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Typhoon Bolaven in China (12 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Nature 30 Aug 2012   / 4456 views
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People in northeast China gathered to watch the waves brought by Typhoon Bolaven, the devastating storm that left at least dozen people dead in South Korea. The "show" appeared not that harmless...

 

Typhoon Bolaven in China

Awe-Inspiring Cloud Formations (60 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 27 Jul 2012   / 7103 views
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Amazing photographs of impressive-looking and very rare cloud phenomena that occurred in various places around the globe.

 

Awe-Inspiring Cloud Formations

Mighty Dust Storm in Arizona (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 25 Jul 2012   / 4316 views
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These pictures of dark clouds of dust were taken in Arizona this weekend.

 

Mighty Dust Storm in Arizona

What a Wonderful World! (59 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 24 Jul 2012   / 8463 views
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Beautiful photographs of amazing landscapes from all around our planet.

 

What a Wonderful World!

Dust Wind of Calima (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 19 Jul 2012   / 4467 views
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Sandstorms in Sahara lift fine sand particles up in the air. Mighty winds then drive them over the ocean forming the giant clouds of dust that can be seen from satellites. This phenomenon is called Calima.

 

Dust Wind of Calima

When Lightning Strikes (97 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 19 Jul 2012   / 7228 views
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Amazing photographs of bolts of lightning flashing in the stormy skies all over the world.

 

When Lightning Strikes

When Soil Acts Like Water (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 17 Jul 2012   / 9131 views
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A stress from the earthquake may cause a phenomenon called soil liquefaction.

 

When Soil Acts Like Water

Spectacular Transit of Venus in Photos (40 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 7 Jun 2012   / 6640 views
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Amazing pictures capture the historical celestial event of Venus sailing across the Sun’s face. A transit of Venus is one of the rarest astronomical phenomena, occurring in a cycle that repeats every 243 years.

 

Spectacular Transit of Venus in Photos

Amazing Pictures of Lava (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 6 Jun 2012   / 4541 views
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Torrents of molten rock expelled by volcanic eruptions are a fascinating sight that shows us how mighty the processes that go beyond the crust of our planet are.

 

Amazing Pictures of Lava

Trees That Devour Everything (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 2 May 2012   / 4673 views
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Beware of the trees, because sometimes these green giants are ravenous. The pictures here show how they gobble up whatever gets close to them.

 

Trees That Devour Everything

Incredibly Clear Waters of the Verzasca River (12 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 23 Apr 2012   / 24679 views
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Cool turquoise waters of the mountain river Verzasca in Switzerland are crystal clear. From the depth of 10 m (33 ft.) one can easily see the bridge across its valley.

 

Incredibly Clear Waters of the Verzasca River

Gorgeous Iranian Nature Photos (50 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 14 Apr 2012   / 19302 views
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No matter what the political struggles are in a country nature is still going to be as beautiful as ever, and Iran is no exception.

 

Gorgeous Iranian Nature Photos

Two Rivers Cross Each Other Without Mixing (4 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Nature 11 Apr 2012   / 14293 views
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The unique hydrological phenomenon takes place near the Polish town Wągrowiec. Two rivers – Wełna and Nielba – cross each other without having their waters mixed and continue to flow in separate beds. The researchers have once colored the water of the rivers in different colors and the paint didn’t mix.

 

Two Rivers Cross Each Other Without Mixing

Terrifying Lightning Strikes over Albuquerque (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 9 Apr 2012   / 5674 views
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Megavolt electric charges are flashing in the sky during the storm over Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Terrifying Lightning Strikes over Albuquerque

Great Pictures of Iguazu Falls (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 16 Mar 2012   / 6149 views
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This gorgeous waterfall complex located on the boarder of Brazil and Argentina is 80 m (262 ft.) high and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) wide. Looks fantastic.

 

Great Pictures of Iguazu Falls

The Frozen City (23 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Nature 18 Feb 2012   / 7975 views
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A fascinating view - ice covered the lake and the quay in Versoix, in the Swiss Canton of Geneva.

