Natural History

Natural Wonders: Valley of the Geysers

The Valley of the Geysers on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula...

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The Route Up Link Sar: A Herd of Ibex Showed the Way

The following is a little add-on to last week's...
the sphinx snow patch

Famous UK Snow Patch Fully Melts For Just 8th Time in 300 Years

The Sphinx, a well-known snow patch in the Cairngorms...

Natural Wonders: The Smoking Hills

In 1850, the Irish explorer Robert McClure saw smoke...

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Natural Wonders: Nazaré Waves

The unassuming seaside town of Nazaré in Portugal is...
International Sloth Day

Hey, It’s International Sloth Day

October 20 marks International Sloth Day. Yes, for real....

Natural Wonders: The Tunguska Event

Die-hard fans of The X- Files will remember the...

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Solar flares – like this one captured by a NASA satellite orbiting the Sun – eject huge amounts of radiation. Image: NASA via Wikicommons

Solar Flare Causes Geomagnetic Storm, Aurora Expected In Northern Reaches

On Saturday, October 9, specialists at NASA's Solar Dynamics...

Tall el-Hammam: Sodom Found?

Is it possible that the biblical city of Sodom...
arizona sea monkeys

Arizona Downpour Hatches Prehistoric Sea Monkeys in Never-Before-Seen Event

"Just add water." The prompt had deep roots in...

Kuril Islands Mystery: Beach Sand on Fire

Some years ago, I spent a month on the...

Natural Wonders: Earthquake Lights

During an earthquake, strange lights sometimes appear in the...

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Massive Volcanic Eruption Rocks Spain’s Trail-Running Paradise

A massive volcanic eruption has devastated the center of...

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Natural Wonders: Rare Clouds

Some unusual clouds, like lenticulars, are familiar. Others, like...

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