Walking with our steady cam, our eyes scan the world. See enough, we write it down.
The more we get down, the more connections we can make — the more disparate items we can intermix the better.
Should we not lace anything, we wait. We given the brain a night’s rest so it can untangle shaggy shapes into coherent bodies of thought.
All of a sudden the ideas come without asking for them, all by…
Take a look at this video of these ultra-rare trippy rainbow blanket octopuses caught on camera off the coast of Romblon, Philippines.
Coincidentally, they arrive just in time for Pride month.
It’s no wonder these intelligent alien-looking creatures have “half a billion neurons, about as many as a dog.” And most of those neurons are in their arms. They may even have a consciousness.
These are 100% real, actual butterflies.
The green dragontail butterfly (Lamproptera meges) is one of the smallest species of swallowtail butterfly and one of the very few species with wing transparency.
This footage, which was captured in Thailand, is by Kazuo Unno, insect aficionado extraordinaire and wildlife photographer.
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The Bailong Elevator is the world’s highest outdoor elevator, towering an astonishing 1,070 feet high inside the National Forest Park in the Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie. China. Opened in 2002, the elevator allows 50 visitors at a time to skip up the mountain in two minutes versus a dangerous five-hour car ride.
As you can imagine, the outdoor lift also provides panoramic…
With the polar vortex sweeping the Midwest and other parts of the nation, there are some animals like alligators that welcome the freeze.
Crocodiles in North Carolina take in winter by letting their body freeze while allowing their nostrils to hang out in the air. The survival mechanism is called brumation, where there the reptile hibernates underwater for a few days at a time to lowers its…
If you think you’re brave, think again. This skydiving chick makes a steep jump and somehow (somehow!), survives multiple crushing hits on the way down. Unbelievable.
“The resilience of barnacle goose chick is extraordinary,” says the show’s commentator. Yes, indeed.