Category: NATURE/SPACE

Jun 22, 2016

Musician Plays Piano in the Middle of the Arctic as Calving Glaciers Crash Behind Him

Musician Plays Piano in the Middle of the Arctic as Calving Glaciers Crash Behind Him

Acclaimed composer Ludovico Einaudi performs on a grand piano on a floating platform in front of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier

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Jun 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Rare Morning Glory Roll Clouds

Picture of the Day: Rare Morning Glory Roll Clouds

Spotted off the coast of Burketown, Queensland, Australia is a rare meteorological phenomenon that can be up to 1,000 km long

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Jun 20, 2016

Picture of the Day: Frosted Sand Dunes on Mars

Picture of the Day: Frosted Sand Dunes on Mars

Sand dunes cover much of this terrain, which has large boulders lying on flat areas between the dunes. It is late winter in the southern hemisphere of Mars, and these dunes are just getting enough sunlight to start defrosting their seasonal cover of carbon dioxide. Spots form where pressurized carbon dioxide gas escapes to the surface

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Jun 16, 2016

This XKCD Infographic Shows How Much of the Ocean We Don’t See

This XKCD Infographic Shows How Much of the Ocean We Don’t See

95% of Earth’s living space is underwater and we know very little about it

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Jun 15, 2016

Picture of the Day: Perfect Rainbow Over Mount Vesuvius

Picture of the Day: Perfect Rainbow Over Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is a stratovolcano in Italy and the only one on European mainland to have erupted in the last 100 years

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Jun 15, 2016

Close-Up of the First Mechanical Gear Ever Found in Nature

Close-Up of the First Mechanical Gear Ever Found in Nature

The biological form of a mechanical gear was observed in juvenile planthoppers, a common insect found in gardens across Europe

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Jun 11, 2016

A Bald Eagle and Canada Goose Squared Off and Someone Caught It All (10 Photos)

A Bald Eagle and Canada Goose Squared Off and Someone Caught It All (10 Photos)

Lisa Bell was vacationing with her family at Canada’s Spider Lake Springs and witnessed a once-in-a-lifetime encounter she’ll never forget

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