 

The Frozen City

Florida's Unbelievable Meteorological Event (5 pics)

Posted by Xaniel in Lifestyle » Nature 8 Feb 2012   / 13682 views
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At a first sight this may look as a storm surge, but let's take a closer look.

 

Florida

Nature’s Toughest Long-Livers (22 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 2 Feb 2012   / 11166 views
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Meet these amazing living things which are still among us despite being born more than two thousand years ago. They would call any centenarian a toddler… if only they could talk.

 

Nature’s Toughest Long-Livers

Snow Storm in Romania (9 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 27 Jan 2012   / 13473 views
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Southern Romania is paralysed by heavy snow leaving a lot of people stuck in their cars. The country has even drafted in the army to rescue hundreds of travellers stranded by blizzards that dumped up to a meter of snow in 24 hours.

 

Snow Storm in Romania

An Impressive Natural Phenomenon (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 26 Jan 2012   / 11157 views
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Does it look like snow to you? Well, it’s not.

 

An Impressive Natural Phenomenon

One of the Oldest Trees in the World Is Gone (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 18 Jan 2012   / 9319 views
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Bald cypress tree that grew in Central Florida, was 3,500 years old and 125 feet (38 meters) tall is now gone. Police is searching for the person who destroyed the tree known as “The Senator” by fire.

 

One of the Oldest Trees in the World Is Gone

Unusual Plant (4 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 13 Jan 2012   / 10716 views
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Do you think it's a forest? Take a look inside the post.

 

Unusual Plant

"Snow Monsters" in Japan (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 27 Dec 2011   / 8021 views
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Have you heard about Japanese "snow monsters"?

 

"Snow Monsters" in Japan

The Visual Beauty of Tornados and Hurricanes (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 19 Nov 2011   / 9925 views
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While these powerful storms hurled down by Mother Nature are extremely destructive, they can also be breathtaking. Check out these spinning wind tunnels and brightly lit skies.

 

The Visual Beauty of Tornados and Hurricanes

Amazing Pool in Texas (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 15 Nov 2011   / 12569 views
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This place is probably the most beautiful in Texas. It’s Hamilton Pool that was created thanks to the collapse of the underground river’s dome because of erosion thousands of years ago.

 

Amazing Pool in Texas

Bizarre Underwater Volcanic Eruptions (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 12 Nov 2011   / 9793 views
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Just off the Canary Island of El Hierro there are strange bubbling volcanic eruptions spotted for the first time in October. These eruptions cause up to 65-foot high shooting fountains of scalding water and pumice stone.

 

Bizarre Underwater Volcanic Eruptions

Starlings Dancing in the Skies of Scotland (14 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 9 Nov 2011   / 4412 views
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Gretna Green is a Scottish village famous for the bird “air shows”. Each year European starlings migrate to wintering in Scotland. Flocks of these birds soar and form bizarre shapes in the sky as if they were dancing. Many come to witness their unusual twists in the air.

 

Starlings Dancing in the Skies of Scotland

Unusual Rock Formations from Around the Globe (25 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 8 Nov 2011   / 14343 views
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These are some of the most unusual and breathtaking rock formations ever. The Earth hides so many secrets…

 

Mushroom And Chicken Rocks, The White Desert, Egypt

Unusual Rock Formations from Around the Globe

Beautiful Fall in Photos (44 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 8 Nov 2011   / 7564 views
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Autumn photographs are especially beautiful when the leaves change their colors from golden to crimson and fall to the ground. This selection of images shows fall in all its magnificence.

 

Beautiful Fall in Photos

The Beautiful Yellow Dragon Scales (9 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature 5 Nov 2011   / 6471 views
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These gorgeous gold-lipped pools of water can be found in the Huanlun valley. They seem to be gently carved out of the earth. Only nature can produce such awe-inspiring beauty.

 

The Beautiful Yellow Dragon Scales
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