Tag: phenomena

Dec 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

The rare event was captured by Karim Bouchetata, just outside of the small Algerian town of Ain Sefra

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Dec 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

The Namib Sand Sea is a World Heritage Site and the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog

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Dec 14, 2016

How a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Destroys Half an Acre of Waves on this Lake

How a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Destroys Half an Acre of Waves on this Lake

“What The Physics?!” investigates how a tablespoon of olive oil destroys half an acre of waves on this lake

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Dec 12, 2016

Picture of the Day: Outdoor Lights After a Snowstorm in Chicago

Picture of the Day: Outdoor Lights After a Snowstorm in Chicago

A set of outdoor lights becomes encased in snow, creating an unexpectedly beautiful glowing effect

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Dec 7, 2016

Photographer Captures Fog Waves That Look Like Oceans in the Sky

Photographer Captures Fog Waves That Look Like Oceans in the Sky

Professional photographer Nick Steinberg is a self-professed ‘fogaholic’

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Nov 24, 2016

Check Out the Size of the Waves Typhoon Megi Unleashed on Taiwan Last Month

Check Out the Size of the Waves Typhoon Megi Unleashed on Taiwan Last Month

A video compilation of some of the biggest crashing waves you will ever see

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Nov 23, 2016

An Acoustic Rendition of Metallica’s Nothing Else Matters from the Inside of a Guitar

An Acoustic Rendition of Metallica’s Nothing Else Matters from the Inside of a Guitar

Watch as the rolling shutter effect makes the guitar strings appear to wobble and look like little sine waves

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