NATURE-SCIENCE

Family Who Buried Their Dog's Ashes In The Backyard Looks Outside To See A Remarkable Sight

When a beloved pet passes away, it’s almost like losing a loved one. As with human family members, we search for a special way to honor our deceased pets’ lives after they’ve gone.

14 Bizarre Photos That Prove Human Genetics Are Even Weirder Than People Realize

As Forrest Gump once brilliantly explained, “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get.” Never has that statement rung more true than when it pertains to our family genetics!

People Pay Hundreds Of Dollars For This Rare Delicacy That Does Crazy Things To Their Bodies

There aren’t many foods as delicious and multifaceted as honey. You can add it to just about any hot beverage or breakfast dish, and it’s guaranteed to give your meal a much-needed sweet kick.

Woman Cracks Open A Huge Wrinkly Egg Only To Find Something That Makes No Sense

Anyone you ask can assure you that dinosaurs don’t exist anymore (at least, not in the traditional sense). But one look at this video and you’ll be questioning whether or not that’s really true!

Man Trips Over A 'Pile Of Dirt' Before Realizing It Could Actually Make Him Famous

From a colorful sunset to the surprise appearance of an adorable critter, nature always has a way of surprising us. But sometimes, she hits us with something so big that it changes the way we see things… literally.

Elderly Couple Is On The Beach When The Unthinkable Happens Out Of Nowhere

In some ways, it’s perfectly understandable why someone would want to sit on the beach and watch a storm roll in from the ocean. Seeing the pure, unbridled fury of nature without any visual obstructions can be breathtaking.

Astronaut Shakes Up A Can Of Soda At The Bottom Of The Ocean To Prove A Crazy Point

As an astronaut and engineer, Chris Hadfield knows more about physics than just about anyone. Not only that, but he’s seen pretty much everything. So when even he’s amazed by something, you know it’s got to be pretty mind-blowing.

Massive Spiral Fossils Known As 'Devil's Corkscrews' Have The Strangest Origins

Science can help explain a lot about the natural wonders of the world, but it doesn’t have an answer for everything. Sometimes, experts are left scratching their heads at how certain structures came to be.

Nobody Can Explain This 'Zone Of Silence' And Its Mysterious Powers

In many ways, we’ve grown accustomed to science finding suitable explanations for all of the bizarre natural phenomena in the universe. If there’s something almost too unreal to be believed, there’s typically a logical answer as to what caused it.

Russia Goes Into A State Of Emergency Every Year For This Nightmare Of Biblical Proportions

There’s a reason the American midwest is called “the Heartland.” With parries and farms stretching as far as the eye can see, there are resources aplenty—and it’s those resources that keep a country’s blood pumpin’. All said, there’s no overstating the importance of farmland to a nation.

Miners Uncover A Stunning Underground Treasure Trove Full Of Bizarre Glowing Rocks

Usually when you think about an underground mine, you only really imagine what comes out of them. Sure, mines may be where we go to retrieve coal and diamonds, but there’s a lot more to mining as a profession than many of us realize.

Bizarre Stones Found In Romania Actually Appear To Be 'Alive'

The world is full of natural marvels. In just about every location on the planet, you can find some astounding aspect that leaves you in awe at the power and grandeur of Mother Nature.

Flat Tire Leads To A Discovery That Totally Changes The Course Of History

Paleontologists dedicate a huge portion of their lives to understanding what life was like for creatures like dinosaurs in ancient times. When they aren’t hunched over books and researching, they’re likely spending countless hours at dig sites under the boiling hot sun.

Bizarre Rock Wall In China Lays 'Eggs' Every 30 Years And Scientists Still Don't Know Why

As much as science has helped us to understand our natural world, there are still plenty of anomalies it cannot explain. When confronted with some of nature’s most bizarre creations, even the most knowledgeable experts can sometimes be left scratching their heads.

Turns Out All Blue-Eyed People Have A Very Weird Thing In Common That Few Realize

Though it seems obvious, your family tree doesn’t end at your great-grandparents, or even your great-great-great-great-grandparents. Everyone is the result of an unknowable number of couplings across millions of years, and trying to trace it all the way back is basically impossible.

Strange Object That Washed Ashore During A Hurricane Could Be Hundreds Of Years Old

When natural disasters strike, there is only so much a person can do to be prepared. You can stock up on supplies and move to someplace safe, but a hurricane can still leave tremendous damage behind.

Massive Hole In The Rock Leads Farmer To A Discovery That Stuns The Entire World

We all have a list of places that we would like to visit in our lifetime. For many, this includes traveling to Egypt to visit the Great Pyramids or to China to see the Great Wall.

These Crazy 'Zombie Snails' Are Responsible For Thousands Of Deaths Every Year

When you think of the world’s most dangerous animals, chances are you picture creatures like lions, snakes, and sharks. And why wouldn’t you? All three are known for being exceedingly dangerous to humans, and people do lose their lives to these animals in regular numbers every year.

Man Sprays Sugar On The Outside Walls Of His House For A Truly Genius Reason

There are few things worse for a homeowner than discovering an infestation of ants. Not only do you have to deal with unwelcome pests, but you usually have to pay a professional to spray dangerous chemicals all around your home.

Lumberjacks Know They're Onto Something Odd When They See Strange Marks Inside A Tree

Physically speaking, lumberjacks have a exhaustingly difficult profession. While tough, it also requires skilled workers to maneuver the huge pieces of tree trunks safely to the ground. Still, it doesn’t always seem like it would be the most exciting job—if you’ve seen one tree felled, you’ve seen ’em all, right?

Passenger Jet Pulls Off A Stunning Landing After Navigating 3 Tornadoes

When it comes to travel, it doesn’t get any faster than flying. However, if you’re one of the nearly 1 in 3 people in the United States who is afraid of flying, it can be a real trial on your nerves.

20 Photos Of The Natural World That Make Everyone Go 'Whoa!'

The natural world never fails to find ways to surprise us. Once we think we’ve seen and experienced it all, nature stuns us with imagery and phenomena that we never could’ve imagined.

10 Crazy Trees That Will Swallow Anything That Gets In Their Way

No matter where you live, chances are that you see at least one tree every single day. You can live in the big city or in the rural parts of the world, but trees are everywhere—we just don’t always notice them.

Anyone Who Sees This Rare Eerie-Looking Fog In Real Life Should Run Away Fast

Driving in a heavy fog is very dangerous, but not many people know that fog can be fatal in other ways than by simply hindering visibility.

Man Plants Seeds In the Same Spot Every Day For 38 Years With Breathtaking Results

All over the world, we can see growing evidence that our planet is changing. From melting polar ice caps to the smog in Los Angeles, it’s obvious that something needs to be done… and fast.