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Lightning Strikes a Little Too Close to Water Skiers
Two water skiers got quite a shock when a bolt of lightning came down from the partly blue sky and struck the water near them. The water skier being filmed didn't seem to notice it, so he won't realize how close a call he had until he sees the video. Maybe that'll teach them not go ou…
Did This Woman Use Prayer to Chase Away a Tornado?
Tornadoes wreaked havoc in the middle parts of the US on Friday, killing 39 people in five states. Storms of this force and magnitude can strike in an instant, and typically the only thing you can do if you find yourself in the deadly storm's crosshairs is hope you are able to get to a storm cellar.
Photographer Captures Stunning Shots of Star Trails
To capture these stunning long-exposure images of star trails in the Australian night sky, photographer Lincoln Harrison had to endure a grueling 15-hour shoot in freezing conditions. (Yup, it really does get cold at some point in Australia.) But we'd say the end result was well worth the effor…
Mother Nature’s Top 10 Freakout Moments of 2011
Every year, Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s the boss and 2011 was no different. In fact, it was the second most expensive year on record for insurers, costing $108 billion. Here’s a look back at the 10 most memorable natural disasters of 2011 in chronological o…
Watch a Glorious Video of Our Planet at Its Most Stunning
For the past two years, videographer Tom Lowe has been shooting footage of the American Southwest for his upcoming ultra-HD time lapse feature film 'TimeScapes.'
The new trailer has just been released online, and the footage Lowe has captured of both our planet's natural and man-m…
What Are the New Seven Wonders of Nature? [PHOTOS]
Votes have been cast, the results are in and the world has chosen seven new wonders of nature with some old favorites missing from the list.
On Friday, November 11, the New7Wonders organization announced the world’s choices for the new Seven Wonders of Nature to help commemorate the 1…

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