natural Weather Phenomenon (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 15 Jan 2013   / 6388 views

Beautiful photos of unusual clouds.

 

A Spectacular, Natural Weather Phenomenon

Unusual Red Wave Hits Western Australia (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 Jan 2013   / 9467 views

This rare and fascinating site is actually a dust wave that hit the Australian coastline last week. To date, no major damage has been reported.

 

Unusual Red Wave Hits Western Australia

The Birth of a Twisted End... (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 22 Dec 2012   / 4856 views

Photographer Parrish Ruiz de Velasco was driving and witnessed one of the tornadoes first hand as it developed.

 

The Birth of a Twisted End...

Breath-taking Tourist Destination in Oman (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 8 Nov 2012   / 6039 views

This majestic cave with natural waterfalls can be found in Wadi Shab and is a must-see destination for all who visit Oman.

 

Breath-taking Tourist Destination in Oman

Colourful Salt Ponds Are Nature’s Own Art (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 22 Oct 2012   / 4178 views

This unusual sight can be seen in the San Francisco Bay where artificial pond water evaporates and leaves only crystallized salt, coloured algae and micro-organisms. Ponds with low or medium salinity have a green or pink colour and as the salinity increases, the water takes on a more reddish pigment. In addition, the weather also influences the colour of the body of water as more rain makes the water more transparent.

 

Colourful Salt Ponds Are Nature’s Own Art

Tides Transform These Landscapes (26 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 17 Oct 2012   / 9215 views

Photographer, Michael Marten, captures England’s shores in pictures; showing the stark difference between high and low tides.

 

Tides Transform These Landscapes

Remarkable Ounianga Desert Lakes (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 10 Oct 2012   / 4143 views

Consisting of 18 lakes, the Ounianga is located in the Northern Chad region of the Sahara Desert. Here, average annual rainfall is no more than 2mm and the lakes depend on the underground supply of ‘fossil’ water left over from ancient times when the climate was much wetter.

 

Remarkable Ounianga Desert Lakes

Enormous Sequoia Trees Are Hard to Miss! (22 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 9 Oct 2012   / 6906 views

These giant redwood trees grow to an average height of 60 meters but can actually reach heights of over 100 meters.

 

Enormous Sequoia Trees Are Hard to Miss!

Sua Ocean Trench Is a Sight to Behold (9 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 4 Oct 2012   / 6303 views

Located on the island of Upolu, Samoa, this unique oceanic trough is a marvel of nature.

 

Sua Ocean Trench Is a Sight to Behold

Explosive Mud Volcano Bledug Kuwu (8 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 3 Oct 2012   / 7331 views

A popular tourist attraction in Indonesia, this muddy pond erupts with an explosion of mud and a plume of white steam every two minutes and these eruptions also shift positions from time to time. Bledug Kuwu, is the local name for something that burst in a pool and visitors can watch the geyser from a distance of 10-20 meters away.

 

Explosive Mud Volcano Bledug Kuwu

Amazing Tree Tunnel in the Northern Ireland (18 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Nature 10 Sep 2012   / 22198 views

The Dark Hedges is a beech alley planted in County Antrim in the eighteenth century. The ancient gnarly trees form a natural arched tunnel which is now one of the most famous local landmarks.

 

Amazing Tree Tunnel in the Northern Ireland
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