Maramures County, Romania Photo by anabroaste via Flickr Winter over a beautiful rural mountain setting of Maramures county.
Mantis shrimp close-up. Photo by prilfish via Flickr With trinocular vision, depth perception and the ability to distinguish colors, ultraviolet, visible and infra-red light, the eye of a mantis shrimp is considered by the scientists one of nature’s greatest engineering masterpieces.
According to a new study, the first documentation of coral mass migration, corals around Japan are rapidly moving house northwards. It appears that the march to the poles of these reef builders sensitive to changes in water temperature, is a direct cosequence of the climate change. The corals found to have migrated polewards since 1930 […]
Designed by Chalermchai Kositpipat, a Thai visual artist, Wat Rong Khun is a contemporary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The innovative element of the design is the presence of contemporary images throughout the interior. The epic mural images include modern sequences such as The Predator, Spiderman, Batman, Neo from The Matrix, Avatar etc. Photo […]
Animal Crossing Sign gives notice that caution must be taken, warning that animals may cross the road, and also that, at the intersection with human civilization, the wild animals should have the right to life. The following pictures represent Animal Crossing Signs warning about endangered animal species: Australia, Armadillo Crossing Sign (photo by tm-tm via […]
Polar stratospheric clouds, also known as nacreous clouds or mother-of-pearl clouds, form at very high altitudes and very low temperatures, in the southern hemisphere winter. Due to their high altitude and the Earth’s curvature, the nacreous clouds receive sunlight from below the horizon and reflect it to the ground, offering a spectacular view with intense […]
If people like to play in the snow working hard to roll imperfectly round snowballs, sometimes nature plays the same game, creating beautiful logarithmic spirals, commonly known as snow rollers, snow snails or snow wheels. The formation of these unusual snow accumulations is very rare because it requires a certain balance of air temperature, ice, snow, […]