Tag: nature

Apr 23, 2015

You’ll Never Look at a Cinnamon Stick the Same Again

You’ll Never Look at a Cinnamon Stick the Same Again

One of the most beloved spices in the world is actually the dried and curled up inner bark of one of several varietals of trees in the genus Cinnamomum. Cassia Cinnamon is one of those varietals and the majority of it grows in the lush Kerenci Valley on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.…

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Apr 15, 2015

Guy Captures Crazy Close-Up Footage After Getting Caught in Tornado’s Path

Guy Captures Crazy Close-Up Footage After Getting Caught in Tornado’s Path

On 9 April 2015 a powerful EF-4 tornado barrelled through northern Illinois. Sam Smith, a businessman from North Carolina, was travelling from Minnesota to Indianapolis when he got caught in the tornado’s path. Smith says he had never experienced this type of weather so wasn’t sure what the safest course of action was. He…

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Apr 14, 2015

Pro Snowboarder Moves Off the Grid Into 225 sq ft Dream House Surrounded by Nature

Pro Snowboarder Moves Off the Grid Into 225 sq ft Dream House Surrounded by Nature

Mike Basich ditched his 4,000 sq. ft home in the city and self-built a 225 sq. ft dream house off the grid on 40 snow-covered acres near Truckee, CA to be closer to nature. He even has his own chairlift!

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Mar 24, 2015

When It Comes To Food, Ravens Will Not Be Denied

When It Comes To Food, Ravens Will Not Be Denied

Ravens are regarded as one of the most intelligent animals on the planet. See why, as they challenge a bald eagle and outsmart a fisherman in their quest for food. If you found this video impressive, be sure to check out our previous posts HERE and HERE, highlighting the intelligence of corvids, a family…

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Mar 23, 2015

Incredible Timelapse Shows Plant Seed Drilling Itself Into the Ground

Incredible Timelapse Shows Plant Seed Drilling Itself Into the Ground

This is the seed of Erodium cicutarium (stork’s bill or filaree), which upon having contact with water will bore or drill itself into the ground in order for the seed to sprout. Watch closely as the seed will reverse itself several times, possibly to bury itself further in to the ground. Erodium cicutarium is…

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Mar 18, 2015

Breathtaking 5K Timelapse Shows 21 Different Flowers in Bloom

Breathtaking 5K Timelapse Shows 21 Different Flowers in Bloom

4 months and 9,624 photos later, Thomas Blanchard has released his first flower timelapse, shot in 5K RAW. Blanchard explains: “I created this video simply because I love nature. I always found the flower’s timelapses fabulous, but most of the time they are made with a black background. Then I told myself to make…

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Mar 16, 2015

A Breathtaking Timelapse Tour of North American Landscapes

A Breathtaking Timelapse Tour of North American Landscapes

After 4 months, 14,000 miles and 20,000 still images, photographer Shane Black returns with Adventure is Calling II, a beautiful timelapse tour of US and Canadian landscapes (see Part I here). Shane captured the scenes last summer as he travelled across the United States and Canada teaching workshops, shooting whenever he could along the…

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